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GFYL ThinkGroup:

"Rethinking Structures and Hierarchies in the

Decision Making Process"

In  2021, the GFYL Programme launches a series of initiatives for digital administration. One of them is the GFYL ThinkGroup "Rethinking Structures and Hierarchies in the Decision Making Process".

It operates also in three sub-groups:


Adopting Structures in order to use best tools and methods


- Capacity building of top managers with the aim to focus on digital tools


- Using the capacity of Citizens and Civil Society


Adriana Groh

Director of Prototype Fund, Head of Civic Tech at Open Knowledge Foundation Deutschland e.V.


Adrien Vives

Sales Director at Actronika


Alexander Knetig

Interactive Commissioning Editor at ARTE


Carla Hustedt

Senior Project Manager "Ethics of Algorithms" at Bertelsmann Stiftung


Christina Lang

Managing Director at DigitalService4Germany


Danny Bürkli

Co-Director at staatslabor


Esther Mac Namara

Vice President Social Programs at OpenClassrooms

Faruk Tuncer

Co-Founder and CEO at Polite

Heloise Le Masne

Senior Innovation Consultant at Impact Hub Berlin, Board of Advisor at Civocracy


Ieva Cesnulaityte 

Junior Policy Analyst, Open Government and Innovative Citizen Participation at OECD


Mathilde Bras

Strat, Ops & Ecosystems Manager at Fing, former Director of Public Interest Entrepreneurs Programme


Milena Klein

Office of the Minister of State Michael Roth at the Federal Foreign Office

Nicolas Orsini

Head of the Department of Digital Innovation at the French Ministry of Culture

Vincent Chauvet

Mayor of the city Autun, co-founder Startup Safari Paris, member of the Board of the Association of Small Cities 


Ilja Skrylnikow

GFYL Programme Founder & Chairman

Marie Krpata

Research Fellow at IFRI / CERFA

Perle Baillard

GFYL Team since 2017, works at ZIF, an agency of the German Foreign Office in the field of civilian crisis prevention, conflict resolution and peace-building

Sébastien Martin

GFYL Coordinator France, entrepreneur in the field of compliance, French-German activist

Please find here the one-pager with the outcomes of the ThinkGroup:

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