CEO, Centre for Democracy & Peace Building
Eva Grosman is co-founder and CEO of the Belfast based Centre for Democracy and Peace Building committed to completing the peace process; changing attitudes; building a normal society and sharing Northern Ireland experience internationally.
Eva also curates TEDxStormont/TEDxStormont Women and is an Ambassador for New York based Women’s Entrepreneurship Day (WED). In 2016 Eva has been appointed as an Advisor to RISING Global Peace Forum in Coventry. As a Head of Programmes at the Northern Ireland Assembly Legislative Strengthening Trust, Eva developed and implemented Politics Plus, a capacity building programme designed to enhance skills and effectiveness of those involved in political and public life in Northern Ireland and beyond. In 2009 Eva co-founded the award-winning Unite Against Hate campaign, challenging all forms of prejudice and hate crime.
She has also been an independent member of the Belfast Policing and Community Safety Partnership (2012/2013).
Eva, originally from Poland initiated Polish Cultural Week and Polish Film Festival in Northern Ireland. She published the Link Polska magazine, facilitated successful Invest Northern Ireland trade missions to Poland, supported Polish diplomats in the UK and Ireland and chaired the Polish Electoral Commission in Belfast.
Eva has qualifications in marketing, finance and management, including MA (Hons) Management and CIPR Diploma in Public Affairs and Political Communication. Eva also participated in several international leadership programmes, including the Women in Leadership at the William J. Clinton Leadership Institute, Queen’s University Belfast and is currently joining the Strategy and Innovation Diploma at Saïd Business School, University of Oxford.