She founded EuroClio in 1992, and since then she has acquired recognition as an international expert on innovative and trans-national history, heritage and citizenship education. She has initiated and coordinated a multitude of national, trans-national capacity building projects for history and citizenship educators and historians in Albania, Belarus, Bulgaria, Bosnia-in-Herzegovina, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Estonia, Georgia, Latvia, Macedonia, Montenegro, Romania, Russia, Serbia Turkey and Ukraine.
Frank van den Akker (the Netherlands) brings a wealth of international experience in senior positions as well as a considerable international network, having served Shell for over 30 years. He worked across Europe throughout his career and was based in Asia for many years. Nowadays, he runs social-entrepreneurial activities in parallel to an advisory practice, focusing on corporate governance and management as well as international relations. Frank currently holds a number of executive and non-executive board positions, predominantly for not-for-profit organizations and NGO’s. Though an outsider in history teaching, some of the board roles he is holding are in Education. He joined the EuroClio Supervisory Board early 2016, with main focus on financial and governance matters as well as international relations. Frank is also holding a position on the board of the Dutch National Association of Board Directors, the board of the Dutch National Register and is a member of the European Governance Policy Committee of the European Confederation of Directors Associations, based in Brussels.