"João Pinto" "President" "https://esn.org/sites/default/files/Joao.png" "https://esn.org/sites/default/files/Joao_thumb.png" "João Pinto is a European citizen born in Lisbon one year after the creation of the Erasmus Programme. Having always been interested in global challenges, João holds an MsC in International Relations from both the University of Coimbra (Portugal) and Sciences Po Bordeaux (France). In these institutions he has researched how federal systems work, having written a thesis on the internal dynamics of the Russian Federation. Currently, João is a PhD candidate studying the global actorness of the European Union, specially towards Brazil and South America. After working in the European Research Council (European Commission), the elected President of ESN is particularly interested in the role international students can have in making societies more inclusive and resilient. An avid traveller, João also has a passion for maps, trains, and good food." "https://www.facebook.com/jcmpinto" "https://twitter.com/JoaoCMPinto" "https://www.linkedin.com/in/joaocmpinto/" "[email protected]" "Tijana Stojanović" "Vice-President" "https://esn.org/sites/default/files/Tijana.png" "https://esn.org/sites/default/files/Tijana_thumb.png" "Tijana Stojanović is a 25-year old global citizen born in Novi Sad, Serbia. She holds a BA in English Language and Literature, and she is a Cambridge certified English teacher. Before joining the Board of ESN, she was teaching English as a foreign language and preparing students for SAT and TOEFL examinations. Tijana has participated in three student exchange programs in the U.S., Austria and Spain. She is very passionate about education, with a special interest in non-formal education principles and methodologies. An artist at hear, Tijana enjoys ballroom dancing and good coffee." "https://www.facebook.com/tijanastojanovicns" "https://twitter.com/tijanas_ns" "https://www.linkedin.com/in/tijana-stojanovic-b4aa41bb/" "[email protected]" "Tim Bastiaens" "Treasurer" "https://esn.org/sites/default/files/Tim.png" "https://esn.org/sites/default/files/Tim_thumb.png" "Tim Bastiaens is born in Belgium, the heart of Europe, and holds the European values and principles in high regard. As elected responsible for the finances of the Erasmus Student Network, his aim is to develop the organisation by establishing closer cooperation with both European institutions and the business sector. After completing a master degree in Business Economics at the University of Leuven in Belgium, he is currently pursuing a master's degree in Statistics at the same university. During his studies, Tim took advantage of the opportunities offered by the Erasmus+ Programme twice by spending parts of his studies in Greece and France. Since mobility is his lifestyle, Tim loves travelling. Apart from that, he cannot live without coffee, but also likes good movies and trying new cuisines." "https://www.facebook.com/tim.bastiaens.9" "https://twitter.com/Bastiaens_tim" "[email protected]" "Kacper Olczyk" "Communication Manager" "https://esn.org/sites/default/files/Kacper.png" "https://esn.org/sites/default/files/Kacper_thumb.png" "Kacper Olczyk is a 24-year-old citizen of Europe who lived in Łódź (pron. “woodge”), Vienna and beloved Berlin. An engineer by profession, he graduated from International Faculty of Engineering at Łódź University of Technology. For the past year, he has been pursuing a Double Master Degree in Innovation Management between Berlin Institute of Technology and Warsaw School of Economics. Fascinated by information theories, media science and graphic design he is extremely excited to perform his mandate as Communication Manager of ESN. Privately, he loves modern and street art, music festivals and avocados." "https://www.facebook.com/kacper.olczyk" "https://twitter.com/Olczyk_Kacper" "https://www.linkedin.com/in/kacperolczyk/" "[email protected]" "Jeroen van Lent" "Web Project Administrator" "https://esn.org/sites/default/files/Jeroen.png" "https://esn.org/sites/default/files/Jeroen_thumb.png" "Jeroen van Lent, our board member in charge of IT, Dutch in his passport but European in his heart. He loves to be outdoors, discovering the world through new friends! After growing up in the Netherlands, he lived in Finland, Sweden, Germany and now Brussels. After a bachelor in Computer Engineering, Jeroen completed a master in IT Innovation, combining IT with Entrepreneurship. Wanting to contribute to a better Europe, he is now aiming to improve student experiences abroad through the powers of IT." "https://www.facebook.com/jeroenvanlent" "https://twitter.com/jeroenvlent" "https://www.linkedin.com/in/jeroenvanlent/" "[email protected]"
International Board 2018/2019
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.