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A team of experts on EU subsidies

Welcomeurope, the gateway between European institutions and stakeholders to obtain European public funds.
The company was established in the year 2000 as an independent organisation under French law and is the first service specialised on EU grants since 18 years.
WELCOMEUROPE consultants have a wide range of skills and a solid expertise on EU fundings.
Consultant Welcomeurope

Lorraine de Bouchony

Executive Director

Lorraine de Bouchony is Welcomeurope co-founder. She coordinates and provides strategic advice and consulting for large corporations. She also contributes to the development of many public policy networks in Europe. Read more

Lorraine de Bouchony is Welcomeurope co-founder. She coordinates and provides strategic advice and consulting for large corporations. She also contributes to the development of many public policy networks in Europe.
She has developed a unique expertise in assisting professionals to build and support their participation and positioning in the EU institutional mechanisms. With a specialization in European Geopolitics, Lorraine, has been active in European think-tanks since 1991. She graduated from the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Paris and has gained a founding experience within the General Secretariat of the European Commission which allowed her to see the existing gap between institutions and actors. Hide

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Nicolas Gerschel

Deputy Director

Nicolas Gerschel has been providing his expertise and know-how on marketing and web development since Welcomeurope was created. Read more

Nicolas Gerschel has been providing his expertise and know-how on marketing and web development since Welcomeurope was created. Founder of several major information portals on the Internet, he supports the commercial development of the company. Hide

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Valérie Buisine

Deputy Director

Valérie Buisine launched the training service in 2002, she is now the Head of Welcomeurope Consultancy Department. Read more

Valérie Buisine launched the training service in 2002, she is now the Head of Welcomeurope Consultancy Department.
Valerie Buisine is an expert in European structural funds and calls for proposals of the European Commission. She has been supporting fund managers since 2013, especially regarding the shift of power towards French regions for EU funds. Hide

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Mireille Van der Graaf

Innovation Director

Since the early 90s, Mireille van der Graaf has developed an expertise in innovation and research programs of the European Union (from the research framework program to Horizon 2020). Read more

Since the early 90s, Mireille van der Graaf has developed an expertise in innovation and research programs of the European Union (from the research framework program to Horizon 2020).
Cofounder of Welcomeurope, she is now recognized in all European circles on innovation funding for her know-how, her experience and her ability to coordinate large projects. Mireille van der Graaf started monitoring service on EU funds, EUROFUNDING. Hide

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Christina Bézès

Mission Director

Former European programme manager at GIP INTERREG SMLPO, regional office of the Programme Interreg IV-A Greater Region, Christina Bézès joined Welcomeurope as Senior Consultant. Read more

Former European programme manager at GIP INTERREG SMLPO, regional office of the Programme Interreg IV-A Greater Region, Christina Bézès joined Welcomeurope as Senior Consultant.

Specialized in structural funds, she assists and forms a large number of Welcomeurope customers in formalizing their applications to EU-funds. She coordinates consultancy assignments in close cooperation with private and public project managers. Hide

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Melissa Moothoo

Mission Director

Former European programmes manager within the French Ministry of Home Affairs, Melissa Moothoo joined Welcomeurope as Senior Consultant. Read more

Former European programmes manager within the French Ministry of Home Affairs, Melissa Moothoo joined Welcomeurope as Senior Consultant.
Her experience provides her with exhaustive knowledge on the institutions’ expectations and experience in answering them in application files. With a specialization in European Commission programmes and external cooperation programmes, EuropeAid, she assists and forms a large number of Welcomeurope customers in formalizing their applications. Hide

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Abigaïl Faure

Editor

A Specialist of high added value writings and of institutional communications strategies designing for private and public organizations, Abigail Faure is accompanying Welcomeurope in the development and drafting of its editorial content. Read more

A Specialist of high added value writings and of institutional communications strategies designing for private and public organizations, Abigail Faure is accompanying Welcomeurope in the development and drafting of its editorial content. Hide

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Adrien Caucat

Business Development

Under the direction of the sales manager, Adrien Caucat evaluates the need of Welcomeurope customers to provide, with the support of consultants, appropriate answers in training or in assistance.

Admin Welcomeurope

Matthieu Cortet

Office Manager

Matthieu Cortet provides key links with Welcomeurope customers, he also coordinates the firm day-to-day management.

Consultant Welcomeurope

Christophe DAMOUR

Marketing & Partnership Management

Christophe Damour coordinates Welcomeurope web and marketing projects. He is the first point of contact for organizations wishing to establish a partnership with the firm.



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Agenda

Agenda
02 March - 03 March 2017, Düsseldorf (Germany)
29 March - 30 March 2017, Stockholm, Sweden
04 April - 05 April 2017, Coventry, United Kingdom
18 May - 19 May 2017, Poole (United Kingdom)
28 May - 31 May 2017, Santorini, Greece

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