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, until the next elections in September 2017:


Noam Chomsky

American linguist, philosopher, cognitive scientist, political activist, author, and lecturer. Institute Professor and professor emeritus of linguistics at MIT.


Brian Eno

Musician, visual artist and political activist.


Zoe Gardner

Migrants and refugee rights campaigner. NGO worker. Organising committee member of Another Europe is Possible.


Srećko Horvat

Philosopher and political activist. DiEM25 co-founder.


Lorenzo Marsili

Writer, political activist and cofounder of European Alternatives and Naked Punch magazine.


Thomas Seibert

Philosopher, author, political activist. Works at human rights and relief organisation Medico International. Speaker of the board of the ‘Institut Solidarische Moderne’, member of the scientific board of the Rosa Luxemburg Foundation.


Elif Shafak

Turkish novelist, columnist, speaker and scholar.


Igor Stokfiszewski

Researcher, journalist and activist of Political Critique, an independent sociopolitical organisation operating within Poland and Ukraine.


Yanis Varoufakis

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


Vivienne Westwood

British fashion designer, environmental activist, human rights defender and businesswoman, largely responsible for bringing modern punk and new wave fashions into the mainstream.


Agnieszka Wiśniewska

Editor-in-chief of Activist, feminist, author.

Ex Officio members of the Coordinating Collective

The CC appoints several Coordinators to assist its work. The current Coordinators are:


Fotini Bakadima

(Secretarial Coordinator)

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


Luis Martín

(Communications Coordinator)

Journalist and political scientist based in Spain.


Judith Meyer

(Volunteers Coordinator)

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