mediatEUr is its people

We are a team of world-class mediators and peace-makers located globally. Headquartered in Brussels, our staff support a growing membership that brings expertise in mediation, peace process support, and innovation in peacebuilding.

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CEO

Antje Herrberg

Antje Herrberg is co-founder and CEO of mediatEUr, and an Adjunct Professor for International Peace Mediation at the College of Europe. She is a well-known peace entrepreneur, faciliator, mediator, process designer and yogini with 20 years of global experience in Europe, Asia, and Africa.
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Senior Associate

Brendan McAllister

Brendan McAllister is a mediatEUr Senior Associate, collaborating with us on specific assignments, for example transitional justice in mediation, and coaching and training.
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Associate

Eugène van Kemenade

Eugène van Kemenade is a mediatEUr Associate, working on specific assignments such as training and coaching for mediation, and dialogue process design. He is experienced in peacebuilding and conflict resolution with nonstate actors in conflict and post conflict areas.
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Berlin Representative

Dr. Juan Díaz

Dr. Juan Diaz is mediatEUr's Berlin Representative. He is a mediator, trainer and facilitator working on political, economic and social integration. He is a tri-lingual conflict resolution specialist with over 15 years of experience managing mediations in conflict-affected regions, especially in East and Central Europe.
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Senior Advisor

Marc Otte

Marc Otte acts as Senior Advisor to mediatEUr on the Middle East and North Africa region; as well as advising on strategy and operations.
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Advisor

Miguel Varela Rodriguez

Miguel Varela joined mediatEUr's office in November 2012. He is and Advisor to mediatEUr in Peace Innovation, and leads on work to introduce innovative and technological approaches to mediation, peacebuilding and dialogue promotion and monitoring. He coordinated our Dialogue Support Platform project in Ukraine, our fact finding project in Ukraine, and assisted several projects, including in the buildup for a European Institute of Peace and the review of the Kyrgyzstan Inquiry Commission. Miguel is a peacebuilder, process designer and documentary photographer from Spain. For the last five years, he has…
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Project Manager

Nuno Costa

Nuno Costa joined mediatEUr in May 2013 as a project coordinator. He has a background in project management and coordination, in particular managing EU projects. Nuno was Project Coordinator for the CEGOS group from April 2006 to January 2013, where he was responsible for the management of two EU Framework Contracts in management training, consultancy and coaching. As part of these contracts, he has managed several projects with different EU Institutions, including the European Commission, European Parliament, Council of the EU, and the Committee of the Regions, based in Brussels and Luxembourg, and also…
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Member of the Board

Kathrin Quesada

Kathrin is a trained lawyer and mediator with a strong belief in the transformative power of empathy and dialogue. Prior to becoming a member of MediatEUr, she worked in the Balkans and North Africa on the Women, Peace and Security agenda for DCAF- a centre for security, development and the rule of law. She has also worked with the OSCE on conflict prevention and human rights in Kosovo and Vienna. During her different posts, Kathrin has built particular expertise in developing and leading grass-root dialogue and consultation processes, and involving…
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David Price

David Price is a member of mediatEur and the co-founder of DebateGraph. At DebateGraph, a pioneer tool for dialogue mapping, David leads the organisation's projects, including work with the UK Prime Minister’s Office, the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, the UK Foreign & Commonwealth Office, CNN, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, and the European Commission. David is a trained mediator, has a Ph.D. from the University of Cambridge in Organizational Learning, a B.Sc. in Business Administration from the University of Bath, and is a Fellow of the Royal…
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Luis Peral

Luis has extensive academic, policy-oriented and practical experience in the fields of human rights and International Humanitarian Law, peacekeeping and peace-building, conflict analysis and private diplomacy. As a legal and policy analyst, Luis has extensively worked on forced migration derived from generalised violence and conflict as well as on the Responsibility to Protect. As facilitator, Luis has participated in confidence-building measures processes in Abkhazia-Georgia (with Antje Herrberg) as well as between Colombia and Venezuela. He significantly contributed to the set-up of a mechanism for monitoring the Colombian peace process, and worked…