Pierre Hériard – Executive Officer

Pierre studied History and Management of Cultural Heritage in Paris and in Alicante. He worked in the Palace of Versailles for six years and then founded a consulting company focused on cultural heritage, museums and tourism. Pierre has extended experience in cultural project management both at the regional and European level. Besides his native French, he is fluent in English and Spanish, and has knowledge of Dutch.

Kasia Koniecka – Communications Officer

Kasia trained as a linguist, translator and interpreter but soon realised that her professional future lied in communications. She has worked and lived in several countries, including Poland, Spain, Gabon, Belgium and Togo, where she taught languages, organised high-profile conferences, provided communication support to development projects and managed the communication of an international association. Kasia is fluent in English, Spanish, French and Galician, in addition to her native Polish.

James Philpot – Project Manager

James joined FRH after working for an international consultancy specialised in European projects and Communications. He was part of SPIRIT Youth, a tourism project that sought to promote religious and cultural tourism amongst young Europeans. James holds a degree in Politics and International Relations from the University of Bath. He comes from Winchester, in the South of England, which is home to one of the largest Cathedrals in Europe.

Emma Said – Intern

Emma is a dual, French and Dutch, nationality. She grew up in France and attended a college in the Netherlands. Emma holds a Bachelor in Economics and Anthropology and is fluent in French, Dutch, English and Spanish. Emma is interning at FRH for six months, working on FRH Inform, the 2018 Photo Walk and the Torch outreach.