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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Romana Bélová

Slezská Diakonie, Czech Republic

Chairperson
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Maria Loheide

Diakonie Deutschland, Germany

Vice-Chairperson
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Sindre Skeie

Diakonhjemmet, Norway

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Helle Christiansen

Dansk Diakoniråd, Denmark

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Ramona Petrika

Diakonija, Latvia

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Victoria Munsey

Diaconia Valdese, Italy

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Anna Johansson

Stockholms Stadsmission, Sweden

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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Alexander Elu

Policy and Membership Development Officer

Areas of work

  • Social Services
  • Healthy Ageing and Long-term Care
  • Access to Employment
  • Social Economy

Languages: English, Spanish, Catalan, Italian, French

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Florian Tuder

Policy, Projects and Research Officer

Areas of work

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

Languages: English, German, Romanian, 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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Laure Drege

Economic and Social Policy Officer

Areas of work

  • European Semester
  • Economic Governance
  • Economic Aspects of EU Policy
  • Multi Annual Financial Framework
  • Social Investment / Infrastructure
  • Financial Instrument

Languages: English, French

Gabriela Agatiello

Gabriela Agatiello

Policy and Membership Development Officer

Areas of work

  • Migration and Social Inclusion
  • Migrants Integration

Languages: English, Spanish, French

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Antonio La Mantia

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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Dario Pomodoro

Communications and Projects Assistant

Areas of work

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

Languages: English, Italian

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Célimène Bernard

Policy Assistant

Areas of work

  • Relations with the European Parliament
  • Employment
  • Social Services/Long Term Care
  • Poverty and Exclusion
  • European institutions info to members
  • Roma

Languages: English, French

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 2016

2016 2015
INCOME Budget Actual at Year End Variance Actual
Solidarity Contributions and membership fees 148,706 € 153,710 € -5,004 € 152,460 €
Sub total 148,706 € 153,710 € -5,004 € 152,460
Conference Fees 9,000 € 9,570 € 570 € 12,000 €
Other Income including small grant income 40,000 € 3,255 € -36,745 € 18,921 €
Sub total 49,000 € 12,825 € -36,175 € 29,272 €
European Commission PROGRESS Grant 516,350 € 499,939 € -16,411 € 483,471 €
Sub total 516,350 € 499,939 € -16,411 € 483,471 €
Total 714,056 € 666,474 € -57,589 € 666,852 €
2016 2015
EXPENDITURE Budget Actual at Year End Variance Actual
Staff Costs 447,707 € 429,589 € -18,188 € 424,740 €
Sub total 447,707 € 429,589 € -18,188 € 424,740 €
Travel, Accommodation and Activities 152,220 € 98,928 € -53,292 € 97,086 €
Sub total 152,220 € 98,928 € -53,292 € 97,086 €
Services 56,160 € 66,197 € 10,037 € 61,083 €
Sub total 56,160 € 66,197 € 10,037 € 61,083 €
Administration 54,113 € 56,573 € 2,460 € 47,173 €
Subtotal 54,113 € 56,573 € 2,460 € 47,173 €
Total 710,200 € 651,287 € -58,913 € 630,082 €

Income

  • Solidarity Contributions and Membership Fees
  • Conference Fees
  • Other Income
  • Otto Per Mile Project Grant
  • 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.