Our People

Meet the dedicated people behind JMI

JMI Board

Jessie Westenholz

Jessie Westenholz

JMI President
France
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Clara Poulsen

Clara Poulsen

JMI Vice-President
Denmark
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Dubravka Dujmovic Kusan

Dubravka Dujmovic Kusan

JMI Vice-President
Croatia
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Rob Van Waaijen

Rob Van Waaijen

JMI Treasurer
Netherlands
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Jing Huan

Jing Huan

JMI Board Member
China
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Paul Nchu Ngang

Paul Nchu Ngang

JMI Board Member
Cameroon
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Elisabetta Parisi

Elisabetta Parisi

JMI Board Member
Italy
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Michel Schoonbroodt

Michel Schoonbroodt

JM Board Member
Belgium
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Blasko Smilevski

Blasko Smilevski

JMI Executive Director
Macedonia
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Sofie Sondervik Saether

Sofie Sondervik Saether

JMI Board Member
Norway
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Melody Zambuko

Melody Zambuko

JMI Board Member
Zimbabwe
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David Zsoldos

David Zsoldos

JMI Board Member
Hungary
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JMI Head Office

Matt Clark

Matt Clark

Head of Programs and Marketing
South Africa
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Zak Hantout

Zak Hantout

Office & Financial Manager
Belgium
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Robert Klimacki

Robert Klimacki

Communications Manager
Poland
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Blasko Smilevski

Blasko Smilevski

JMI Executive Director
Macedonia
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Inês Moreira

Inês Moreira

Logistics & Communications Assistant
Portugal
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Rafael Sánchez

Rafael Sánchez

Communications Assistant
Spain
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Martin Weston

Martin Weston

JM Jazz World Orchestra Tour Manager
United Kingdom
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Music Crossroads Head Office

Joe Herrmann

Joe Herrmann

Music Crossroads Director
Colombia
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Stephanie Terlinden

Stephanie Terlinden

Project Coordinator
Belgium
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Legal Commission

Naima Balić

Naima Balić

Committee Member
Croatia
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Koen Platteau

Koen Platteau

Legal Commission Member
Belgium
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Kari Vase

Kari Vase

Legal Commission Member
Finland
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Election Commission

Michael Christensen

Michael Christensen

Election Commission Member
Denmark
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Delphine Leclerc

Delphine Leclerc

Election Commission Member
France
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Membership Review Panel

Nenad Bogdanovic

Nenad Bogdanovic

Membership Review Panel Member
Cyprus
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Alessandra Fernandez

Alessandra Fernandez

Membership Review Panel Member
Brazil
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Auditor

Paul Soyeur

Paul Soyeur

Auditor
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Classical Music Committee

Naima Balić

Naima Balić

Committee Member
Croatia
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Michael Christensen

Michael Christensen

Election Commission Member
Denmark
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Jean-Guy Gingras

Jean-Guy Gingras

Committee Member
Canada
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Patrick Lenaers

Patrick Lenaers

JMI Foundation Board Member
Belgium
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Aleix Palau Talavera

Aleix Palau Talavera

Committee Member
Spain
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Elisabetta Parisi

Elisabetta Parisi

JMI Board Member
Italy
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Blasko Smilevski

Blasko Smilevski

JMI Executive Director
Macedonia
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Franziska Spohr

Franziska Spohr

Classical Committee Chair
Germany
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Ethno Committee

Miguel Carvalho

Miguel Carvalho

Committee Member
Spain
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Matt Clark

Matt Clark

Head of Programs and Marketing
South Africa
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Melina Dimitriou

Melina Dimitriou

Committee Member
Cyprus
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Karin Hjertzell

Karin Hjertzell

Ethno Committee Chair
Sweden
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Margit Kuhi

Margit Kuhi

Committee Member
Estonia
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Suchet Malhotra

Suchet Malhotra

Committee Member
India
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Perrette Ourisson

Perrette Ourisson

Committee Member
France
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Elena Tarantino

Elena Tarantino

Committee Member
Italy
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Philippe Vandre

Philippe Vandre

Committee Member
Germany
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Imagine Committee

Tove Blum

Tove Blum

Committee Member
Sweden
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Miguel Carvalho

Miguel Carvalho

Committee Member
Spain
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Matt Clark

Matt Clark

Head of Programs and Marketing
South Africa
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Sandra Čule

Sandra Čule

Committee Member
Croatia
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Alessandra Fernandez

Alessandra Fernandez

Membership Review Panel Member
Brazil
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Joe Herrmann

Joe Herrmann

Music Crossroads Director
Colombia
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Arnaud Réveillon

Arnaud Réveillon

Committee Chair
France
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JM Jazz Committee

Dubravka Dujmovic Kusan

Dubravka Dujmovic Kusan

JMI Vice-President
Croatia
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Matt Clark

Matt Clark

Head of Programs and Marketing
South Africa
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Ann-Charlotte Hellsten

Ann-Charlotte Hellsten

Committee Member
Sweden
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Marco Mezquida Mateos

Marco Mezquida Mateos

Committee Member
Spain
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Ingunn Sand

Ingunn Sand

Committee Member
Norway
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Michel Schoonbroodt

Michel Schoonbroodt

JM Board Member
Belgium
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Young Audiences Committee

Naima Balić

Naima Balić

Committee Member
Croatia
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Matt Clark

Matt Clark

Head of Programs and Marketing
South Africa
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Helene Griesslehner

Helene Griesslehner

Committee Member
Austria
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Ebbe Hoyrup

Ebbe Hoyrup

Young Audiences Committee Chair
Denmark
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Patrick Lenaers

Patrick Lenaers

JMI Foundation Board Member
Belgium
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Margareta Norberg

Margareta Norberg

Committee Member
Sweden
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Simona Simonovska

Simona Simonovska

Committee Member
Macedonia
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Emmanuelle Soupart

Emmanuelle Soupart

Committee Member
Belgium
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Anne Torrent

Anne Torrent

Committee Member
France
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Kari Vase

Kari Vase

Legal Commission Member
Finland
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World Meeting Centres Committee

Dubravka Dujmovic Kusan

Dubravka Dujmovic Kusan

JMI Vice-President
Croatia
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Ulrich Wuester

Ulrich Wuester

Germany
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World Youth Choir Artistic Committee

Tonci Bilic

Tonci Bilic

Committee Member
Croatia
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World Youth Choir Jury

Stéphane Grosclaude

Stéphane Grosclaude

WYC Jury Member 2017
France
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European Youth Forum Representative

Marili Jõgi

Marili Jõgi

JM Europe Chairperson
Estonia
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Euro-Arab Youth Music Center

Dubravka Dujmovic Kusan

Dubravka Dujmovic Kusan

JMI Vice-President
Croatia
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Melina Dimitriou

Melina Dimitriou

Committee Member
Cyprus
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Kifah Fakhouri

Kifah Fakhouri

EAYMC Chair
Lebanon
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Livia Prodromou

Livia Prodromou

EAYMC Member
Cyprus
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Husham Sharaf

Husham Sharaf

EAYMC Member
Jordan
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Blasko Smilevski

Blasko Smilevski

JMI Executive Director
Macedonia
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Tatiana Tsietti

Tatiana Tsietti

EAYMC Member
Cyprus
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JM Europe Executive Committee

Ibrahim Barisik

Ibrahim Barisik

JM Europe Executive Committee Member
Turkey
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Marili Jõgi

Marili Jõgi

JM Europe Chairperson
Estonia
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Blasko Smilevski

Blasko Smilevski

JMI Executive Director
Macedonia
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Franziska Spohr

Franziska Spohr

Classical Committee Chair
Germany
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JM of the Americas

Ulrich Bader

Ulrich Bader

Member
Chile
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Per Ekedahl

Per Ekedahl

JMI Honorary President
Brasil
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Alessandra Fernandez

Alessandra Fernandez

Membership Review Panel Member
Brazil
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Joe Herrmann

Joe Herrmann

Music Crossroads Director
Colombia
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Danièle LeBlanc

Danièle LeBlanc

JMI Vice President
Canada
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Blasko Smilevski

Blasko Smilevski

JMI Executive Director
Macedonia
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JM Africa

Tapiwa Chimbiro

Tapiwa Chimbiro

Member
Mozambique
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Matt Clark

Matt Clark

Head of Programs and Marketing
South Africa
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Matthew Mpfune

Matthew Mpfune

Member
Malawi
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Paul Nchu Ngang

Paul Nchu Ngang

JMI Board Member
Cameroon
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Melody Zambuko

Melody Zambuko

JMI Board Member
Zimbabwe
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JMI Foundation Council

Rob Van Waaijen

Rob Van Waaijen

JMI Treasurer
Netherlands
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Patrick Lenaers

Patrick Lenaers

JMI Foundation Board Member
Belgium
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Ingunn Sand

Ingunn Sand

Committee Member
Norway
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Blasko Smilevski

Blasko Smilevski

JMI Executive Director
Macedonia
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World Youth Choir Foundation Board

Rob Van Waaijen

Rob Van Waaijen

JMI Treasurer
Netherlands
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Blasko Smilevski

Blasko Smilevski

JMI Executive Director
Macedonia
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Foundation Music Crossroads International

Rob Van Waaijen

Rob Van Waaijen

JMI Treasurer
Netherlands
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Blasko Smilevski

Blasko Smilevski

JMI Executive Director
Macedonia
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JMI Honorary Presidents

Per Ekedahl

Per Ekedahl

JMI Honorary President
Brasil
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Pierre Goulet

Pierre Goulet

JMI Honorary President
Canada
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Jordi Roch

Jordi Roch

JMI Honorary President
Spain
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