Coordinating Collective

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

Fotini Bakadima

Historian, political scientist, musician and multilingual holding a Master's degree in Communications and New Media, currently attending an MA programme in Political History. Current member of the NC for Greece, member of MeRA's Political Secretariat, elected MP of MeRA25.

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Rosemary Bechler

Rosemary Bechler lives in London, edits the European section of openDemocracy, and is a lead facilitator in Stafford Beer’s protocol for non-hierarchical conferencing.

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Erik Edman

Central Office and Movement Planning

Political activist and Euro-bubble professional.

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Srećko Horvat

Philosopher and political activist. DiEM25 co-founder.

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Beral Madra

Art critic and curator, directed Gallery BM (1984-1990) and directing BM Contemporary Art Centre (since 1990); lives and works in Istanbul.

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Francesca Martinez

Wobbly comedian, writer, actor and campaigner.

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Maja Pelević

Playwright, director and performer.

Ivana Nenadovic

Finance and Events Coordination

Theatre producer and political activist.

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Patrizia Pozzo

Press and Media relations

Environmental activist strongly convinced that there can be no environmental justice without a social one.

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Jochen Schult

Retired professor of German as a foreign language, political activist, lives in Athens, Greece

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Yanis Varoufakis

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

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Julijana Zita

Self-employed consultant for hospitality and events, activist and optimist.

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Ex Officio members of the Coordinating Collective

The CC appoints several people to assist its work. An overview of all DiEM25 hires and their job descriptions can be found here.

David Adler

Liaison with the Progressive International

Writer, researcher, and policy analyst.

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Davide Castro

Digital Communications and Online Strategy

Political scientist with background in communications. Based in Brussels.

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Johannes Fehr

Volunteer Coordination

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

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Mehran Khalili

Political Communications and Impact

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

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Luis Martín

Communications and Political Strategy Coordination

Journalist and political scientist based in Spain.

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Judith Meyer

IT Coordination

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

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Dusan Pajovic

Green New Deal for Europe Campaign Coordination

Social psychologist and advocate of total liberation.

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Claudia Trapp

Press Office and Media Relations

Board Member and Spokesperson of the german electoral wing "Demokratie in Europe - DiEM25" and freelance press consultant.

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