Supervisory Board and Staff members

The highest decision-making body of Eurodiaconia is the Annual General Meeting (AGM). The AGM is hosted by alternate member organisations across Europe.

The AGM decides on the strategy and work plan for the coming year which is monitored by the Supervisory Board. Members are elected for 4 years.

The Board currently consists of:

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Sindre Skeie

Diakonhjemmet, Norway

Chairperson
Victoria Munsey

Victoria Munsey

Diaconia Valdese, Italy

Vice-Chairperson
Olli Holmstrom

  Olli Holmstrom

Diakonissalaitos, Finland

Iwona Baraniec

Iwona Baraniec

Diakonia Polska, Poland

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Ramona Petrika

Diakonija, Latvia

Stephanie Scholz

Stephanie Scholz

Diakonie Deutschland, Germany

Vasileios Meichanetsidis

Vasileios Meichanetsidis

Apostolì, Greece

The work of Eurodiaconia is carried out in cooperation with members through topical networks and coordinated by the Eurodiaconia’s secretariat in Brussels, staffed by:

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Heather Roy

Secretary General

Areas of work

  • General coordination
  • Internal and External Relationships
  • Economic and Social Policies
  • Faith in Social Care

Languages: English, French

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Anne-Sophie Wislocki

Policy and Membership Development Officer

Areas of work

  • European Pillar of Social Rights
  • Roma inclusion
  • EU presidencies

Languages: English, French, German, Italian

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Florian Tuder

Senior Policy, Projects and Research Officer

Areas of work

  • Research
  • Projects and partnership development
  • Youth inclusion
  • EU Funding

Languages: English, German, Romanian, French

Gabriela Agatiello

Gabriela Agatiello

Policy and Membership Development Officer
(Maternity leave)

Areas of work

  • Migration and Social Inclusion
  • Migrants Integration

Languages: English, Spanish, French

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Lukas Humer

Policy and Membership Development Officer

lukas.humer@eurodiaconia.org
 +32 2 234 38 62

Areas of work

  • Migration and Social Inclusion
  • Migrants Integration
  • Roma inclusion

Languages: English, German, Spanish

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Stefan Kitzmann

Policy and Membership Development Officer

Areas of work

  • Access to employment
  • EU presidencies
  • Extreme poverty
  • Youth inclusion
  • Urban areas

Languages: English, German

Laura Rayner

Laura Rayner

Policy and Membership Development Officer

Areas of work

  • European Pillar of Social Rights
  • European Semester
  • Healthy Ageing and Long-Term Care
  • Social Services

Languages: English, Dutch

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Antonio La Mantia

Senior Communication and Membership Officer

Areas of work

  • Press Office
  • Social media
  • Members
  • Annual General Meeting
  • Communications Strategy

Languages: English, Italian, French, Portuguese

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Virginia Demoulin

Administration and Events Officer

Areas of work

  • Administration
  • Annual General Meeting
  • Events
  • Membership
  • Human Resources

Languages: English, French

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Alix de Noircarme

Policy Assistant

Areas of work

  • European Semester
  • European Pillar of Social Rights
  • Access to Employment
  • Social Services

Languages: English, French, German

Jonathan Ambrogi

Jonathan Ambrogi

Communications, Events and Projects Assistant

Areas of work

  • Communications Projects
  • EU funding
  • Member visits
  • Annual general meeting
  • General events support

Languages: English, French, Spanish, Italian, Dutch

Statutes and Finance

Eurodiaconia is a registered AISBL (Association Internationale Sans But Lucratif) in Belgium. Our statutes are available in English and French as well as German. Our internal rules are available in English.

We receive support from the European Union Programme for Employment and Social Innovation “EaSI” (2014-2020). For further information, please consult: http://ec.europa.eu/social/easi.

We receive membership fees, whose system takes into account the economic capacity of each member, as well as solidarity contributions.

Last but not least, since recent years, we receive a grant from the Otto Per Mille Foundation to provide training for members on accessing EU funds.

Eurodiaconia accounts for 2018

2018 2016
INCOME Budget Actual at Year End Variance Actual
Solidarity Contributions and membership fees 150,375 € 142,578 € -7,797 € 153,710 €
Sub total 150,375 € 142,578 € -7,797 € 153,710
Conference Fees 9,500 € 10,085 € 585 € 9,570 €
Other Income including small grant income 23,125 € 28,320 € 5,195 € 3,255 €
Sub total 32,625 € 38,405 € 5,780 € 12,825 €
European Commission PROGRESS Grant 580,212 € 564,139 € -16,073 € 499,939 €
Sub total 580,212 € 564,139 € -16,073 € 499,939 €
Total 763,212 € 745,122 € -18,090 € 666,474 €
2018 2016
EXPENDITURE Budget Actual at Year End Variance Actual
Staff Costs 528,272 € 503,283 € -24,989 € 429,589 €
Sub total 528,272 € 503,283 € -24,989 € 429,589 €
Travel, Accommodation and Activities 99,635 € 97,785 € -1,850 € 98,928 €
Sub total 99,635 € 97,785 € -1,850 € 98,928 €
Services 75,520 € 73,253 € -2,267 € 66,197 €
Sub total 75,520 € 73,253 € -2,267 € 66,197 €
Administration 53,010 € 63,425 € 10,415 € 56,573 €
Subtotal 53,010 € 63,425 € 10,415 € 56,573 €
Total 756,437 € 737,746 € -18,691 € 651,287 €

Income

  • Solidarity Contributions and Membership Fees
  • Conference Fees
  • Other Income including small grants
  • European Commission PROGRESS Grant

Expenditure

  • Staff Costs
  • Travel and Activies
  • Services
  • Administration

Annual General Meeting

The highest decision-making body of Eurodiaconia is the Annual General Meeting. Each year our members decide on the strategy and work plan for the coming year and discuss any other pressing issues.