Sebastian Berger is serving as the Executive Director of the Global Student Forum. He previously held the office of Vice President in the European Students’ Union and was a founding member of the GSF Steering Committee before taking on the administrative leadership of the organisation. Sebastian has been an active member of the international students’ movement for years, holding various leading positions on the local, national and international level.
He has a strong background in the green youth and student’s movement and is an education policy expert in the field of public responsibility, financing and governance of higher education. As a founding member of the 100 Million campaign board of trustees he focuses on global wealth inequalities, education for all and the global fight against child labour alongside his engagement within the GSF.
He holds a bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of Vienna and started a master degree programme in European studies at KU Leuven’s Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence on the European Union, Foreign Policy & Global Governance, which he paused to build up the Secretariat of the Global Student Forum.