Leonie van Tongeren

fund manager Civitates

Léonie van Tongeren is the Fund Manager of Civitates, a philanthropic initiative for democracy and solidarity in Europe. Prior to joining this pooled fund, Léonie spent five years at the Open Society Foundations, at their regional office for Europe. Prior to that, Léonie worked for three years as an advisor at the International Catalan Institute for Peace. She has done traineeships at the European Commission, the Dutch Ministry of Justice, and the Dutch Permanent Representation to the United Nations. Léonie received her BA (cum laude) and LLM (cum laude) in law from Utrecht University and an LLM in international relations from the Barcelona Institute for International Studies.

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