Coordinating Collective (CC)

The 12-member Coordinating Collective (CC) coordinates all our activities. Every year, half of the seats on the CC are renewed through an election.

The following people make our up current CC:

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Renata Avila

Human rights lawyer and digital rights expert, currently writing a book on Digital Colonialism (2019). Avila sits on the Board of Creative Commons and several other organisations.

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Jordi Ayala Roqueta

Economic CEO of Barcelona City Council

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Agnieszka Dziemianowicz-Bąk

Politician, education researcher, feminist.

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Erik Edman

Political activist and Euro-bubble professional.

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Mame Faye-Rexhepi

Sustainability and environmental management professional, educated in development studies and international legal studies. A mother-of-two and an advocate for diversity, women* and minority rights.

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Simona Ferlini

Activist, political philosopher, public servant in Health promotion.

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Srećko Horvat

Philosopher and political activist. DiEM25 co-founder.

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Gianna Merki

DSCs Coordinator

Conflict mediator, NGO worker, editor and proofreader.

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Ivana Nenadovic

Financial Coordinator

Ivana is a theatre producer, grassroots activist, Coordinator of DSC Belgrade and a President of Trade Union of Actors at the National Theatre of Belgrade.

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Daniela Platsch

Economist during the day. Progressive at night.

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Yanis Varoufakis

Economist. Former Greek finance minister and Member of the Hellenic Parliament. DiEM25 co-founder.

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Sissy Velissariou

Professor of English Literature and Culture at the University of Athens, Greece. Active in the Left since 1974, author, former Vice-President of “Nikos Poulantzas” Political Institute and a feminist.

Ex Officio members of the Coordinating Collective

The CC appoints several people to assist its work.

Communications

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Luis Martín

(Communications Coordinator)

Journalist and political scientist based in Spain. luis.martin@nulldiem25.org

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Davide Castro

(Social Media Coordinator)

Communications professional with a soft spot for social media. Based in Belgium.

Mehran Khalili

Mehran Khalili

(Communications Adviser)

Does political communications and photojournalism. Based in Greece – a beautiful country that’s having a tough time.

Administration

Relations

IT

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Fotini Bakadima

(Secretarial Coordinator)

Multilingual Greek with degrees in History, International Relations and Musicology. Currently completing a fourth BA in Classics.

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Judith Meyer

(IT Coordinator)

Polyglot, computational linguist (MA) and author of several books and online courses on language-learning.

Volunteers

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Johannes Fehr

(Volunteers Coordinator)

Member of DiEM25 Spontaneous Collective Berlin, Master degree in Renewable Energies and Energy Efficiency