Leadership Team

A passionate team of inventive creatives who can craft great things

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Carina SchmidCo-Founder and Project Manager

Carina Schmid

Co-Founder and Project Manager

Carina is the co-founder of the Digital Participation Camp and CEO of The Global Experience, a non profit organization and youth media network dedicated to increase the intercultural dialogue. Apart from working as the project manager of the Digital Participation Camp, Carina also manages the international video network Easy Languages that connects people world wide to learn about cultures and languages.

Mathias HaasCo-Founder and program manager

Mathias Haas

Co-Founder and program manager

Mathias is the co-founder of the Digital Participation Camp and Founder and CEO of SuperSocial, a Vienna based social media agency. As a social entrepreneur he also initiated the charity, art and journalism project FINDIA.

Abbas AdelPartners Manager

Abbas Adel

Partners Manager

Abbas Adel is an award winning social entrepreneur from Egypt who is involved in various digital initiatives that evolved around the Arab Spring. Amongst others Abbas has founded the political transparency tools and, the anti-corruption initiative and the MUFIX student community. As a senior software engineer Abbas has worked for several major telecom operators in Egypt, before moving to Spain and eventually to Münster in March 2014 for an international masters degree program.

Christoph LammenPartners manager Germany

Christoph Lammen

Partners manager Germany

Christoph is a teacher by profession and co-founder and CEO of The Global Experience, an NGO and youth media network connecting young people for intercultural exchange. Christoph is also a UNESCO school coordinator, connecting and working with schools in the region and world wide to promote global learning and intercultural exchange. Teaching at Schillergymnasium Münster, he also encouraged the school to become the host of the Digital Participation Camp and further manages the German partners network of the DPC.

Haytham AtefPartners Manager Middle East & North Africa

Haytham Atef

Partners Manager Middle East & North Africa

Haytham Mones is a web developer and a civil society activist from Egypt. He has co-founded some online initiatives that aim at fostering democratization in Egypt and the world such as, and He has worked in various fields from Government to civil society to private sector. He graduated with a BSc in Engineering and he’s currently doing his masters in Public Policy in Erfurt.

Ingrid GonzalesPartners Manager Europe

Ingrid Gonzales

Partners Manager Europe

As an experienced project manager and social entrepreneur from Spain, Ingrid joined the team of the DPC in 2014 when she first became our logistics and travel manager. In 2015 she became our European Partners Manager, connecting the DPC with institutions and NGOs across Europe.

Michael Nientiedt

Michael Nientiedt

Michael is a software developer from Münster, Germany. He is part of the DPC team since 2013 and supports the team as a web developer.

Bilel AnayaTechnical Team

Bilel Anaya

Technical Team

Bilel is a software developer from Tunisia and part of our technical team since 2013, both online and offline.

Khaled Mokhtar

Khaled Mokhtar

Khaled is a project manager and software engineer from Egypt. He has joined the DPC since 2015 and is active in the networks partner management.

Marouéne TayariTechnical Team

Marouéne Tayari

Technical Team

Marouéne is more than a helping hand. The young software developer from Tunis has become part of our technical support team in 2013 when he first joined the DPC in Münster.

Ben EveOn-site Manager

Ben Eve

On-site Manager

Ben has first joined The Global Experience’s summer camps in 2010 and has been a steady member ever since. The British economy graduate is passionate about film making, sports and language learning and has been part of the Digital Participation Camp and its location management team since the conference’s inception in 2013.