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EBU Academy Committee

The EBU Academy Committee is an elected body representing the training and development activities of the EBU’s Membership. The current committee was elected during the EBU Academy Committee Workshop in Segovia on 5th October 2023 and serves a 2-year term, 2023 -2025.

It has the key role of providing support, expertise and advice to EBU Academy with a view to caring for the validity, relevance, value and impact of the learning programmes managed by this unit and devoted to EBU Members.

The Committee organizes and sets the agenda for the annual EBU Academy Committee Workshop aiming at developing an EBU Learning Ecosystem in Broadcast organizations to offer talent and development managers and chief learning officers the opportunity to network and to exchange views about the development of media professional in order to create an innovative, sustainable and future-skills framework.

The EBU Academy Committee aims to help shape concrete avenues for successful and relevant public media organizations and promote high standards at all levels of public service broadcasting.

Committee documents

  • Terms of Reference: EBU Academy Committee Members Only
  • Bye-laws relating to Elections and Voting Members Only
  • Guidelines for EBU Members on Representation and Inclusion on EBU Committees

Committee members

Frédéric Olivier


RTBF (Belgium)

Daniela Pomo

RAI (Italy)

Eduard Traian Nicolau

Radio Romania (Romania)

Jean Chrétien

France Télévisions (France)

Nela Gudelj

HRT (Croatia)

Gurdip Bhangoo

BBC (United Kingdom)

Andreas Heindl

ORF (Austria)

Mohammad Abu Soufeh

JRTV (Jordan)

Irena Lazarova

BNR (Bulgaria)

Riitta Jäälinoja-Jussila

Yle (Finland)

Verena Luckscheiter

DW (Germany)

Community events

Group meetings