Margo Smit took over as President of ONO in June 2021.
Previous to becoming President, Margo had been the Treasurer of ONO and a long-standing Board Member,
Margo is the Ombudsman for journalism content at NPO, the public broadcaster of The Netherlands. You can find her website here: https://ombudsman.npo.nl/
She also has a long history as a distinguished investigative reporter and film-maker on Dutch Public TV. She is Vice-Chair of the Global Investigative Journalism Network.
In 2018, Margo and NPO hosted the Annual ONO Conference in The Netherlands, on the theme of “Building Trust – Tools and Ideas for Ombudsmen, Public Editors and Standards Editors to rebuild public belief in news media”.