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Our Team

Jamen Gabriela Hrabanova, Director - ERGO network

Jamen Gabriela Hrabanova


  • – Coordination of policy and advocacy activities and networking
  • – Coordination of the EU Roma Strategy and post 2020 advocacy
  • – External representation of the network
  • – Overall management of the network
  • – Staff/office management,  oversight over the financial management

Christine Sudbrock- program and communications manager

Christine Sudbrock

Programme and Communications Manager

  • – Managing the work programme ‘Roma Included in Social Europe’ funded by DG Employment
  • – Fundraising and project management
  • – External communications (managing website, newsletter, social media)
  • – Employment campaign

Amana Ferro

Amana Ferro

Senior Policy Adviser

  • – Lobbying and advocacy on Roma social and economic inclusion (poverty, employment, education etc)
  • -European Semester, European Pillar of Social Rights, Sustainable Development Goals etc.
  • – EU Funds, specifically Community Led Local Development
  • – Social economy – ERGO focus & public event 2020
  • – Liaison with the Social Platform

Isabela Mihalache

Isabela Mihalache

Senior Policy Officer

  • – Analysis and EU advocacy on post-2020 EU Roma policies and standards
  • – Antigypsyism and intersectional discrimination
  • – Environmental justice
  • – Responsible for Roma Civil Monitor project
  • – Supporting DG NEAR funded project ‘Power of Change’ with Roma Active Albania

Carmen Tanasie

Policy officer

– Membership management and support
– Office and event management
– Advocacy and lobbying on Roma youth and employment policies and programmes
– Supporting management of ‘Roma Included in Social Europe’ work programme funded by DG Employment

Mustafa Jakupov

Policy and Project Coordinator

  • – Management of project Peer education to counter Antigypsyist hate speech online (PECAO), funded by DG Justice and Google.Org
  • – Responsible for relations with DG NEAR and support of projects in the Western Balkans
  • – Responsible for European educational programmes and mobility
  • – Outreach, networking and advocacy support

Said El Harchi

Finance Manager

  • – Financial management
  • – HR


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