MEET THE TEAM
Every day these people are working to ensure you have the best experience in Venice, Amsterdam and online. We scout the best experts, locations and educational methods all over the world.
Maria Nekrassova
Director
Maria has 10+ years of experience in education management. Before joining ECA Maria organized the Venice Design exhibition and spent 3 years as an Associate Director at prestigious IE Business School in Spain. She has Masters in Sociology from Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales in Paris.

maria@ecc-academy.eu (Italian, Russian, English and Spanish)
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Alexandra Laqueur
Head of Education
Alexandra is a seasoned education professional with experience in academic publishing (Elsevier) and partnership development. She studied at the Free University in Brussels and Columbia University in New York.

alexandra@ecc-academy.eu (Dutch, English and Italian)
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Simone Stunz
External Relations & University Collaborations Manager
Simone is managing the university collaborations at ECA and will be in touch with you about your course in Venice. Before joining the Academy, she initiated an architecture competition and worked in external relations at Unseen Amsterdam, the leading platform for contemporary photography. She is an organizer of TEDxSanMarco.

simone@ecc-academy.eu (German, English and Dutch)
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Sara Longo
Programme Coordinator

Born in Italy, Sara grew up in the US, then in France, where she graduated in Art History (PhD-Sorbonne). She lives for visual arts and music, and for the past ten years she worked as art history teacher, translator and also as a jazz singer all over Europe. She now spends most of her time in Venice where she runs courses for educators.

teachers@europeanculturalacademy.com (French, Italian and English)
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