UBIE Board

Board members

Dániel FehérDániel Fehér


Lives in Berlin, Germany. Campaign manager of the European Initiative “Stop TTIP” since December 2015. Born in Budapest, studied in Bonn, and graduated at the University College London in 2000, Dániel lived in Brussels 2004-15 and worked there in the campaign for the European Citizen Initiative, as web manager in a communication agency on EU projects and later as political advisor in the European Parliament. Dániel has been supporting the EU level lobbying and publicity efforts of UBIE since 2013 and is member of the board since 2015.



  • Lobbying
  • Membership issues

Lena Stark


Lives in Göteborg, Sweden. She got involved with
UBIE 2014 and has been a member of the board since 2015. She has started a basic income party in Sweden, and believes that universal basic income is possible, necessary and will change the world into a much better place for everyone.


  • Fundraising

Anja AskelandAnja Askeland


Lives in Haugesund, Norway. Is one of the founders of the Norwegian Basic Income organization, Borgerlønn BIEN Norge in 2012. Was Secretary for Basic Income Earth Network(BIEN) from 2014-2016. Followed enthusiastically the ECI for basic income that built the network from outside EU and has been involved with UBIE since February 2014.


  • Cooperations
  • Affiliation to BIEN

Aurélie HampelAurélie Hampel


Lives in Paris. Is international Coordinator of the French Movement for Basic Income (MFRB). Born from French and German parents, she grew up in France near Switzerland. She studied IT’s and psychology and she’s now exploring Dynamic Governance systems, creative and collective intelligence applied to politics and NGO’s. She’s involved in the French group advocating for an EU agrarian UBI. She believes in the potential of UBI to reduce suffering at work and mental health issues by offering the power for each individual to organise its own life.


  • Communications

Ulrich SchachtschneiderUlrich Schachtschneider


Lives in Oldenburg, Germany. Works as energy consultant and freelance social scientist. Engaged in the German basic income movement as activist, publisher and book author. Research about socio-ecological transformation, social energy policy and post growth society. His idea is to combine ecological taxation and basic income. First steps should be made at European level to strengthen the European idea as well as to make Europe more social and ecological.



  • Finances

Support to the board

Barb Jacobson

Press Officer

Lives in London, UK. Works as a welfare rights advisor and has organised around women’s, health, welfare and housing issues for over 30 years. Currently also Co-ordinator of Basic Income UK and a trustee of the educational charity Citizens Income Trust. Chair of UBIE 2015-17.

“Basic Income beautifully combines the strands of my current and previous work into one key demand.”


  • Press contacts
  • Newsletter

Quentin Fabri

Financial officer

Lives in Brussels, Belgium. Involved in UBIE since the ECI-campaign; active member of the Belgian network for (emancipatory) basic income, Treasurer of UBIE 2015-17. Very interested about commons, involved in Recup’kitchen a local project seeking to valorize local food recovery with a mobile kitchen. Passionned about nature. Works as accountant. Deeply convinced by the emancipatory potential of UBI and by its change lever aspect, leading to a better world.


  • Accounting

Project coordinators

  • Eurodividend: Dániel Fehér
  • UBI Pilots: Stanislas Jourdan
  • Agrarian UBI: Aurélie Hampel
  • UBI Future Lab: Otto Lüdemann, Rainer Ammermann