Managing Director

Georg Jürgens


As the Man­ag­ing Direc­tor, Georg is respon­si­ble for “break­ing-down” ECSWE’s vision and mis­sion into man­age­able steps. He thinks long-term and keeps the big pic­ture in mind while devel­op­ing the pro­fes­sion­al­ism of the organ­i­sa­tion and find­ing prac­ti­cal solu­tions to imple­ment­ing the vision, mis­sion and strat­e­gy. He coor­di­nates the team, pro­vides strate­gic advice to the Board, pre­pares the Annu­al Gen­er­al Meet­ings with the Board, devel­ops ECSWE’s advo­ca­cy work in Brus­sels and main­tains close con­tact with ECSWE’s mem­bers and partners.


  • Euro­pean Coun­cil for Stein­er Wal­dorf Edu­ca­tion (ECSWE), Brus­sels
    2014 – present Man­ag­ing Director
  • Alliance for Child­hood Euro­pean Net­work Foun­da­tion, Brussels
    2022 – present Treasurer
  • Uni­ver­si­ty of Passau
    2016 – 2019 Lec­tur­er on EU lobbying
  • Euro­pean Par­lia­ment, Brussels
    2012 – 2014 Par­lia­men­tary Assis­tant to MEP Ger­ald Häfn­er, Greens/EFA
  • Uni­ver­si­ty of Regensburg
    2010 – 2012 Grad­u­ate Stu­dent Assis­tant, Chair of Polit­i­cal Phi­los­o­phy and the His­to­ry of Ideas
    2005 – 2013 Democ­ra­cy Stud­ies, MA, Polit­i­cal Sci­ence BA, Cul­tur­al Stud­ies, Czech Language