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Jana Hainsworth

Secretary General

Oversight of day-to-day management of the network and its strategic development.

Languages

English, French, Spanish

Contact

Phone: +32 (0)2 211 05 50  

E-mail: Jana.Hainsworth(at)eurochild(dot)org 

Twitter:  @JanaHainsworth

Valeria Santostefano

Director of Programmes

Oversees Eurochild’s programmatic work, including activities linked to the funded partnerships on early childhood development and children in alternative care. Supports Eurochild in developing relationships with funding partners and facilitates generating project ideas.

Languages

English, Italian          

Phone

+32 (0)2 211 05 58

Email
valeria(dot)santostefano(at)eurochild.org

Reka Tunyogi

Head of Advocacy

Coordination of Eurochild’s advocacy work with EU institutions and oversight of influencing strategy.

Languages

English, French, Hungarian, Dutch, Spanish

Phone
+32 (0)2 211 05 54

Email
reka.tunyogi(at)eurochild(dot)org

Mieke Schuurman

Senior Advisor - Child Rights & Safeguarding 

Advises secretariat staff & management board in relation to children’s rights & safeguarding. Oversees Eurochild’s child participation work and represents Eurochild externally, in particular with regards the UN and Council of Europe.

Languages
English, French, Dutch, German                       

Phone
+31 (0)622205680

Email
mieke.schuurman(at)eurochild(dot)org

Andrea Witt

Director of Operations

Responsible for internal processes, governance, membership development & engagement, events management & mainstreaming child participation across the network’s activities.

Languages
English, French, Hungarian                   

Phone
+32 (0)2 211 05 55

Email
andrea.witt(at)eurochild(dot)org

Agata D'Addato

Senior Project Manager

Coordination & supervision of tasks linked to time-bound projects & deliverables agreed in Eurochild’s work programme & its funded partnerships.

Languages

English, French, Italian, Spanish            

Phone

+32 (0)2 211 05 58

Email
agata.daddato(at)eurochild(dot)org

Alice Hagger-Vaughan

Child Participation

Responsible for supporting the development & delivery of Eurochild’s child participation strategy. Facilitates the meaningful participation of children in Eurochild’s work and activities, in particular through the Eurochild Children’s Council and the National Eurochild Forums. Supports capacity building of Eurochild secretariat staff,  membership and other stake holders to work directly with children and young people.

Languages
English, Spanish, German

Phone
+32 (0)2 211 05 52

Email

alice.hagger-vaughan(at)eurochild(dot)org

Axelle Stainier

Director of Finance

Ensures professional management of Eurochild’s accounts & finances. Responsible for human resource administration and oversees office management.

Languages
English-Dutch-German and French
 

Phone
+32 (0)2 211 05 52

Email
Axelle.Stainier(at)eurochild(dot)org

Enrico Paolo Tormen

EU Affairs Assistant

Support Eurochild’s influencing work including political advocacy on eradicating child poverty, promoting well-being and mainstreaming of children’s rights in all EU processes.
Languages

English, Italian 

Phone
+32 (0)2 211 05 58

Email
Enrico.Tormen(at)eurochild(dot)org

Jens Ladekarl

Child Participation and Conference Assistant

Support development & delivery of Eurochild’s child participation strategy. Contribute to the preparation, planning, delivery and follow-up of Eurochild’s Bi-annual Conference.

Languages
English, Danish

Phone
+32 (0)2 211 05 52

Email

Jens(dot)Ladekarl(at)eurochild.org

Prerna Humpal

Head of Communications

Lead on development and implementation of Eurochild’s external and internal communications, and support the policy team to maximise the effectiveness of Eurochild’s advocacy and campaigns.

Languages
English, French, Hindi       

Phone
+32 (0)2 211 05 53

Email
prerna.humpal(at)eurochild(dot)org

Zuzana Konradova

Thematic Coordinator - Children in Alternative Care

Coordinates Eurochild’s thematic work on children in alternative care.

Languages
English, Slovak                   

Phone
+32 (0)2 211 05 59

Email

Zuzana.Konradova(at)eurochild(dot)org  

Audrey Liénard

Audrey Liénard

Events and Office Assistant

Provides logistical and administrative assistance, in particular in relation to events, office management and general administration.

Languages


French, English, Italian

Phone
+32 (0) 2 211 05 50

Email

audrey.lienard@eurochild.org

Davide Rambaldi

Communications Officer

Responsible for Eurochild’s information & communication products. Supports out-reach to members, children & young people, partners & external stakeholders to increase their engagement with Eurochild.

Languages
English, Italian, French

Phone
+32 (0)2 211 05 56

Email
Davide.Rambaldi(at)eurochild(dot)org

Fanni Mátyók

Membership and Network Development Officer

Responsible for membership administration & database development and facilitation of membership recruitment & engagement. Coordinates capacity building & engagement of Eurochild National Partner Networks.

Languages


Hungarian, German, English

Phone
+32 (0)2 211 05 50

Email
fanni.matyok(at)eurochild(dot)org

Anastesia Mondesir

Policy and Advocacy Intern

Assists in the development and implementation of Eurochild policy and advocacy priorities.

Languages

English, French

Phone
+32 (0)2 211 05 58

Email
Policy.Intern(at)eurochild(dot)org

Rebecca Holst Fredslund

Communications Intern

Supporting the Communications team to produce and disseminate newsletters, maintain and update website and social media.

Languages

English, Danish

Phone
+32 (0)2 211 05 56

Email

CommsIntern(at)eurochild(at)org

Ciaran O'Donnell

Policy and Project Assistant

Assists Eurochild’s work on children in alternative care. Specifically, contributes to research, advocacy, project management and communications outputs for the DataCare and CarePath projects.

Languages
English, Swedish

Phone
+32 (0)2 211 0559

Email

ciaran(dot)ODonnell(at)eurochild(dot)org