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!


Samar El Sheikh
Unit Manager | ITIDA
Egypt

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

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

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

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

Monika Kosman
Head Of Marketing | TEDxOdense
Poland | Denmark

Christian Bauer
Owner | Bauer & Associates
Austria

James Norwood
Senior Innovation Manager | LEGO Creative Play Lab
Denmark

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

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

Viola Bianchetti
AEGEE-Europe | Projects Director
Belgium/Italy

Emma Bakh
Founder | NanoWRLD
Denmark

Christina Pikl
Project and Communication Manager | Kreativwirtschaft Austria
Austria

Afërdita Pustina
National Programme Officer | OSCE Mission in Kosovo
Kosovo

Abdul Rahman AlAshraf
Founder | FreeCom
Germany/Syria

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

Jon Mark Walls
CEO of GovFaces
Switzerland/US

Marco Righetto
Design and Innovation Specialist
Italy

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

Dušica Birovljević
Founder and Owner | Nomcentar
Serbia

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

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

Simone Rudigier
Online Communication Expert
Austria

Pavel Varbanov
EU Projects coordinator | ESI Center Eastern Europe
Bulgaria

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

Odeta Iseviciute
Owner | Adcanon
Lithuania

Birgit Maier
Marketing Director | Goldbach Austria GmbH
Austria

Pihla Rostedt
Designer | Rostedt & Co
Finland

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

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

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

Ekaterina Matveeva
Founder and CEO | Amolingua
Argentina/UK

Tudor Mihailescu
Founder | LoopPoll
Romania

Paolo Bovio
Social Media Specialist | MR & Associati Comunicazione
Italy

Khaled Jemni
Modern Apps Consultant | Microsoft Tunisia
Ireland/Tunisia

Ana Alibegova
Director of Programme Development | Mladiinfo International
North Macedonia

Yahya Marzouk
Co-founder | MAD Path
Tunisia

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

Julianna Faludi
Assistant Professor | Corvinus University of Budapest
Hungary

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

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

Anne Sofie Hoffmann Schrøder
Independent Journalist
Denmark

Clément Reix
Public Policy | Dailymotion
France

Stephen Vickers
International Assessment Consultant
United Kingdom

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

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

Andrius R. Juknevičius
Engineer | JSC Vilimed
Lithuania

Lisa Mahajan
Project Manager & Lecturer | FH JOANNEUM Graz
Austria

Mathias Haas
CEO | SuperSocial
Austria

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

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

George Malekkos
Software Innovation Architect & CEO | Powersoft
Cyprus

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

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

Michael Terler
Innovation Management Professor | FH CAMPUS 02
Austria

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

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

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

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

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

Anton Holovachenko
Founder & CEO | UniExo
Germany/Ukraine

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

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

Gunel Huseynova
Founder | Pitch-a-Pitch
Azerbaijan

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

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

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


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

Yahya Marzouk
Co-founder | MAD Path
Tunisia

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

Connor Sattely
Business Acceleration Agent | HiiL Justice Accelerator
Netherlands

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

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

Odeta Iseviciute
Co-Founder & CEO | Dealoyal
Lithuania

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

Ana Alibegova
Director of Programme Development | Mladiinfo International
North Macedonia

Aleksandra Izdebska
Director ICT | ABA
Austria

Frank Lorenz
SVP Research & Development | SKIDATA AG
Austria

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

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

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

Afërdita Pustina
National Programme Officer | OSCE Mission in Kosovo
Kosovo

Timo Rostedt
Senior UX Designer | Gofore Oy
Finland

Pihla Rostedt
First Lady | Rostedt & Co
Finland

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

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

Maida Agić
Communication and Marketing Expert | Orbico
Bosnia and Herzegovina