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Our Team

BirdLife Europe & Central Asia has an international team of permanent staff responsible for conservation, science, policy, advocacy, capacity building, fundraising, communications, finance and administration supporting the 45 European and Central Asian BirdLife Partners.


Christopher Sands
Director of Global Communications at BirdLife International and BirdLife Europe and Central Asia
Honey Kohan
Communications Manager
Caroline Herman
Communications Officer
Erica Gentili
Junior Communications Officer
Saskia Pelzer
Communications Officer

Finance & Administration

Peter Swaelen
Finance & Administration Manager
Areti Kapogianni
Administrative Assistant
Evans Siaw
Finance Business Partner
Jerine Migrino
Finance Assistant
Marcia Pereira
Finance Officer

Capacity Development

Brecht Verhelst
Network Development Manager
Dorothée Guénéheux
Partnership Development Officer

Careers in Europe and Central Asia

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We are looking for people who want to create a world where nature and people live in greater harmony, more equitably and sustainably.

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