SG Secretariat

Wioletta Wegorowska

Executive Director

The Executive Director is responsible for the execution of the decisions taken by the Executive Committee and the General Assembly, and for the general administrative and financial management of the Network as well as relations with Liaison Officers and external institutions of higher education.
Wioletta Węgorowska MA in Russian and English Philology. She has post graduate diplomas in the European Project Management from the University of Poznan, and Knowledge Management in Public and Corporate Organisations from the Warsaw School of Economics. She specialises in competence management and skills development.
She has been in charge of the Santander Group in Brussels since the Spring of 2007 responsible for the initiation and the co-ordination of international projects, representation of the networks’ members in at international fora, the organisation of specialised workshops,  seminars and  the financial management of the Group. Previously she worked for five years as an International Project and Training Specialist at the Centre for European Integration at AMU in Poznan, Poland. 
  • Development of the Santander Group activities and projects.
  • Responsible for information and knowledge management within the Network.
  • Interface with different international institutions, especially with the European Commission, the EUA, and UNESCO for the exchange of information and cooperation opportunities when applicable, or for inter-institutional relations.
  • Liaising with the European Commission and several Directorate-Generals for the follow-up of projects and search for information.
  • Liaising with other relevant organisations of higher  education and representation of the Santander Group at the events organised by them.
  • Responsible for all the required documents and procedures of the Association (Statutes, Internal Regulations, registration of changes President/Committee).
  • Initiating and coordinating European Programmes.
  • Responsible for the accounts and liaising with the Treasurer.



Jenny Gilbert

Project Manager


Jenny Gilbert has a Msc in International Relations, Security and Development from the Autonomous University of Barcelona. She graduated in Journalism at the Rovira i Virgili University in Tarragona, Spain. She studied two semesters at the Faculty of Communication Sciences of the Ruhr Universität Bochum, where she focused on EU policy and public broadcasting. She is currently a Project Manager at the Santander Group office in Brussels, where she has worked since January 2012 in charge of co-ordinating international EU funded education projects as well as managing the networks’ internal projects. She is also in charge of the organisation of events such as specialised workshops and seminars and supervises the Group’s internal and external communication.

Previously she worked as a Mobility Officer at the Faculty of Arts of the Rovira I Virgili University for national and international exchange programmes in charge of students’ registration, learning agreements and transcripts of records. She also assisted with information regarding grants, programmes and bilateral agreements and logistics such as accommodation, transportation and language courses. 
She is a native English Spanish and Catalan speaker, and also speaks German and French.