4) Citizens Engagement & Awareness-raising

Víctor M. Gibello Bravo
4) Citizens Engagement & Awareness-raising
Member of the Selection Committee

Víctor M. Gibello Bravo has a degree in Geography and History in the specialties of Prehistory and Archaeology, and Medieval History. He also has a degree in Art History and a Diploma in Contemporary Art Photography. He has completed various masters and postgraduate courses in subjects as diverse as Heritage Rehabilitation, Archeology, Photography, Cultural Management, Education, and Mindfulness.
In 2019 he was awarded the Medal of the Royal Order of Civil Merit.
Since 1994 he has directed, coordinated, and participated in more than 500 archaeological excavation, prospecting, research, and conservation projects of numerous Spanish and international archaeological settlements and historical buildings. He combined archaeological activity with cultural management and the enhancement of heritage resources. Among the projects that he participated in, special relevance has his contribution as:
•a member of the writing team of the “Alba Plata” project (recovery and enhancement of the Vía de la Plata);
•coordinator of the project “Islamic Routes in Extremadura”, an action integrated into the programme “Network of Historic Centers of Islamic Influence in the South of the Iberian Peninsula and North of Morocco”;
•coordinator of the educational program Viaja con Musas, enrolled in the framework of the Extremadura de las “Artes project. Performing Arts, Heritage, and Museums in the Rural World” carried out for the Extremadura Museum Network.
During the years 2010 and 2011, he was director of the Cultural Center of La Magdalena de Plasencia (Cáceres).

Davida de Hond
4) Citizens Engagement & Awareness-raising
Member of the Selection Committee
The Netherlands

Davida de Hond is a member of the management team of Museum Arnhem, a museum located in the eastern part of the Netherlands. As head of public and program, de Hond is responsible for education, marketing, communication, programming and exhibitions. Previously I have worked as an entrepreneur in the cultural field, focus on heritage and community building. I have a focus on participation and education through heritage and art. I also worked for Erfgoed Nederland, the national heritage agency, with a role in the team that focussed on heritage in an international perspective. For the Reinwardt Academy I have worked on international cooperation projects that focussed on new museology, eco museology, community building and innovation in heritage education. Besides my different employments, I am also active as an advisor on committees regarding culture and heritage subsidies. Currently for the Mondriaan Fund, and in the recent past for the municipality of Rotterdam through the RRKC, Provincial committee on culture and heritage in Gelderland and the fund for Cultural Participation.

Jelena Krivokapic
4) Citizens Engagement & Awareness-raising
Member of the Selection Committee

Jelena was born and raised in Belgrade, Serbia. Her professional background is in architecture and currently she studies ‘World Heritage’ in Cottbus, Germany. She loves dogs, food, hiking, running and is interested in religion, beliefs, tradition and how intangible shapes the tangible world around us.

Baiba Mūrniece
4) Citizens Engagement & Awareness-raising
Member of the Selection Committee

Baiba Mūrniece is a head of the Development division in the National Heritage Board of Latvia. With an educational background in arts and international relations she has more than 24 years of experience in the heritage sector. She holds a Master’s degree in public administration. In her work, Baiba Mūrniece pays special attention to cultural heritage management, the public funding of heritage, international heritage cooperation, participatory governance and awareness-raising of cultural heritage. With her expertise in national and international heritage policies, she has participated in the drafting of various international documents, including the “European Quality Principles for EU-funded Interventions with Potential Impact upon Cultural Heritage”.
Mūrniece represents Latvia at several international heritage cooperation platforms. She has been member of the Bureau of the Governing Board of the Enlarged Partial Agreement on Cultural Routes of the Council of Europe,” has been the national coordinator of the European Year for Cultural Heritage. Mūrniece has chaired the Baltic Region Heritage Committee and the heritage expert group of the Latvian State Cultural Capital Foundation and was one of the co-founders and former president of ICOMOS Latvia.

Natalia Moussienko
4) Citizens Engagement & Awareness-raising
Member of the Selection Committee

Dr. Natalia Moussienko is a Europa Nostra Council member, and member of the Internal Advisory Committee of Europa Nostra and is a Board member of the NGO “Initiative for St. Andrew Passage” in Kyiv, Ukraine which has been a Europa Nostra member-organization since 2014. She was previously a member of the jury for the European Heritage Awards / Europa Nostra Awards in the category Dedicated Service to Heritage.

Dr. Moussienko is currently a leading research fellow in the Modern Art Research Institute of the National Academy of Arts of Ukraine in Kyiv. She is an expert of the Ukrainian Cultural Foundation in cultural heritage. She studied philosophy at the Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, where she obtained her master’s degree and subsequently at the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine where she received her doctorate. She is the author of numerous articles and five books on the theory and history of culture, cultural diplomacy, urbanism and cinema and has been published internationally.

Dr. Moussienko initiated and organised four Cultural Diplomacy Forums in Kyiv, notably “Cultural Heritage matters to Cultural Diplomacy” in June 2018 in the framework of the European Year of Cultural Heritage. Furthermore, she serves as a Board Head of the Ukrainian Fulbright Alumni Association that produced a Ukrainian translation of the Europa Nostra documents.

Dr. Moussienko is a voice for cultural heritage on a national level, writing for national magazines “Ukrainian Culture”, “Monuments of Ukraine” as well as a national weekly newspaper, “Culture and Life”. In addition, she was co-editor of three issues of “Agora”, a publication devoted to the theoretical bases of cultural diplomacy and its practical application.

Pavlos Chatzigrigoriou
4) Citizens Engagement & Awareness-raising
Jury Member & Chair of the Selection Committee

Dr. Pavlos Chatzigrigoriou is a Civil Engineer with a MSc in Architecture (Conservation and Restoration) and a second MSc in Environmental City Planning. In 2012, Pavlos obtained his PhD from the School of Architecture of National Technical University of Athens. His thesis concerned the digital documentation of the Historic Buildings of Hermoupolis. The project, “HERmoupolis Management e-System ” was subsequently upgraded to “HERMES”: an open source platform for heritage and historic buildings. In 2015, “HERMES” was awarded the EU Prize for Cultural Heritage / Europa Nostra Award in Category Research and Digitisation. Pavlos is currently a post-doctoral researcher in the Interaction Systems Design Lab (University of Aegean) and teaches “Digital Heritage” at the Polytechnic School of the University. His current research efforts focus on digital tools for education on cultural heritage and the possibilities of digitally linking architecture with intangible cultural heritage. He is the chair of the non-profit NGO “HERMeS”, where he works on digital documentation of cultural heritage using various applications (mobile apps, museum installations etc). He is also a project officer at the EU Management Organisation Unit for digital heritage projects in the Region of South Aegean, Greece.