Erik Albers

Communication, Program Manager

Erik is an advocate for user's and software freedom and a defender of the commons. He is the FSFE's community-builder who loves to help our friends and supporters all over Europe to engage for Free Software. As a part thereof, Erik also organizes the FSFE community events and our internal and external community communication. If you have a question or you are looking for help for your FSFE activity, Erik is the one to contact (OpenPGP).

For FSFE's policy work, Erik runs Ask your Candidates campaigns in the forefront of democratic elections and reaches out to new alliances, in particular in the field of Open Science and Education. In addition, Erik is responsible for FSFE's outreach and promotion material.

I love Free Software, especially:

Audacity (Free Audio Editor), Clementine (Music Player), Clementine Remote (Clementine remote control app), F-Droid (Free Software App Repository for Android), Filezilla (FTP client), Firefox (Browser), Gnome (GNU/Linux Desktop Environment), Geany (text editor), Gimp (Image manipulation), GnuPG (Email encryption), Gtimelog (time tracking application), Hugin (Panorama photo stitcher), Inkscape (Vector graphics editor), OpenShot (Video editor), Libre Office (Free Office Suite), Nextcloud (Your own cloud), Open Streetmap (Free maps and navigation), Osmand (Open Streetmap Navigation App), Piwik (Open Analytics Platform), RawTherapee (Raw-image manipulation), Scribus (Publishing Tool), Thunderbird (Email client), Tilda (drop down terminal), VLC (Video client), Wordpress (CMS), Zotero (citation and literature management)

Contact / Follow

Ask Erik about

  • Community activities
  • Projects, PR, campaigns
  • Talks, Presentations