In March 2014, the Secretariat of the EU-Russia Civil Society Forum was established in Berlin, Germany (at the German-Russian Exchange). Its main target is to coordinate Forum's everyday work.
As the CSF Executive Director, Barbara von Ow-Freytag, political scientist and journalist, will be serving until June 2014, followed up by Anna Sevortian, an expereinced specialist in the field of civil society and human rights.
Stefan Melle, journalist and Russia expert, Director of the German-Russian Exchange, has the position of the Head of the Consortium, while another associate of the organisation - Kristina Smolijaninovaitė - takes the responsibilities of the Project Co-Ordinator.
Sergei Tereshenkov, public activist, political writer, PR & GR specialist, moves to Berlin as the Forum's PR Co-Ordinator, whereas Katarzyna Nowak, a professional for financial issues, especially within the NGO sector, accepted the position of the Financial Manager.