Mark Worth manages the International Whistleblower Project at Blueprint for Free Speech, an Australian-based NGO that advocates for freedom-of-expression rights worldwide. He is a member of the UNODC Expert Group on whistleblowing, an advisor to the OECD, and a legal and policy consultant for many countries.
Prior, he was the founding coordinator of Transparency International’s whistleblower programme. He was instrumental in advancing whistleblower legislation in many countries and drafting international guidelines for whistleblower protection laws.
Worth has been a civil society advocate and investigative journalist in the US and Europe for 30 years. He specialises in government and corporate accountability, freedom of speech, citizen participation, food safety and media integrity.
He has held leadership positions at the consumer organisations Public Citizen (founded by Ralph Nader) and Food & Water Europe. He has written for many publications and media companies, and is the founding publisher of award-winning independent newsmagazines. He holds degrees in journalism from the University of Florida and engineering from the Florida Institute of Technology.