"Kostis Giannidis" "President" "https://esn.org/sites/default/files/board_secretariat/Kostis_1907.png" "https://esn.org/sites/default/files/board_secretariat/Kostis_1907_thumb.png" "Kostis Giannidis is a 27-year- old active citizen, born in Crete, Greece. Currently, he is finalising his MA in Scientific Study of Religion at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. Kostis discovered the world of Erasmus back in 2013, when he undertook his first exchange experience at the Durham University, United Kingdom. Before joining the Board, he was the President of the National branch of the Erasmus Student Network in Greece for two years. In addition, he has been working for the Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agencyl (EACEA) of the DG EAC (European Commission). He is now the President of Erasmus Student Network AISBL where he is responsible for advocating for the improvement of student mobility around Europe and beyond. Kostis is passionate about travelling and meeting people from different cultural backgrounds." "https://twitter.com/GiannidisKostis" "https://www.linkedin.com/in/kostis-giannidis-36009418b/" "[email protected]" "Tajana Mohnacki" "Vice-President" "https://esn.org/sites/default/files/board_secretariat/Tajana_1907.png" "https://esn.org/sites/default/files/board_secretariat/Tajana_1907_thumb.png" "Tajana Mohnacki is a 26 year old millenial born in Osijek, Croatia, additionally spiced up by Polish and Slovak roots. Tajana has participated in two exchange programmes in Canada and Poland and has obtained an MA in Cultural Studies and Cultural Management. Before she joined the Board, she worked in the field of business development in a local start-up. Now, she is responsible for the topics of the development and membership of the network, as well as events and training, and all HR related projects and initiatives in the organisation. Tajana is a fan of cheese, coffee and pop culture, it's hard to find a TV show she can't quote and she always carries a book around with her." "https://www.facebook.com/tajana.mohnacki" "https://twitter.com/tajanamohnacki" "https://www.linkedin.com/in/tajanamohnacki/" "[email protected]" "João Vasco Oliveira" "Treasurer" "https://esn.org/sites/default/files/board_secretariat/Joao_1907.png" "https://esn.org/sites/default/files/board_secretariat/Joao_1907_thumb.png" "João Vasco is originally from Coimbra, Portugal. Despite being an enthusiast for Portuguese culture, especially Portuguese food and sayings, he considers himself a global citizen. He went abroad under Erasmus+ twice, the first time to Turkey and the second time to Poland. He has studied and worked in the field of International Business and he is now the board member responsible for financial management and funding of the organisation. In addition to his strong interest in economics and international affairs, João Vasco is passionate for travelling and outdoor activities." "https://www.facebook.com/joaovasco.oliveira" "https://twitter.com/joaovasco_oliv" "https://www.linkedin.com/in/jv-oliveira/" "[email protected]" "Sabina Achim" "Communication Manager" "https://esn.org/sites/default/files/board_secretariat/Sabina_1907.png" "https://esn.org/sites/default/files/board_secretariat/Sabina_1907_thumb.png" "Sabina Achim is an enthusiastic communicator born in Bucharest, Romania. She has pursued a BA in Political Science followed by an MA in Communications and three years of professional experience in the creative sector. Curious and dynamic, Sabina holds the responsibility of building a globally recognisable ESN, as the Communication Manager of the organisation. Together with discovering new cultures and what drives people, she is passionate about travelling, snail mail, cooking, long walks - and could never say no to pizza." "https://www.facebook.com/sabina.achim" "https://twitter.com/SabinaAchim" "https://www.linkedin.com/in/sabinaachim/" "[email protected]" "Kaspars Ābelnīca" "Web Project Administrator" "https://esn.org/sites/default/files/board_secretariat/Kaspars_1907.png" "https://esn.org/sites/default/files/board_secretariat/Kaspars_1907_thumb.png" "Kaspars Ābelnīca, an IT enthusiast and computer science student born in Riga, Latvia, is the board member in charge of empowering the network through digital tools. He is also a fan of history that loves reading and discovering the world together with friends. As a proud member of the Erasmus generation, Kaspars believes that digitalisation of education will empower youth around the globe and make international mobility more accessible to everyone." "https://www.facebook.com/kabelnica" "https://twitter.com/kabelnica" "https://www.linkedin.com/in/kabelnica" "[email protected]"
International Board 2019/2020
The International Board of Erasmus Student Network consists of 5 elected board members for a mandate of one year. The five board members cover the following positions: President, Vice-President, Treasurer, Communication Manager and Web Project Administrator. Every year a new Board is elected at the Annual General Meeting of ESN.