Christian Spahr

SEECOM, Belgium

Christian Spahr is founder and board member of SEECOM (South East Europe Public Sector Communication Association), Europe’s first professional association for government PR managers (70 members from 15 countries). In his main profession, he is the European Commission’s spokesperson for regional policy. Before, Christian was director of the Media Program South East Europe of Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung. He authored and edited publications on media in transitional countries, entrepreneurial journalism and journalism education. Christian has worked with Ukrainian journalists and experts on the topics of disinformation and strategic communication. He has been a speaker at media events in many EU countries, the Balkans and Ukraine.