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Secretary General

Project Team

Timothy Ghilain

Head of Project Development

+32 2 233 77 22
French, English

Giulia Bergamasco

Project Development Officer

+32 2 233 77 22
Italian, English, French

Ana Hannotte

Project Development Officer

+32 2 233 77 22
Portuguese, English, French

Omor Ahmed

Project Development Officer

+32 2 233 77 22
Bangla, English

Nóra Györke

Project Development Officer

+32 2 233 77 22

English, Hungarian, French 

Policy Team

Thomas Bignal

Head of Policy

+32 2 233 77 23
English, French

Konstantina Leventi

Senior Policy Officer

+32 2 233 77 23
Greek, English

Irene Bertana

Senior Policy Officer

+32 2 233 77 23
Italian, English, French, Spanish

Fabrizio De Angelis

Policy Officer

+32 2 233 77 23
Italian, English

Fabiana Scarano

Junior Policy Officer

+32 2 233 77 23

Italian, English, French

 

 

Knowledge and Innovation Team

Renaud Scheuer

Head of Knowledge and Innovation

+32 2 233 77 25
French, English

Zoé Lardou

Learning and Development Officer

+32 2 233 77 22
French, English

Miguel Buitrago

Research and Development Officer

+32 2 233 77 25
Spanish, English, Dutch

Sasha Leone

Knowledge and E-Learning Officer

+32 2 233 77 22

English 

Operations Team

Rachel Vaughan

Head of Operations

+32 2 233 77 20
English

Sonia Staskowiak

Senior Finance Officer

+32 2 233 77 20
Dutch, English, French, German

Najia El Jaouhari

Finance Officer

+32 2 233 77 20
French, English

Sydney Von Ihering

Communications and Project Officer

+32 2 233 77 20
English, Spanish, French

Dimitri Papakoch

Events and Operations Officer

+32 2 233 77 20

Macedonian, English, French, Bulgarian, Serbian, Croatian

Marina Antanasiotis

Communications Officer

+32 2 233 77 20
Greek, English, French

Tavishi Rekhi

Communications Officer

+32 2 233 77 20
Hindi, English

Dionyssis Antanasiotis

Office Assistant

+32 2 233 77 20
Greek, English, French

Adriana Elena Popa

Membership Officer (On maternity leave)

+32 2 233 77 20
Romanian, English

Ángela Corbi

Membership Officer

+32 2 233 77 22

Spanish, English

 

Board Members

James Crowe

Chair of the Board

Karin Astegger

Lebenshilfe (Austria)

Valerija Bužan

CUDV Draga (Slovenia)

James Churchill

Social Care Training (UK)

Stef de Cock

Equal Employment Europe (Belgium)

Lieve Dekempeneer

Hubbie (Belgium)

Vasilka Dimoska

PORAKA (North Macedonia)

Fabrizio Fea

Associazione Scuola Viva onlus (Italy)

Javier Güemes Pedraza

Fundacion ONCE (Spain

Evert-Jan Hoogerwerf

AIAS Bologna onlus (Italy)

Mirela Juka

Down Syndrome Albania (Albania)

Eoin Nash

Cope Foundation (Ireland)

Akos Pordan

Hand in Hand Foundation (Hungary)

Petra Rantamäki

KVPS (Finland)

Peter Saxenhofer

INSOS (Switzerland)

Jose Maria Solé I Chavero

Fundació Tutelar de les Comarques Gironines (SUPPORT) (Spain)

Miguel Valles

CECD Mira Sintra (Portugal)

Kathrin Völker

BAG WfbM (Germany)

Agapi Papadaki

Amimoni (Greece)

Elisabeth Lammers

Unapei (France)

Maya Doneva

EASPD Secretary General (Ex officio, without voting right)

Executive Committee Members

Jim Crowe

President

Karin Astegger

Vice-President

 Lebenshilfe (Austria)

Valerija Bužan

Vice-President

SOUSS (Slovenia)

Javier Güemes Pedraza

Vice-President

Fundacion ONCE (Spain)

Peter Saxenhofer

Treasurer

INSOS (Switzerland)

Maya Doneva

Secretary General (ex-officio)

EASPD