Executive Board

Yohann Floch - President

Yohann Floch is a cultural consultant working internationally on capacity building, strategic development, international networking, artistic programming and cultural policy. Alongside contributing to a large number of European cooperation projects, he has worked broadly as an advocate for arts and culture, a guest lecturer at universities and professional gatherings, and an independent expert for public and private institutions supporting cultural exchange and cultural entrepreneurship.

Marie Le Sourd - Secretary

Marie Le Sourd holds a Diploma of Political Sciences from the University of Grenoble (including one year at the University of Leipzig, Germany) as well as a Master of Law on International Cultural Exchange and Relations from the University of Lyon. From 1999 to 2006 she was in charge of the programme of the Cultural Exchange Department of the Asia-Europe Foundation based in Singapore (ASEF), particularly in the fields of young artists’ exchange, development of cultural policies, and networks of cultural professionals. In September 2006 she joined the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs, working as the director of the French Cultural Centre in Yogyakarta (Indonesia). From January 2012, Marie has been the Secretary General of On the Move, an international network facilitating cross-border mobility in the arts and culture sector.

Chrissie Faniadis - Treasurer

Chrissie Faniadis is a consultant, lecturer and project manager, currently working as executive director of Riksteatern Skåne, a touring and support network for theatre and dance in South Sweden. She previously worked at Trans Europe Halles, where she was in charge of the International Resource Office, and at Intercult in Sweden, where she was in charge of the European Resource Centre and Europe Direct Intercult.

A political scientist with a special focus on European affairs, Chrissie studied in London, France and Belgium before starting work in Brussels. After retraining as a producer she worked in the creative industries in the UK before heading back to her hometown of Stockholm to work in the international arts and culture sector.

Since 2008 Chrissie has been combining her production skills with her EU expertise, offering consultancy and assisting artists and organisations that wish to work internationally as well as producing large-scale events.

Cristina Farinha

Cristina Farinha studied sociology and specialised in arts, culture, communication and employment law. She has been working in Portugal, as well as on the European stage, to support the role of culture in governance and development, and to improve the social and employment status of those working in the cultural sector. She works to promote capacity building, interaction and internationalisation among the different agents of the creative environment. She also freelances as an expert on mobility and cultural cooperation issues, and is an associated fellow at the Institute of Sociology, University of Porto.

Milica Ilic

Milica Ilic is General Coordinator at Onda - Office national de diffusion artistique in Paris, France. She is specialised in international cooperation in the contemporary performing arts, with a particular interest in networking, strategic project management and policy. Speaking frequently in support of transnational cooperation at international conferences and in other fora, Milica is author and co-author of several publications and research studies on contemporary arts and culture, in particular concerning South East Europe. She is a member of the Board of Balkan Express, a platform for collaboration in the field of contemporary art and other socially engaged practices with and within the Balkans.

Milica has formerly worked as Head of Communications and Administration for IETM - international network for contemporary performing arts. Her professional experience also includes work at the Centre for Professional Development of the University of Arts in Belgrade, the Belgrade House of Youth, and several festivals and theatre projects in the city.

Legal seat: Onda – 13 bis, rue Henry Monnier – 75009 Paris – France
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