Position: Event Supervisor, Eurovision Song Contest
Nadja Burkhardt has been working actively on the Eurovision Song Contest (ESC) as Senior Project Manager since April 2011. She was appointed Event Supervisor for the ESC in November 2015 and deals with all aspects that revolve around the TV show and constitute the whole two week event. This involves all accreditation and security issues, ticketing, VIP and hospitality events, on-site logistics and off-site events (e.g. Eurovision Village), accommodation and transportation and some of the voting aspects, in collaboration with the host city. Since March 2020, the job also involves heavy contingency planning around health and safety.
Before dealing with the ESC, she was in charge of various other co-productions in the field of children's, documentary and entertainment programming at the EBU.
Alongside her job at the EBU, she was active in local Swiss and Geneva politics as a Member of Parliament and is still active as chairperson and member of various local social and cultural associations and commissions.