Press and Public Diplomacy Section

Press and Public Diplomacy has the crucial task of enhancing awareness of the EU in the US. It produces and distributes information materials, maintains the Delegation’s website, organizes speaking tours and deals with public inquiries. The section also maintains close contact with all US media;  produces EU Press Releases; provides the media with information and analyses of EU developments, positions and statistics.

JamesJames Barbour
Spokesperson and Head of Press and Public Diplomacy Section

Biography

James[dot]Barbour[at]eeas.europa.eu

 


Yasmina1Yasmina Sioud
Second Secretary
Deputy Head of Press and Public Diplomacy Section

Biography

Yasmina[dot]Sioud[at]eeas.europa.eu

 


Martin

Martin Caudron
Senior Communications Officer

Area of responsibility:

•    Outreach projects within & beyond the beltway
•    Public diplomacy and communications strategy
•    Speaking Engagements
•    EU Rendez-Vous

Martin[dot]Caudron[at]eeas.europa.eu


Lisette Felix
Program Officer

Area of responsibility:

•   Assistance to management of PI Activities
•   Organizational and administrative support to PI Agents

Lisette[dot]FELIX[at]eeas.europa.eu


HelenHelen Henderson
Financial Program Officer

Area of responsibility:
•    Financial management of all PI and ICI Activities

Helen[dot]Henderson[at]eeas.europa.eu

 


roseRose Kouwenhoven
Digital Communications Officer

Area of responsibility:
•    Digital communications strategy and digital campaigns
•    Website development
•    Social media channels (Facebook, Twitter, Flickr, YouTube)
•    Online influencer relations
•    Assistance with visual design of information products

Rose[dot]Kouwenhoven[at]eeas.europa.eu


SergioSergio Lopez
Outreach Officer

Area of responsibility:
•    Internship coordinator
•    Public inquiries
•    Congressional staffers’ study trip to Brussels
•    Promotional items
•   Coordination of speaking requests and external briefings

Sergio[dot]Lopez[at]eeas.europa.eu


laurenceLaurence Moreaux
Procurement and Contracts Officer

Area of responsibility:
•    Financial management of contracts
•    Assistance with financial management of grants

Laurence[dot]Moreaux[at]eeas.europa.eu


annaAnna Prisco
Press and Public Diplomacy Officer

Area of responsibility:
•    Press inquiries and media outreach
•    Media analysis
•    Audiovisual, media monitoring, and news distribution projects
•    Graduate journalism students’ study trip to Brussels
•    Support for public diplomacy activities
•    EU Visitors Program
•    EU Newsbrief

Anna[dot]Prisco[at]eeas.europa.eu


DSC_0646Tim Rivera
Program Officer

Area of responsibility:
•    Partnership Instrument: Operational & Programming Officer
•    Relationships with universities, think tanks, and civil society
•    Support of outreach and public diplomacy strategy
•    EU Fellows
•   Educational Outreach

Timothy[dot]Rivera[at]eeas.europa.eu


MelindaMelinda Stevenson
Senior Information Officer

Area of responsibility:
•    Editor, publications
•    Research and writing digital and print publications
•    Biweekly newsletter EU Express

Melinda[dot]Stevenson[at]eeas.europa.eu


christineChristine Vest
Cultural Affairs Officer

•   Coordinator for EU Open House, EU Film Festival, and Kids Euro Festival
•   School Outreach programs, including Euro-Challenge
•   Displays and exhibits
•   Cultural Programs and Events

Christine[dot]vest[at]eeas.europa.eu


constanceConstance Whiteside
Senior Outreach Officer

Area of responsibility:
•    Cultural strategy
•    Conversations in Culture
•   EUNIC: EU National Institutes for Culture
•    Euro-American Cultural Foundation
•    European Month of Culture
•    EU Rendez-Vous contributor

Biography

Constance[dot]Whiteside[at]eeas.europa.eu


kasperKasper Zeuthen
Senior Press Officer

Area of responsibility:
•    Media strategy and analysis
•    Press inquiries and media outreach
•    Press briefing/conferences, articles, interviews, and blogs
•    Radio underwriting

Kasper[dot]Zeuthen[at]eeas.europa.eu


Vacant
Assistant Press Officer

Area of responsibility:

•    Support to press officers
•    Assistance with media monitoring and press outreach
•    Daily EU in the US Media Summary
•    Maintaining Press Database


katharinaKatharina Kriegel
Press & Public Diplomacy Assistant

Area of responsibility:
•    Organizational and administrative support to Press and Public Diplomacy staff
•    Distribution of publications
•    EUi’s liaison
•    Assistance with outreach
•   Monthly Report

Katharina[dot]Kriegel[at]eeas.europa.eu


niceEunice Marques
Executive Secretary

Area of responsibility:

•    Organizational and administrative support to Head and Deputy Head of Press and Public Diplomacy
•    Section filling
•    ARES assistance to Section (meeting minutes, missions, registration, office supplies)
•    Leave requests

Maria-Eunice[dot]MARQUES[at]eeas.europa.eu