Sara Carrer

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Executive Vice President for Europe & Africa, Burson Cohn & Wolfe

Sara joined the agency in January 2008 and worked until October 2010 for the Public Affairs and Corporate Communication Practice in Rome before moving to the regional HQ Team in Brussels where she leads Business Development across Europe & Africa. Sara has significant experience leading and working on international accounts in a wide variety of sectors. She leads the youth offering at BCW and has a special interest in gender-balance initiatives.

She has a strong international background, having worked and studied in London, Geneva and Brussels. Sara worked at the European Commission, at the UN and WTO. Before joining the agency, she was Manager for European Affairs at EFMD (European Foundation for Management Development) in Brussels for two years.

Sara holds a university degree in International and Diplomatic Studies and an M.A in European Studies at the College of Europe in Bruges (Belgium).

Sara is a founding member of RENA, an Italian think tank, and a member of the Board of ThinkYoung, the first European think tank that focuses on young people with offices in Brussels, Geneva and Hong Kong.  

She is Professor of Political Communication at the College of Europe in Bruges.

Sara, of Italian origin, is fluent in English, French, Spanish and has an intermediate level of Portuguese.