Making policies work

Emily Barker (Alumna)

  • Press relations
  • Social media
  • Writing


Emily Barker, a British national, is a Communications Officer at ECDPM in Brussels. She has a background in journalism, and prior to ECDPM worked as a journalist for Co-operative News during the UN International Year of co-operatives. She holds a Masters degree in Journalism from the University of Salford.

Areas of work

  • Media officer for ECDPM
  • Managing the social media profiles for ECDPM
  • Writing and editing articles for the ECDPM’s Talking Points blog
  • Managing the Africa-EU relations blog
  • Implementing communications strategies for the EU External Action, Conflict, Security and Resilience and Africa’s Change Dynamics Programmes

Pre-ECDPM assignments

  • Journalist with Co-operative News, the global news hub for co-operatives

Emily Barker

Communications Officer






  • +32 (0)2 237 43 81
  • +32 (0)474 12 34 73


Brussels office

Rue Archimede 5

1000 Brussels