Chairman FPA 1990-1995, 2009-2010
Conny Mus was born on October 21, 1950 in Amsterdam, Holland. He attended the Amsterdam Free University. In 1982 he started out as a freelance reporter/producer for public broadcasters & the Holland Media Group. In 1990, he became the Middle East Correspondent for RTL4 News – Holland Media Group and VTM News – Belgium. After five years as a Board member of the Foreign Press Association, he became chairman from 1990 to 1995. Working also as a columnist for several magazines Mus has covered news events from the Revolution in Rumania, the Kosovo War, Lebanon War, Gulf Wars, Desert Fox in Iraq, to the earthquake in Turkey, elections in Cambodia, the Moscow coup and the Palestinian Israeli Conflict since 1982. The Peace negotiations in Washington, Madrid and Egypt, as well as news events in Syria, Lebanon, Cyprus, Jordan, Egypt and Libya. Mus served a second term as FPA Chairman until his passing on August 19, 2010, in Amsterdam.