European Cities Marketing to announce new Treasurer

During ECM last Board meeting on November 28, 2021 in Madrid, Tom Bellion, Director of Luxembourg City Tourist Office was appointed as the Association’s new Treasurer, taking over from Ignasi de Delàs, former International Director at Turisme de Barcelona, who retired in November.

European Cities Marketing would like to thank Ignasi de Delàs for his involvement in the Association during all these years. He used to be a board member of ECT*. Since 2012, he was a member of the ECM board. He took the role of ECM President from 2013 to 2017 and was the Association’s Treasurer from 2018 to 2021.


Current ECM Executive Committee:

  • Petra Stušek, President (CEO, Ljubljana Tourism)
  • Laura Aalto, Vice-President Leisure & Tourism (CEO, Helsinki Marketing)
  • Sam Johnston, Vice-President Meetings Industry (Manager, Dublin Convention Bureau)
  • Barbara Jamison, Vice-President City Marketing (Tourism Sector Head, London & Partners)
  • Tom Bellion, Treasurer (Director, Luxembourg City Tourist Office)


Current ECM Board Members:

  • Geerte Udo (CEO, Amsterdam & Partners)
  • Dieter Dewulf (Managing Director, Visit Bruges)
  • Susanne Höller (Head of Destination Marketing, Graz Tourismus und Stadtmarketing)
  • Michael Otremba (CEO, Hamburg Tourismus)
  • Jurgen Moors (Managing Director, Maastricht Convention Bureau)
  • Yvonne Coulin (CEO, Nuremberg Convention and Tourist Office)
  • Christian Lunde (CEO, VisitOSLO)
  • Marta Krakowiak (Head of Tourist Products Promotion & Tourist Information, Poznań Tourism Organisation)


*ECT = European Cities Tourism / EFCT = European Federation of Conference Towns
In 2007, ECT and EFCT merged to become ECM