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 5 years experience in Brussels with organising events, workshops and conferences for the European Institute of Industrial Leadership. 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.  Communicating Europe
Michael de Toro 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.
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. Dorothee Fischer Communicating Europe
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.
Kelly Agathos is an EU affairs professional with a proven background in communications, policy and advocacy. She is the founder of ImproBubble,  a company created to bring the art of improvisation to the Eurobubble. Kelly regularly teaches and performs throughout Europe, both as an invited guest and within the improv festival circuit. Kelly uses improvisation as a tool to foster greater confidence, collaboration, communication and leadership qualities, both in individuals and teams.
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.  
Chris Burns is host of the Euronews talk show The Network. He writes, shoots, interviews, voices and edits video packages and printed content for all uses. Chris has more than 30 years’ experience in the media, including Euronews, CNN, Bloomberg TV, France24 TV and Associated Press in the US, Europe, Africa, the Middle East and Central Asia. Chris has moderated panels for the World Economic Forum, OECD, World Bank, UN, European Union, Women’s Forum, and corporates including Google. ChrisBurns-web