Secretariat Staff and Other Contact Persons

The daily operations of EADI are run by a small and dedicated team at the EADI secretariat in Bonn, Germany. Here you can find the contact details of all our team members. To see contact details of our management committee and executive committee, please have a look at our organisational structure site. The general email contact of the secretariat is postmaster(at)eadi.org

Susanne von Itter
Director of the Secretariat

itter(at)eadi.org
 

Susanne is Executive Secretary of EADI and holds a degree in Geography, with a focus on ecology and environment. As the Director of the EADI head office in Bonn, Germany, Susanne has worked extensively on strategic planning, research communication and management of high-level events for the association. She has coordinated seven EADI General Conferences and a large number of scientific events in Europe. She is board member of the International Accreditation Council for Global Development Studies and Research (IAC) and member of the International Advisory Committee of the City of Bonn. She is a German national and speaks English, French and Dutch. 

Christiane Kliemann
Communications

kliemann(at)eadi.org
 

Christiane has a background in Middle Eastern Sciences and Philosophy and has worked many years as a journalist and in communications on climate change and degrowth. She has joined EADI in 2018 and is handling everything around communications, for example website, newsletter, social media and communication-related events. She is a German national and could also work in Arabic if needed. 

Jonas Bauhof
Project Assistant EnerSHelF

bauhof(at)eadi.org
 

Jonas obtained a M.Sc. in Global Development and has a background in European Studies. He joined EADI in 2020 and is responsible for everything regarding communication for the EnerSHelF project. Added to this, he edits the Hierarchies of Development podcast and small video productions for EADI. He is a German national and speaks German, English, and Danish.

Basile Boulay
Senior Executive

boulay(at)eadi.org
 

Basile trained as a development economist with a strong emphasis on agricultural development. He obtained his PhD in 2018 and joined the EADI secretariat in 2020. At EADI, he is responsible for the co-organisation of the General Conferences and other academic events and is co-host of the Hierarchies of Development podcast. He is a French national, and happily works in English, Spanish or French. 

Sarah Arfeen
Junior Officer

arfeen(at)eadi.org
 

Sarah completed her graduate studies in North American Studies in 2021. Prior to joining EADI as junior officer in 2022, she worked at the German Commission for UNESCO and the Council of the EU. At EADI she supports information and outreach efforts. She is a Pakistani transplant to Europe, and speaks English, Urdu, German and a smattering of French. 

Haris Rizvanski
Student Assistant 

rizvanski(at)eadi.org