67 Rue de Trèves, 1040 Bruxelles, Belgique
Head of Office
Ewelina is Polish and has been living and studying in Poland, France and Belgium. In 2014 she graduated with distinction as Master of European Studies specialized in History and Cultures of Europe at the Free University of Brussels. Prior to joining EHH, she was coordinating the members’ network and projects of the Liberation Route Europe, an association focusing on the remembrance tourism of the Second World War. Before that, she gained experience in communications, public relations and event management first at the Polish Embassy, then at the Polish Tourism Organisation in Brussels.
Phone: +32 (0)27908863
Cultural and Political Communication Trainee
Margherita has started her curricular internship at the European Historic Houses Association in July 2020. She graduated in Political, Social and International Science from the University of Bologna and she is currently enrolled in a two-year Master’s course in International Relations and European Studies at the University of Florence.
Cultural Project & Communication Trainee
Sylane has joined the team of the European Historic Houses Association for her curricular internship in March 2021. She graduated in Human Sciences from the Free University of Brussels in Belgium. She is currently enrolled, at the same university, in two Master’s degrees, one in European Studies and another one in History of Art and Archaeology.
Phone: +32 (0)2 790 88 62
Rodolphe de Looz-Corswarem
An experienced businessman and passionate about built cultural heritage, Alfonso Pallavicini was elected as the president of the European Historic Houses Association in 2018. He is a true European: he was born in Italy into a Hungarian-Italian family, lived in Austria and France, and currently lives in Belgium with his family.
After a long career in Investment Banking, he left BNP Paribas as Head of Europe and then moved into private equity to Belgium and Luxembourg. He serves on several boards as non-executive director. Mr. Pallavicini does not only own a historic house, but also has helped in restructuring and reviewing different private heritage houses` business models.
Wenceslas de Lobkowicz
A senior expert of European decision-making, Wenceslas de Lobkowicz has been appointed as Vice-President of the European Historic Houses in 2018. He has served over thirty-eight years in the European Commission in several directorate generals and units.
Most lately, up until 2016, he worked in the Directorate General for Enlargement as Head of Unit of “Information and inter-institutional relations”. Currently, he is a lecturer of European Policy at the Sciences Po Paris and IEP of Lille. Mr de Lobkowicz has also great experience with historic houses, as he owns one in France.
William Cartwright has started and managed a number of SMEs during his career. Following three years developing the UK NextGen programme for Historic Houses (UK), in 2013 William was charged by the European Historic Houses Association with developing a NextGen programme more widely across Europe.
Over the past five years, he has built a network of NextGen groups at national level, established key relationships with high-level advisors, and organised international conferences, sharing of best practice and innovation in the management of historic houses. William sits on the National Tax Committee for Historic Houses (UK) and is also a trustee of the British Pilgrimage Trust.