Our team

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Chief Executive Officer

Laurentiu Bunescu is the CEO of Telecentre Europe, overseeing the strategic development of the organization, the development of existing and new partnerships, and the growth of membership. Laurentiu has been involved in the European telecentres movement since 2005. He joined Telecentre Europe as Project Manager in early 2008, where he managed a number ...

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Chief Operating Officer

Peter Palvolgyi is a former member of the Telecentre Europe’s Board, stepping down from this role when he applied for a part-time financial officer position within the organization. Peter has been serving Telecentre Europe as financial officer since June 2012. From January 2013 his scope of responsibilities were extended by ...

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Policy & Communications Officer

Gabriela Ruseva first got involved with Telecentre Europe in 2013, when she conducted a desk research on media literacy curricula in Europe as a freelance consultant. Since March 2014 she joined the organisation as Policy & Projects Officer, dealing with EU project proposals and implementation, as well as policy advocacy. Currently she moved to ...

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Project Officer

Iva Walterova joined Telecentre Europe in June 2016 as Project Officer. She is from Czech Republic undertaking her duties for TE from Brussels. With education in the United States, Germany and Turkey, Iva has pursued a career focusing on issues around Digital Agenda specifically from the inclusion point of view. As a ...

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Project Officer

Pia Grochowski joined Telecentre Europe in September 2016 as a Project Officer. She will be responsible for the new Digital skills and Jobs Coalition, and in particular will be helping National and Local Coalitions.

She has a Bachelors from the University of Calgary in both Sociology and Political Science, and a Master ...

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Fundraising Officer

Barbara Quarta started collaborating with Telecentre Europe as Funding Consultant in 2016. Since October 2016 she is working as Fundraising Officer. Her work involves: monitoring funding opportunities; writing proposals to different EU Funding Programmes; building transnational partnerships and networking. In addition, Barbara is coordinating “BRIGHTS - Boosting Global Citizenship Education using ...

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Community and Campaigns Manager

Ekaterina Clifford joined Telecentre Europe in June 2016  to manage the annual conference, which was held in October 2016 in Ghent and later - the Get Online Week 2017 campaign.  She also supports the wider network of Telecentre Europe - Unite-IT community, which is an informal social network of digital ...

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Advocacy and Fundraising Intern

Ariadna Rissola joined Telecentre Europe for the first time in 2015, when she carried out a one-month traineeship as EU Projects Assistant within her university mandatory traineeship program. Since September 2016 she is working as an intern on Advocacy and Fundraising.

She has a bachelor degree in Political Science and Public ...

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Project Intern

Francesca Riezzo joined Telecentre Europe in January 2017 as Project Intern after winning a scholarship provided by the SEND consortium and EuGen.
She has a bachelor degree in Law from the University of Parma and did her Erasmus at the University of Vilnius, where she attended courses on Negotiating and Mediating, ...

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Project Intern

Konstantina Katrimpouza joined Telecentre Europe in February 2017 as a Project Intern with a scholarship from Erasmus+.

She has a bachelor degree in Political Science from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (AUTH) and a Bachelor in Law from the European University of Cyprus (EUC). She gained experience in EU projects as a member ...