This autumn brings some changes in the management team of United Europe. After more than four years with the association, Bettina Vestring will leave United Europe at the end of October to concentrate on her journalistic work. Jenny Paul, who is engaged in pro-European student movements across Europe, has left at the end of August to focus on these activities and to complete her Master in European studies.
The Board of Directors very much regret to see Bettina and Jenny leave. The board thanks them for their outstanding work and wish them much success in their future endeavours.
The United Europe board has appointed Dr. Julia Reuss and Sabine Sasse to be the new Managing Directors. Both are highly qualified and passionate about Europe.
Dr. Julia Reuss has started her activities on September 1st, Sabine Sasse starts on October 1st.
Dr. Julia Reuss started her career at the Herbert-Quandt Foundation before she has served as a political advisor in the German Bundestag. From 2009 to 2012 she was the Principal Private Secretary to the German Federal Minister of Transport. From 2013 on she gained international business experience in senior management positions in the strategy department of Deutsche Bahn and the French Railway company SNCF. Dr. Reuss studied in Vienna, Washington D.C. and Berlin and holds a PhD in political science.
Sabine Sasse is a freelance journalist who has worked for Süddeutsche Zeitung, Süddeutsche Magazin, Stern, Die Woche, Blickpunkt:Film, amongst others. Following seven years as head of PR in Schlosspark-Theater Berlin, she has worked in different projects for Kulturprojekte Berlin as well as for Medienboard Berlin-Brandenburg next to authoring and editing various media publications. Since 2007, Sabine is the project manager of the international media conference M100 Sanssouci Colloquium in Potsdam, Germany, which includes a forum for aspiring young journalists from all over Europe. Sabine holds a master degree in German and Journalism from FU Berlin and writes regularly for Der Tagesspiegel and Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung.