About Europia

Europia is a registered charity and community development organisation established in 2008. Our friendly team of staff and volunteers are committed to supporting and empowering European nationals in Greater Manchester. 

Europia offers services ranging from legal advice, benefit advice, EUSS application assistance and Emergency Funds for the most vulnerable in our communities. Europia also organises community development and wellbeing groups such as the Europia Art Collective, the Europia Roma Project and the Europia Women’s Group. 

Through our practical community and well-being projects, advice and legal sessions we make people feel at home, connect them with their local communities, and give them the knowledge and skills they need to make their hopes and dreams a reality. Please navigate through our website to find out more about the work we do.

 

Our Team

Kush Chottera

CEO & Cofounder EARTS


Norman Beverley (1951-2020)

Head of Advice Services


Lesa Dryburgh

Head of Communications


Sarah Duncan

Impact & Development Manager


Karolina Koscien

Advice Team Leader


Gosha Adamowska

Communities Engagement Consultant


Joe Meredith

Research and Information Officer


Karol Kochanowski

EUSS Officer & Cofounder of EARTS


Ramona Constantin

Roma Advocacy Worker


Corina Bibere

Assistant Advice Worker


Marlena Wawrzenczak

Coordinator, Europia Women's Group


Catherine Sirotkin

Communications and Youth Worker


Baiba Auria

Art & Culture Consultant


Ivona Torovin

EARTS Project Coordinator


Cathie Jones

Health and Social Care Team Leader


Aleksander Brayanov

Salesforce Administrator


David Winchester

Salesforce Consultant


Aaron Poppleton

PHD Fellow

NIHR Academic Clinical Fellow in General Practice


Our Funders