European Commission Coordinator on Combating Antisemitism and Fostering Jewish Life

In 2015, Katharina von Schnurbein was appointed the first European Commission Coordinator on combating antisemitism and fostering Jewish life, liaising with the Jewish community, and implementing EC policy to prevent and fight antisemitism. She worked for the European Commission starting in 2002, prior to which Katharina worked for the European Affairs Committee in Berlin and for an international crisis management consultancy. A graduate from Charles University in Prague, the University of Bonn, Oxford University, and from the Center for European Integration Studies in Bonn, Katharina speaks German, English, French, Dutch, and Czech.