Office team & consultants

The office team of IFOAM Organics Europe manages the day-to-day operations and activities to represent organic interests in Europe. They are supported by consultants where necessary.

Below you find their contact information. Feel free to reach out to them if you have any questions. Please note that we prioritise questions from our members, NGO network, media and service providers.


Eduardo Cuoco (IT)
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Eric Gall (FR)
Deputy Director
Joanna Wierzbicka (PL)
Deputy Director


Eva Berckmans (BE)
Communications Manager
Kseniia Kliuiko (UA)
Communications Assistant
Riccardo Zanetti (IT)
Communications Assistant
Ilaria Barbonetti (IT)
Social Media & Communications Consultant
Katarina Seme (SI)
Design Consultant

Events and Membership

Asta Donielaite (LT)
Events & Membership Manager
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Agnes Modrovich (HU)
Events & Membership Coordinator
Chiara Fanteria (IT)
ESC Volunteer for Events & Membership

Finance and Office Operations

Mónica Sousa (PT)
Financial & Operations Manager
Lucia Canonero (IT)
Personal and HR Assistant 
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Gustavo Ribeiro Gonçalves (BR)
Finance and Office Administration Assistant
Krisztina Botos-Dişkaya (HU)
Finance and Accounting Consultant
Claudia Meroni (IT)
HR and Wellbeing Consultant​


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Eric Gall (FR)
Deputy Director
Silvia Schmidt (IT)
Policy Manager
Hanna Winkler
Hanna Winkler (AT)
Policy Officer on Climate Change and Biodiversity
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Maria Zintl
Policy Officer on Inputs and Organic Textiles
Laura Sauques (FR)
Policy Coordinator on Sustainable Food Systems and the CAP
Helene Schmutzler (DE)
Policy Coordinator on GMOs and Animal Welfare
Ohemaa, new Policy Trainee at IFOAM Organics Europe
Ohemaa Agbolosoo-Mensah (GHA)
Policy Trainee

Projects and Partnerships

Joanna Wierzbicka (PL)
Deputy Director / Strategic Initiatives Manager
Francesca Lilliu (IT)
Projects & Partnerships Officer
Clara Garrone (IT)
Projects & Partnership Officer
Nidhi Kaveri ESC volunteer
Nidhi Kaveri (IN)
ESC Volunteer for Projects & Partnerships


Lea Bauer (HU)
Regulation Consultant
Meriam Ghedira (TU)
PhD Student hosted by IFOAM Organics Europe in Regulation

Research and Innovation

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Stefano Orsini (IT)
Research and Innovation Manager
Ambra De Simone (IT)
Research and Innovation Associate Manager
Maria Gernert
Maria Gernert (DE)
TP Organics Coordinator
Lisa Sinnhuber (DE)
Research and Innovation Coordinator
Ilsa Phillips (NL)
Research and Innovation Coordinator
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Claire Morelle (BE)
Research and Innovation Coordinator
Alba Saez (ES)
Research and Innovation Coordinator
Krisztina Botos-Dişkaya (HU)
Finance and Accounting Consultant
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