Access 2 Perspectives provides novel insights into the communication and management of Science. Our goal is to equip researchers with the skills and enthusiasm they need to pursue a successful and joyful career.

We are all independent freelance trainers and consultants with a science background and work in an international environment offering trainings in Afrikaans, English, German, French, Greek, Swedish and Portuguese. Collaborating with like-minded partners and experts of various disciplines allows us to offer you a range of topics within the field of Science Communication.
Get to know our trainers and let us know who you would like to work with based in their expertise:


Alexandra Athanasopoulou-Köpping

EU funded Projects Manager
PhD in Global Studies

Languages: Greek, English, German
Location: Leipzig, Germany

A2P topics: Policy Writing and Communication, Project Management


Alicia Fátima Gómez Sánchez (Twitter | Google Scholar | LinkedIn)

Scholarly Communication Consultant
Trainer for #OpenScience
OpenAIRE NOAD

Languages: Spanish, English, German
Location: Madrid, Spain

A2P topics: Open Science, Project Management, Career Development, Readig, Writing & Publishing, Research Integrity


André Maia Chagas (ORCID | Twitter | Github | LinkedIn)

Trainer for Open Science & Research Integrity
Collaborating at trendinafrica.org
Creator of openeuroscience.com
Coordinator at Building FOSH following demand
PhD in Neuroscience

Languages: Portuguese, English, German
Location: Sussex, England

A2P topics: Open Science Hardware, Research Integrity, Project Management


Duncan Nicholas (ORCID | Twitter | LinkedIn)

Director of DN Journal Publishing Services
Vice-President of the European Association of Science Editors (EASE)
BSc in Psychology

Language: English
Location: Brighton, England

A2P topics: Open Science, Project Management, Scientific Writing & Publishing


Harrison Kalunga Mwilima (LinkedIn)

Lecturer, Consultant, Journalist (Europe-Africa Relations)
PhD in Political Science (International Relations)

Languages: Swahili, English, German
Location: Berlin, Germany

A2P topics: Intercultural Training (Understanding Europe-Africa Relations), Project Management


Hisham Arafat (LinkedIn)

Technical Program Manager
EMEA Applications Consulting

Languages: Arabic, English
Location: Cairo, Egypt

A2P topics: Open Science, Reading, Writing & Publishing, Project Management, Career Development


Johanna HavemannJo Havemann (ORCID | Twitter | Github | LinkedIn)

Chief Consultant & Trainer at Access2Perspectives since 2012
Co-founder at AfricArXiv
PhD in Developmental Biology

Languages: German, English, Swedish
Location: Berlin, Germany

A2P topics: Open Science, Scientific Writing, Project Management


Joy Owango (LinkedIn | Twitter)

Director at the Training Centre in Communication TCC Africa
MBA in Leadership and Sustainability

Languages: Luo, Swahili, English
Location: Nairobi, Kenya

A2P course topics: Policy Writing and Communication, Project Management, Science Communication


Joyce Achampong (Twitter | LinkedIn)

Founder at Pivot Global Education
MSc in European Policy and Management

Languages: English, French
Location: London, England

A2P topics: Policy Writing and Communication, Project Management



Rima-Maria Rahal
(ORCID | Twitter | LinkedIn | Website)

Speaker and Trainer for Open Science
Researcher at Tilburg University
PhD in Psychology

Languages: German, English
Locations: Bonn, Germany & Tilburg, Netherlands

A2P topics: Open Science, Open Educational Resources, Cooperation & Conflict Resolution, Negotiation, Public Speaking

Julia Wildgans (Twitter | Website)

Trainer for Legal Aspects in Science
PhD Candidate in Law

Language: German
Location: Mannheim, Germany

A2P topics: Legal Aspects in Science, Research Integrity


Julien Colomb (ORCID | Twitter | Github | LinkedIn)

Trainer for Data Management and Open Science
Founder at Drososhare
PhD in Biology

Languages: French, English, German
Location: Berlin, Germany

A2P topics: Open Science, FAIR Data Management, Project Management, Digital Science


Katrin Bringmann (Twitter | LinkedIn)

Communication Trainer, Speaker and Coach since 1999
Founder at kb-neustart.de
Staatsexamen in Linguistics, Roman, Anglican & American Studies

Languages: German, English, French
Location: Berlin, Germany

A2P topics: Strategic Reading, Career Development, Work-Life Balance


Louise Bezuidenhout (ORCID | Twitter | LinkedIn)

Science and Technology Researcher
Founder of LabHack
PhD in Sociology

Languages: English, Afrikaans, German
Location: Oxford, England

A2P topics: Open Science, Open Science Hardware, Scientific Writing


Olle Bergman (Twitter | LinkedIn)

Communications Consultant, Speaker & Professional Writer
Founder of Crastina
MSc in Chemical Engineering

Languages: Swedish, English, German
Location: Eskilstuna, Sweden

A2P topics: Career Development, Popular Scientific Writing, Project Management


Thomas Gitonga Kalunge (Twitter | LinkedIn)

Trainer and Consultant in Project Management, Design Thinking and Diaspora/Migration
MSc in Innovation Management and Entrepreneurship

Languages: Swahili, English, German
Location: Berlin, Germany

A2P topics: Project Management based on Design Thinking


Tina Persson (Twitter | LinkedIn)

Trainer & Coach for Scientific Career Development and Transition
Founder at Passage 2 Pro and PhD Career Stories
PhD in Organic Chemistry

Languages: Swedish, English, German
Location: Malmö, Sweden

A2P topics: Career Development, Presentation Techniques