Chief Executive Officer
Bruno António graduated in Social Education at the University of the Algarve in Faro, Portugal. During his educational path he lived abroad, namely in Brazil, India and Scotland. For the past 12 years, Bruno has been actively engaging in international youth work, working as an expert and external consultant for several institutions, such as the European Commission and the Council of Europe. He previously took office as Secretary General of Youth for Exchange and Understanding, as well as Executive Director at ECOS – Cooperativa de Educação, Cooperação e Desenvolvimento.
Helena studied Law in Lisbon. After working a couple of years in the private sector, she decided to go to Italy to undertake a master’s degree and change her career path to the non-profit sector. Before coming to DYPALL Network, Helena had professional experiences in international organizations and NGOs in Turin, Bangkok and Brussels. Helena also did the European Voluntary Service in Chisinau, Moldova.
Project Manager / YP LAB Coordinator
Aleksandra, originally from Serbia, has the background in school students’ activism. She was a Board member of OBESSU (Organising Bureau of School Student Unions), as well as a member of Working group on Participation and Youth policy mainstreaming and Expert group on youth rights of the European Youth Forum. She was a trainer on UNICEF’s project for the creation of Local Youth Action Plans in Serbia. Aleksandra had worked as Project manager in several organisations in Serbia and Portugal before joining DYPALL Network. She has a degree in political science and journalism from the University of Belgrade.