Geraldine de Bastion is a freelance consultant based in Berlin, Germany. She is an expert on information and communication technology and new media for development and advises organizations such as the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development and the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit on digital media and communication strategies. She also works with activists and bloggers around the world. Geraldine is founder of the consultancy Konnektiv GbR. She works as a free curator and moderator for re:publica and other international events. Geraldine has an honorary position as head of board at the German NGO Digitale Gesellschaft e.V. and is an active member of iceBauhaus e.V..