Communicating Europe+ brings together teams of experienced communicators, journalists, public relations consultants and project managers to train on larger projects. We have built a network of management communication specialists who we know and trust can deliver value added training and consulting.

Andrew Manasseh has over 25 years experience in management and strategic communications in Europe, Asia, the Middle East and Africa. His background includes strategic marketing communications which he applies to large scale training programmes. He worked in management for 15 years with the British Council (UK Foreign Office) and was responsible for regional business development. He has trained senior level officials from the US Department of State, the UK Foreign Office, the European Commission, the United Nations and the European Investment Bank. He also advises governments and organisations on strategic communications.  

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Alice Vandekerkhove, Training Coordinator. Alice has over 7 years experience in Brussels with organising events, workshops and conferences. She coordinates all the training programmes for Communicating Europe+ so that clients and learners get the best value and follow-up with their learning.



Naomi Lloyd is a TV reporter, presenter and producer who has worked for the BBC, ITV, Reuters, France 24, Euronews and Europarl TV. She has experience of anchoring live news programmes, reporting on location, and scripting, filming and editing her own reports. She was a reporter for Euronews Brussels’ bureau. She was also a reporter for the European Parliament’s TV channel Europarl TV where she presented reports for the ‘How It Works’ series and carried out interviews with MEPs and policy makers.


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Michael DeToro is a qualified lawyer and has written numerous types of reports for high-level  policies and procedures including for the OSCE Human Rights Standards. He is also a former editor at the Denver Journal of International Law and Policy. He is an accredited trainer for the European School of Administration (Brussels) and has over 15 years experience of writing, negotiating and skills training programmes for international and EU institution staff.



Helen Dunnett, ICF accredited coach, who works with organisations to develop their teams. She brings together her experience of teamwork and team leadership with her coaching tools to create highly practical training modules that enable participants to walk out of each session armed with insights and skills that should create a step-change in performance. She has worked for over 25 years in the UK and Belgium with a diverse range of team structures such as freelance teams, volunteers, start-ups and small organisations, federations, multinationals and consulting agencies.



Dorothee Fischer is a senior communications and international affairs expert with more than 15 years of experience across the EU, the Western Balkans and Africa. She is specialised in drafting communication and media outreach strategies and developing innovative communication tools such as web documentaries, films, websites and social media. She has trained and coached communications officers from EU institutions, programmes and agencies.


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John Holland is an internationally recognised journalist emeritus and former Bureau Chief and Senior Correspondent at CNBC Europe. As a CBS News radio correspondent he produced on-site war reports breaking news from Middle East conflicts, the Africa and the Balkans. He gives training in media interviews, storytelling, presentations for Communicating Europe+ and has worked with officials and diplomats from the US State Department and a range of Brussels based EU institutions, agencies and governments.



Nick Gibbs is a qualified trainer and teacher and has over seventeen years of training experience in a variety of institutions, such as the College of Europe, the British Council, Universite Libre de Bruxelles (ULB) and Solvay Business School, and in countries including Belgium, the Czech Republic, Indonesia, Turkey, Italy and the UK.His specialties include soft skills training: networking, presentations, professional writing skills, meetings and negotiations.


Charlotte Kan  is a broadcast journalist with over 15 years of experience. She is the UK correspondent for M6 and RTL TVI (French and Belgian TV). She has written for many international publications including Le Figaro (France), Vision Magazine (UAE), The Middle East (UK). After graduating from London’s City University (M.A., International Journalism), she reported on equity markets at Standard & Poor’s and then joined Bloomberg Television, where she worked five years as an anchor and reporter, both for the French and the English-speaking channels. She writes for and reports on the tech industry in the UK and across Europe.