EYA Jury

The EYA Jury is organized in numerous stage. The Online Jury takes place from August 2-21 (first round) and August 26-September 9 (second round). The final round to determine the Winners will be in Sarajevo from September 19-21.

Some of the best, most outstanding and socially engaged experts coming from all over Europe evaluate your projects in terms of content, design, innovation, initiative, interactivity, impact and social value.

Read more about the jury criteria here.

Curtains up for the EYA Jury 2019 – get to know the experts here!


Simone Rudigier
Online Communication Expert
Austria

Panayiotis Andreou
Assistant Professor in Data Analytics | University of Central Lancashire
Cyprus

Hartwin Kostron
Marketing & Creative Director | Young Mountain Marketing GmbH
Austria

Eva Rosenberg
Expert in Human Rights, EU Enlargement, Environmental Standards and Transparency
Austria / Portugal

Sohvi Sirkesalo
Senior lecturer, coordinator of international affairs | TAMK
Finland

Odeta Iseviciute
Owner | Adcanon
Lithuania

Steffie Limère
Founder | Factory of Imagination and Unfolding Events
Denmark/Belgium

Abdul Rahman AlAshraf
Founder | FreeCom
Germany/Syria

Christina Pikl
Project and Communication Manager | Kreativwirtschaft Austria
Austria

Christian Bauer
Owner | Bauer & Associates
Austria

Birgit Maier
Marketing Director | Goldbach Austria GmbH
Austria

Tudor Mihailescu
Founder | LoopPoll
Romania

Julianna Faludi
Assistant Professor | Corvinus University of Budapest
Hungary

Jon Mark Walls
CEO of GovFaces
Switzerland/US

Willy Kempel
Ambassador of the Republic of Austria to the State of Qatar
Austria

Viola Bianchetti
AEGEE-Europe | Projects Director
Belgium/Italy

Timo Väliharju
Executive Director | Finnish Centre for Open Systems and Solutions (COSS)
Finland

Leila Hadžić
Co-founder | NGO “Laboratorium” Tuzla
Bosnia and Herzegovina

Sarah Klein
Editor-in-Chief | Tea after Twelve
Germany

Gunel Huseynova
Founder | Pitch-a-Pitch
Azerbaijan

Attila Horányi
Director (BA program Design Culture) | Moholy-Nagy University of Art and Design
Hungary

Elisabeth Pergler
Faculty member & Research scientist | FH CAMPUS 02
Austria

Gabriel Brezoiu
General Manager | GEYC - Group of the European Youth for Change
Romania

Irene Polycarpou
Professor of Technology and Innovation in Education | University of Central Lancashire
Cyprus

Samar El Sheikh
Unit Manager | ITIDA
Egypt

Gregor Cerinsek
Lead Project Manager | Institute for Innovation and Development of the University of Ljubljana
Slovenia

Mario Vasile Cătălin
CEO, Android and IOS Software Developer | Studentist
Switzerland/Romania

Pihla Rostedt
Designer, Rostedt & Co
Finland

Kremena Dervenkova
Executive Director | Association of the Bulgarian Leaders and Entrepreneurs (ABLE)
Bulgaria

Arman Atoyan
Founder & CEO at X-TECH | Co-Founder & CEO at ARLOOPA
Armenia

Arnau Gifreu Castells
Interactive coordinator | DocsBarcelona - Professor - ERAM | University of Girona
Spain

Sébastien Bourdu
Freelance web developer and UX designer for social justice
France

Pavel Varbanov
EU Projects coordinator | ESI Center Eastern Europe
Bulgaria

Ana Alibegova
Director of Programme Development | Mladiinfo International
Macedonia

Afërdita Pustina
National Programme Officer | OSCE Mission in Kosovo
OSCE Mission in Kosovo

Darko Bozhinoski
Postdoctoral researcher | IRIDIA, Artificial Intelligence Lab, University Libre du Bruxelles
Macedonia/Belgium

Teresa Dieguez
Innovation, Strategy, Entrepreneurship and Management Professor | IPCA
Portugal

Etienne Gonon-Pelletier
Project Manager | French National School of Administration (ENA)
France

James Norwood
Senior Innovation Manager | LEGO Creative Play Lab
Denmark

Cristina Birsan
Project Manager Volunteers for Events | United Nations Volunteers
Romania

Anton Holovachenko
Founder & CEO | UniExo
Germany/Ukraine

Anne Sofie Hoffmann Schrøder
Independent Journalist
Denmark

Michael Terler
Innovation Management Professor | FH CAMPUS 02
Austria

Antoaneta Ivanova
Program Manager | Philanthropy for Green Ideas (PGI) Program of Balkan Green Foundation Supported by Rockefeller Brothers Fund
North Macedonia

Paolo Bovio
Social Media Specialist | MR & Associati Comunicazione
Italy

Bernhard Weber
Center of entrepreneurship and applied business studies, University of Graz
Austria

Marco Righetto
Design and Innovation Specialist
Italy

Yahya Marzouk
Co-founder | MAD Path
Tunisia

Andrius R. Juknevičius
Engineer | JSC Vilimed
Lithuania

Khaled Jemni
Modern Apps Consultant | Microsoft Tunisia
Ireland/Tunisia

Geert de Haan
Independent researcher, Lecturer | Wittenborg University of Applied Sciences
The Netherlands

Stephen Vickers
International Assessment Consultant
United Kingdom

Ahmed El-Sobky
Vice CEO | Information Technology Industry Development Agency (ITIDA)
Egypt

Mathias Haas
CEO | SuperSocial
Austria

Lisa Mahajan
Project Manager & Lecturer | FH JOANNEUM Graz
Austria

Cecilia Chapiro
Investment Adviser & Blockchain Portfolio Manager | UNICEF Innovation Fund
US/Argentina

Clément Reix
Public Policy | Dailymotion
France

Eva A. Jakob
Post-doctoral researcher | Paderborn University
Germany

Emma Bakh
Founder | NanoWRLD
Denmark

Ekaterina Matveeva
Founder and CEO | Amolingua
Argentina/UK

Yasmine Yahyaoui
PhD candidate, Junior Lecturer, Marketing & PR Management | Paderborn University
Germany

George Malekkos
Software Innovation Architect & CEO | Powersoft
Cyprus

Magdalena Kubów
Lecturer & Researcher | SWPS University of Social Sciences and Humanities
Poland

Ana Maria Bujor
Operations Director and Conductor of Chaos | Risky Business Accelerator and Ventures
Romania

Dušica Birovljević
Founder and Owner | Nomcentar
Serbia

Monika Kosman
Head Of Marketing | TEDxOdense
Poland | Denmark

Dimitar Jovevski
Associate Professor | University of SS. Cyril and Methodius
Macedonia

Martin Maška
Office and project manager | European Youth Press / European Dialogue
Czech Republic


Attila Horányi
Director (BA program Design Culture) | Moholy-Nagy University of Art and Design
Hungary

Maida Agić
Communication and Marketing Expert | Orbico
Bosnia and Herzegovina

Michaela Altziebler
Head of Utility & Smart City Segment | MAVOCO AG
Austria

Connor Sattely
Business Acceleration Agent | HiiL Justice Accelerator
Netherlands

Timo Rostedt
Senior UX Designer | Gofore Oy
Finland

Frank Lorenz
SVP Research & Development | SKIDATA AG
Austria

Dimitar Jovevski
Associate Professor | University of SS. Cyril and Methodius
Macedonia

Nela Sladojević
Project Advisor | International Organization for Migration (IOM)
Bosnia and Herzegovina

Rodica Mocan
Ph.D., Associate Professor | Babes Bolyai University
Romania

Pihla Rostedt
First Lady | Rostedt & Co
Finland

Aleksandra Izdebska
Director ICT | ABA
Austria

Afërdita Pustina
National Programme Officer | OSCE Mission in Kosovo
OSCE Mission in Kosovo

Irene Polycarpou
Professor of Technology and Innovation in Education | University of Central Lancashire
Cyprus

Ana Alibegova
Director of Programme Development | Mladiinfo International
Macedonia

Cristina Birsan
Project Manager Volunteers for Events | United Nations Volunteers
Romania

Tanja Madžarević
Joint Program Coordinator | IT Girls
Bosnia and Herzegovina

Sarah Klein
Editor-in-Chief | Tea after Twelve
Germany

Katarina Živanović
Assistant to Coordinator of International Cooperation | OPENS Serbia
Serbia

Gregor Cerinsek
Lead Project Manager | Institute for Innovation and Development of the University of Ljubljana
Slovenia

Yahya Marzouk
National coordinator | Social Impact Award
Tunisia

Odeta Iseviciute
Co-Founder & CEO | Dealoyal
Lithuania