Christian Spahr is a founder and board member of SEECOM (South East Europe Public Sector Communication Association), Europe’s first professional association for government spokespersons. In his day job, Christian is Coordinating Spokesperson for economic affairs at the European Commission. Previously he was Director with Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung for the KAS Media Program South East Europe, fostering political communication and independent journalism in ten countries from Croatia to Moldova. At various occasions, he worked with Ukrainian journalists, NGOs and government officials on the topics of disinformation and strategic communication. Christian has been a speaker at conferences in Germany, Austria, France, Italy, Benelux and Baltic states, South East Europe and Ukraine.