OUR TEAM

Marion F. Werkheiser
Marion F. WerkheiserFounding Partner & Attorney at Law
Marion Forsyth Werkheiser counsels cultural heritage clients on organizational capacity-building projects, including government relations, strategic planning, board governance, program development, fundraising, and risk management.

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Greg Werkheiser
Greg WerkheiserFounding Partner & Attorney at Law
Greg Werkheiser is an award-winning lawyer and social entrepreneur tackling complex challenges in the fields of cultural heritage preservation, economic development, leadership development, politics and government, and civil rights.

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L. Eden Burgess
L. Eden BurgessPartner & Attorney at Law
Eden’s practice focuses on art, cultural heritage, museum and intellectual property law. She has represented foreign states, museums, and nonprofits. She has litigated and settled complex claims involving Nazi seizures and wartime looting.

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Kathleen Pessolano
Kathleen PessolanoAttorney at Law
Kathleen’s practice focuses on the legal, regulatory, and programmatic aspects of sustainable development, with a special focus on the tourism sector.

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Lucy Matthews
Lucy MatthewsProgram & Research Manager
Lucy Matthews brings knowledge of cultural heritage, tourism, environment, development and international relations to the team, and is particularly interested in the many ways in which these fields overlap.

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Diana Vodden
Diana VoddenChief of Operations
Diana earned her B.A. in International Relations at San Francisco State University with a minor in Environmental Studies.

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Diego Massimiliano De Giorgi
Diego Massimiliano De GiorgiHead of European Affairs
Diego is expert in public diplomacy, strategy consulting, and public affairs. He has worked as a senior consultant with energy, technology, and financial services clients.

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Laura Fresco
Laura FrescoSocial Media Specialist
Laura brings expertise in cross-cultural communications, cultural heritage, tourism, social media, and identity.

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