Ines Pires

Themeum Teacher Specialist
EXPERT IN PROTOCOL & SOFT DIPLOMACY SKILLS
Ines Pires has a degree in Economics, a Master’s degree in International Politics, Image and Communication and a researcher in Cross Cultural & Nation Branding Concept Design. Previously, she was the International Affairs adviser of the Vice-President of the European Read More

Dr. Sandra Schott

Themeum Teacher Specialist
EXPERT IN SOFT DIPLOMACY SKILLS
Sandra Schott graduated in physical sciences and European Politics. After having worked at the International Association for Oil and Gas Producers (OGP), her PhD research focused on the new cultural ways of thinking about international professional policies and negotiations based Read More

Dr. Luis Ritto

Themeum Teacher Specialist
EXPERT IN PROTOCOL & DIPLOMACY
Ambassador Luis Ritto is a Vatican and Diplomatic Protocol expert. Ambassador and former Head of the Delegation of the European Commission to the Holy See, to the Sovereign Order of Malta and to the United Nations in Rome, gaining an Read More

Thomas Sladko

Themeum Teacher Specialist
EXPERT IN PROTOCOL & COMMUNICATION
Thomas Sladko is an expert in international communication and protocol. He holds a Master’s Degree in Communication Science and Philosophy and a Master’s Degree in Advanced Latin American Studies. He has been working as Deputy Chief of Protocol for the Read More

Patricia Benoit-Guyot

Themeum Teacher Specialist
EXPERT IN BUSINESS & DIPLOMATIC PROTOCOL
Patricia Benoit-Guyot has been the Chief of Protocol at the International Telecommunication Union since August 2008, with her career at ITU extending over 20 years with various positions such as Head of Interpreters, Head of Business Development, and Sponsorship and Read More

Vitor Braga da Silva

Themeum Teacher Specialist
EXPERT IN ORGANISATION OF EVENTS & PROGRAMMES
Vitor Braga graduated in Modern Languages from the University of Lisbon and he has also a diploma in Pedagogics and in Christian Education. A teacher of Portuguese Literature and Journalism, he now works as a Programme Organiser for the European Read More

Jacques de Cartier d’Yves

Themeum Teacher Specialist
EXPERT IN PROTOCOL IN THE ARMED FORCES
Starting his military career in the Army in 1977 as an Artillery officer, Jacques de Cartier d’Yves served in various positions, focusing his experience on public and international affairs (Press Officer, Arms Control Inspector and UNMO in former Yugoslavia) before Read More

Laure Dykstra

Themeum Teacher Specialist
EXPERT IN INTERCULTURAL MANAGEMENT
Speaking 5 languages, among them Chinese, Laure Dykstra is now an intercultural business consultant and lecturer, and provides business advice to French multinationals and mid-sized firms on international business development issues, international project management and intercultural team work in Europe Read More

Ishak Ghatas

Themeum Teacher Specialist
EXPERT IN INTERFAITH DIALOGUE
Ishak Ghatas is an Egyptian-born, Belgian extra-mural PhD researcher at Oxford Center for Religious Studies, a University in the UK. He has been involved in inter-religious dialogue at a variety of levels and with a variety of different actors. Ishak Read More

Kole Gjeloshaj

Themeum Teacher Specialist
EXPERT IN SPORTS PROTOCOL
In 2003, Kole Gieloshaj became a director of Educational and Development Services and the Head of Protocol at the International University Sports Federation (FISU). He is responsible for supervising the organisation of events, forums and conferences. In addition, he is Read More

Olivier Herlin

Themeum Teacher Specialist
EXPERT IN COMMUNICATION & LEADERSHIP
Olivier Herlin studied Hospitality Management at the Glion Institute for Higher Education in Switzerland. He started his career in 1989 working at the prestigious Hotel New Otani in Tokyo for 2 years where he could experience first hand protocol at Read More

Bengt-Arne Hulleman

Themeum Teacher Specialist
EXPERT IN PROTOCOL IN THE INTERNATIONAL ORGANISATIONS
Bengt-Arne Hulleman is the Head of Protocol and Events of the International Criminal Court (ICC), and former Assistant to the Master of Ceremonies to Her Majesty Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands (2003-2009). He was involved in the organisation of several Read More

Jesus Ignacio Gil Ruiz

Themeum Teacher Specialist
EXPERT IN PROTOCOL IN THE ARMED FORCES
Jesus Ignacio Gil Ruiz is a current Chief of the NATO Office on Gender Perspective in International Military Staff. He previously served as the Deputy Head of Protocol at the Cabinet of the Spanish Defence Minister and the Military Assistant Read More

Pierre Jirikoff

Themeum Teacher Specialist
EXPERT IN PROTOCOL AT THE BELGIAN CHAMBER OF REPRESENTATIVES
Pierre Jirikoff is the Senior Adviser in Protocol at the Chamber of Representatives of Belgium. He holds a Master’s Degree in Germanic Philology and worked for several years as an academic professor. Since 1990 he has worked at the Belgian Read More

Dr. Nadja Milanova

Themeum Teacher Specialist
EXPERT IN PUBLIC DIPLOMACY
A former Bulgarian diplomat, Dr. Nadja Milanova was also a public diplomacy officer at NATO Headquarters in Brussels, and Head of the Prague Office of the OSCE Secretariat. She is a public diplomacy expert, conflict resolution researcher, and human rights Read More

Shubranshu Mishra

Themeum Teacher Specialist
EXPERT IN COMMUNICATION IN INDIA
Shubranshu Mishra is a PhD researcher in International Relations at University of Kent. He recieved an M.Phil degree in Diplomacy and Disarmament from Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, and an MA in Conflict Analysis and Peace Building from Jamia Millia Read More

Dr. Wolfgang Streitenberger

Themeum Teacher Specialist
EXPERT IN MEDIA
Wolfgang Streitenberger undertook two courses of study simultaneously at University of Vienna in Political Science and Economic History (PhD), and Economics (MA), and Postgraduate study at College of Europe, Bruges, Belgium. In 1996 he became nominated Head of European Commission Read More

Michiko Takagi

Themeum Teacher Specialist
EXPERT IN COMMUNICATION IN JAPAN
After graduating from Nihon University in Tokyo, in Pedagogy and Linguistics in 1981, Michiko started a career in teaching Japanese as a foreign language. In 1991 she moved to Belgium and continued teaching Japanese culture and Japanese as a foreign Read More

Doreen Walsweer-Sore

Themeum Teacher Specialist
EXPERT IN COMMUNICATION IN AFRICA
Doreen Walsweer -Sore serves in the Embassy of Botswana as a Researcher. Following keenly the ACP- EU Cooperation and Policy Developments of the EU. Mrs. Sore also assists in image branding of Botswana through publicity efforts. Additionally monitors special projects Read More

Michel Deurinck

Michel is currently Senior Advisor of the Press Club Brussels Europe. In addition, he is also advising several clients on their communication strategy in relation to their public affairs activities in Brussels. Previously, he was Project Director at Europolitics where, Read More