Strategic Advisor – Partnerships and Development

Eric brings more than 30 years of media experience to the table. After originally starting out in broadcast television in his native Germany, he has been a grant proposal and bid developer since 2007, specialising in journalism, communications and civil society, with his focus on funding opportunities offered by the European Union and international philanthropic foundations. He advises and supports non-profits as well as for-profit companies and higher education institutions in Europe and around the world. On the side, Eric works as an author and evaluator. He believes that the work of Lie Detectors is crucial to (re-)build and maintain trust in quality journalism from the bottom up.