ECRE employs 12 members of staff, along with 2 to 4 assistants, who provide invaluable support. All staff are based at the ECRE Secretariat in Brussels. Download organisational structure.

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Secretary General

Catherine Woollard

Catherine Woollard

Director

Operational

Evelyne Rottiers

Evelyne Rottiers

Head of Finance and Administration
Omar Al Tarsheh

Omar Al Tarsheh

Project Officer

Legal Support and Litigation

Julia Zelvenska

Julia Zelvenska

Head of Legal Support and Litigation
Sofia Bonatti

Sofia Bonatti

Senior Legal Officer
Stavros Papageorgopoulos

Stavros Papageorgopoulos

Legal Officer
Francesca McClean

Francesca McClean

Legal Assistant
Laura San José Fernández

Laura San José Fernández

Legal Assistant

Advocacy

Josephine Liebl

Josephine Liebl

Head of Advocacy
Eleonora Testi

Eleonora Testi

Legal Assistant
Reshad Jalali

Reshad Jalali

Policy Officer
Begüm Dereli

Begüm Dereli

Advocacy Assistant
Jean-David Ott

Jean-David Ott

Senior Legal Officer
Petra Baeyens

Petra Baeyens

Senior Legal Officer - Asylum in Europe (maternity leave)
Izabella Majcher

Izabella Majcher

Senior Legal Officer - Return and Detention
Claire Rimmer

Claire Rimmer

Policy Officer - Asylum in Europe (Maternity cover)

Communications

Villads Zahle

Villads Zahle

Senior Communications Coordinator
Katharine Woolrych

Katharine Woolrych

Communication Assistant