Peter Rožič SJ
JESC Director

Peter Rožič SJ has been JESC’s director since September 2017. He also acts as Social Apostolate Delegate for the Conference of European Provincials. A Slovenian national, Fr. Rožič holds a PhD in Political Science from Georgetown University. Before arriving in Brussels, he was a professor at the University of Ljubljana and rector of the Residential College in Maribor.

Emailpeter.rozic@gmail.com

 

 

Martin Maier SJ Director & Secretary for European Affairs

Martin Maier SJ is JESC’s Secretary for European Affairs, a role involving networking and relationship building with individuals and groups within the European Institutions.  He has previously worked as editor of the magazine “Stimmen der Zeit”, rector of a European Jesuit Formation Centre, and pastor to a rural community in El Salvador. An expert in theologies of liberation, he is a guest professor at the Central American University in San Salvador.

Email: maier@jesc.eu

Tel: +32 (0) 2 737 97 22

 

Emmanuelle Devuyst Advocacy Adviser

Emmanuelle Devuyst trained in International and Human Rights law and is JESC’s advocacy adviser.  She has a particular expertise in issues relating to natural resources, in particular conflict minerals.  Prior to JESC, Emmanuelle worked for an organisation campaigning for gender equality.

Email: devuyst@jesc.eu

Tel+32 (0) 2 737 97 21

 

 

 

Henry Longbottom SJ Advocacy Adviser

Henry Longbottom SJ has a background in environmental and planning law and is currently primarily engaged in JESC’s work on justice and natural resources.

Email: longbottom@jesc.eu

Tel+32 (0) 2 737 97 23

 

 

 

Claude Debbichi Office Manager

Claude Debbichi is JESC’s office manager. She studied archaeology and has an interest in Christian-Muslim relations.

Email: debbichi@jesc.eu

Tel+32 (0) 2 737 97 20

 

 

 

Afonso Espregueira Research & Communication

Afonso Espregueira is JESC’s communications officer. He studied Economics and Development Studies. Before joining JESC, he interned at an organisation promoting life and family values from a Catholic perspective.

Email: afonso@jesc.eu

 

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