THE PEOPLE BEHIND THE STORY
Team EUSGThe EUSG team has a longstanding expertise in the field of strategic management planning and an excellent reputation for its sensitive and intercultural experienced interaction in highly complex, uncertain, as well as post-conflict settings.
Professor Dr. Ulrike Guérot
is Founder and Director of the European Democracy Lab in Berlin as well as Professor and Director of the Department for European Policy & Democracy Studies at the Donau University in Krems, Austria.
She has 20 years of experience in the European think tank community and has taught in both Europe and the US. Previously she worked for the European Council on Foreign Relations, at the Open Society Initiative for Europe, at the German Council on Foreign Relations, and with the German Marshall Fund.
Ulrike Guérot is a regular writer and commentator on European and transatlantic affairs as well as on European Democracy and global Europe, both in the German and European media.
For her engagement in European affairs, she received the French award L’Ordre pour le Mérite in 2003.
Partnership Building/ Senior Advisor
25 years of bridging lives, cultures, problems, solutions, hopes and ambitions, throughout the Arab region and the Euro-Mediterranean area.
Through market research in Egypt, workers‘ and water rights in Palestine, communities, local authorities, entrepreneurs in Tunisia, Morocco, Algeria, Lebanon, Jordan, Iraq, Libya, Benedetta Oddo has experienced the joy and the frustrations of a journey that has finally given her the privilege of seeing and supporting the current radical and ongoing critical changes …
No matter where or whom she was working for – the UN, Governments, NGOs, Multinationals – to her, the only driving force for holding off discouragement and fatigue has always been the people and their struggle for a better life.
Consultant/Trainer/ Project Manager
joined EUSG in 2008 as the person responsible for the Executive Education Programs for European policy training.
Since 2012 she has been working as a consultant and project manager for different projects in the field of environment, sustainability and resources. Her methodological focus lies on scenario-based strategic planning and foresight with EIDOS.
She is an EIDOS trainer and responsible for the regular Open Eidos Training courses. She studied Geography with a focus on developmental aid and regional development and has a Master of Business Administration (MBA).