Experts & Staff

Valentina Spano

Office Manager


English, German, and Italian


Valentina Spano is the Berlin office manager at the European Council on Foreign Relations.

Prior to joining ECFR, she worked as an office manager and assistant to the director at Kulturschöpfer e.V., where she managed daily operations and organised internal and external events. In 2022 she also managed a project for refugee families on community building. Spano has also collaborated with UNESCO and cultural conservation organisation ICRROM, gaining experience in the field of cultural heritage protection and community participation in Germany, Italy, Malaysia, and Uzbekistan.

She holds a BSc in architecture from the Polytechnic University of Turin and an MA in world heritage studies from the Brandenburg University of Technology.