Meet the team.

At Forum, we value transparency, team work and proactive thinking. We move quickly to get our ideas into the world and aim to think across borders.

Valentin von Albrecht
Architect

Valentin is a proven innovator, contributing his skill set and experience to building sophisticated software platforms.

Susanne Ardisson
PR Manager

Susanne has been working as a Senior PR Consultant in international companies for the last 15 years – with a strong passion for technology, science and language.

Jonas Bedford-Strohm
Evangelist

Jonas has conducted research on political and media ethics and manages digital transformation projects at a public broadcaster.

Peggy Corlin
Regional Editor – France / Belgium

As a journalist with a background in EU affairs, Peggy has covered the news as a writer and TV producer for French, Belgian, and British Media.

Hannah Jaques
Copy-Editor

With a degree in English literature, Hannah has been applying her linguistic skills to improve AI-powered translation software.

Caroline O. Jebens
Regional Editor – Germany

Caroline has taught and worked at Universities in the US and Berlin, and covers arts, culture and media for major German news publications.

Philipp Montgelas
Commercial Director

Philipp has +20 years experience in the digital media industry. Most recently he has been part of the international management team of Readly, Europes largest magazine subscription service.

Maria Clara Montoya
Regional Editor – Spain

Maria Clara is a journalist and has worked as a correspondent in Europe and Latin America. She is enthusiastic about international affairs and innovative projects.

Paul Ostwald
Editor-at-Large

Besides writing for several European newspapers as a journalist, Paul co-founded a data-journalism platform and an academic journal for refugees.

Aleksander Palikot
Regional Editor – Poland

Aleksander is a journalist covering politics, society and culture in Central and Eastern Europe as well as a researcher interested in the sociology of knowledge.

Djan Giray Sauerborn
Editor-at-Large

Djan conceptualised editorial strategies and formats for a policy think tank and advised bodies of the European Union and the United Nations.

Martyna Slominska
Content Producer

Martyna is an audiovisual producer and a postproduction coordinator, with a strong interest and academic background in social issues and climate change.

Nikolaus von Taysen
Chairman

As a serial entrepreneur with a principal background in FinTech, Nikolaus is now pursuing ventures impacting the common good.

Christos Stasinopoulos
Regional Editor – Greece

Christos covered European and International news for Greek media publications and worked as a press officer on immigration policy.

Interested in joining our team?
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We are Forum, the debate and news platform that wants Europeans to talk more with, and less about each other.
Europe needs a Public Sphere, a Forum where we can all gather to overcome language barriers, think across borders, and support quality journalism.

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