Presidency Team

Catarina Ferreira EUNIC London President 2016 - 2017 Vice Presidents: Lukas Van Damme, Flanders House & Achilleas Hadjikyriacou, Cyprus High Commission "I'm truly honoured to lead such an inspiring group of colleagues, especially in these challenging times of changing paradigm in the UK and in Europe. My vision is to develop exciting partnerships outside of London, reaching out to new partners in particular in the Vote Leave areas."
Achilleas Hadjikyriacou, Cyprus High Commission President March - September 2016 Vice-Presidents: Catarina Coutinho Ferreira, Portuguese Embassy and Lukas Van Damme, Flanders House 'It is an honour and privilege to lead an outstanding network of institutions which share the common vision of culture being a means of international dialogue. By initiating joint projects and building strong partnerships EUNIC London is an active agent which promotes European civilisation, ethos and cultural diversity.'
Tereza Porybna, Czech Centre London EUNIC London President 2014-2016 Vice-Presidents: Anna Godlewska, Polish Cultural Institute and Rita Valiukonytė, Lithuanian Embassy in London “Chairing EUNIC London is a privilege, a pleasure and an opportunity to connect many inspiring art and cultural projects from all over Europe with their UK counterparts. It is a chance to network, bring to life ideas and pull together resources to really make things happen.”
Dorian Branea, Romanian Cultural Institute EUNIC London President 2012-2014 Vice Presidents: D. Julio Crespo MacLennan, Instituto Cervantes in London, and Ben Harris, British Council. "A protean partnership of organizations endowed with a state-of-the art expertize in international cultural cooperation, EUNIC London has become, through its signature projects, more numerous and ambitious every year, not only a distinguished presence in London and in the UK, but also one of the most innovative and active EUNIC clusters in the world. "
Peter Mikl, Austrian Cultural Forum EUNIC London president 2011–2012 Vice Presidents: Ben Harris, British Council and Daphne Thissen, Dutch Embassy ‘EUNIC London is going from strength to strength, building lasting partnerships with UK arts professionals in various fields, and creating greater understanding and awareness of the huge variety and diversity of European arts, science and culture.’
Ildiko Takács, Hungarian Cultural Centre EUNIC London president 2010–2011 Vice Presidents: Raija Koli, Finnish Institute and Peter Mikl, Austrian Cultural Forum ‘EUNIC London is a true manifestation of a strong and creative unity in diversity. Although it is a young network, it already has an impressive track-record of remarkable projects.’
Laurence Auer, French Institute EUNIC London president 2009–2010 Vice President: Ildiko Takács, Hungarian Cultural Centre ‘EUNIC London provides a fantastic opportunity to offer a common perspective on each others' cultures, build bridges between creative processes, and produce amazing events that would never happen otherwise.’
Gabriela Massaci, Romanian Cultural Institute Founding president, EUNIC London 2007–2009 Vice Presidents 2007-2008: Johannes Wimmer, Director Forum Cultural Austria and Dr Roland Goll, Goethe Institut Vice Presidents 2008-2008 : Laurence Auer, French Institute and Ladislav Pflimpfl, Czech Centre ‘EUNIC London has grown into an outstanding network of professional partners and friends, all fluent in European, a multi-voice language with a shared set of values.’
Anastasia Mina New Executive Secretary, EUNIC London Anastasia Mina is our New Executive Secretary and will be joining the Eunic London team from August 2017.
Marie Proffit Executive Secretary, EUNIC London (Jan 2011-July 2017) Marie is a French-born freelance Cultural Manager working at the intersection of arts, creativity and innovation at European level. As the first Executive Secretary of the network, she has developed and implemented EUNIC London strategy in collaboration with the successive Presidency Teams, managed our communication channels and overviewed our portfolio of projects and partnerships.