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 curates TEDxStormont and she is an Advisor to RISING Global Peace Forum in Coventry and Director for Public Affairs at the Centre for the Resolution of Intractable Conflict, Harris Manchester College, Oxford.
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 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 Policing and Community Safety Partnership in Belfast.
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.
A former Ambassador for New York based Women’s Entrepreneurship Day, Eva participated in several international leadership programmes, including Women in Leadership at the William J. Clinton Leadership Institute, Queen’s University Belfast. Eva is a recipient of the Spirit of Washington Ireland Award honouring exceptional leaders from Northern Ireland and Ireland.
Eva has qualifications in marketing, finance and management, including MA (Hons) Management and CIPR Diploma in Public Affairs and Political Communication. She is currently completing the Strategy and Innovation Diploma at Saïd Business School, University of Oxford.