Every 6 months a group of 10 Advocacy Alumni from different European countries are selected to be mentored by experienced decision-makers. As a contribution to United Europe they actively participate at seminars, roundtables and webinars or publish opinions and analysis on United Europe’s website, newsletter and social media.
Who are the mentees?
Nominated young professionals from corporate and individual members and former participants of Advocacy Seminars: 28-40years old professionals with a corporate, policy or media background.
Mentoring takes place in 1:1 conversations via Zoom/telephone or in person approximately 2 to 4 hours per month.
Who are the mentors?
Active members of United Europe and professional mentors from the Bernotat & Cie network.*
Christine-Anne Chevry is currently Senior Manager Digital Industry Business Solutions – HO of Information Management Digital Industry at AIRBUS Helicopters. She has worked in 4 Countries, Brazil, Germany (12 years), Australia and France.
HR professional in large organisations and scaled up start-ups, she particularly focuses on transformation and change management, from digital transformations to mergers and acquisitions.
Senior Fellow Vienna Center for Disarmament and Non-Proliferation, Vice President International Institute for Peace in Vienna, former United Nations High Representative for Disarmament Affairs. Member of United Europe.
Ingrid Maass is Managing Partner at ‘acrossabridge.com’, Board Member IABG GmbH, Strategic advisor, long time executive in project organizations, passionate about people, excellence, technology & high growth environments.
Steve Price is a retired Head of Unit of the European Commission. Over 33 years he climbed the ladder from Assistant to Administrator to Head of Unit. For the last 20 years of his career, he managed large teams and, as such, recognizes the challenges involved in managing people but also the potential of this source of, often untapped, potential.
Dr. Michael Rupp is Head of Sector regarding Connectivity and the Green Deal in the European Commission. From 2015 to 2018 he was Head of Section for migration, border management and justice reform in the EU Delegation in Turkey.
Former CEO of Heineken, chairman of the supervisory board of Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport until 2017. He is currently a non-executive board member of Intertrust Holding NV and of Hunter Douglas NV and Vice President of United Europe.
Executive mentor, management consultant, former member of the Board of Management for Human Resources and Labor Director of Adam Opel GmbH; various leading positions in employer and trade associations.
Paul van Son has been active for more than 40 years in supervisory boards, executive boards and in operations management positions in the international energy business. In the last 20 years, he has been a driving force in the energy transition in Europe, West Asia and Africa.
Koen runs an advisory business working with a number of infrastructure investment companies as well as with non profit organisations in the capacity of (start-up) investor, strategic advisor, executive mentor and independent board member.