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Board of Trustees
Sorin Ducaru
Assistant Secretary General for emerging security challenges at NATO
Spiro Latsis
Member of the Board of the John S. Latsis Public Benefit Foundation
Štefan Füle
EU Commissioner for Enlargement and European Neighbourhood Policy (2010-2014)
Tanja Fajon
Vice-Chair of the European Parliament Group of the Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats
Toomas Hendrik Ilves
President of the Republic of Estonia (2006 – 2016)
Veronika Wand-Danielsson
Swedish Ambassador in Paris
Xavier Bettel
Prime Minister of Luxembourg
Yves Leterme
Secretary General of the International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (IDEA), and former Prime Minister of Belgium
Alexander De Croo
Deputy Prime Minister of Belgium and Minister of Development Cooperation, Digital Agenda, Telecom and Postal Services
European Young Leaders
Xavier Damman
Founder & CEO of OpenCollective and Co-Founder of Storify

 

 

Xavier Duportet
CEO & Chairman of Eligo Bioscience
Zanda Kalnina-Lukasevica
Parliamentary State Secretary for European Affairs, Latvia
Manuel Costescu
Secretary of State for Foreign Investments and Public-Private Partnerships (2016-2017), Romania
André Loesekrug-Pietri
Special Advisor to the French Minister of Defense, Founder of ACAPITAL and European Young Leader (EYL40)

André Loesekrug-Pietri is French-German, held leadership positions in private equity, government, industry and as an entrepreneur.

He has been appointed Special Advisor to the Minister of Defense in the first Government of President Macron, responsible for European Defense policy, as well as technology and disruptive innovation. Previously, he was Chairman of ACAPITAL, investing in fast-growing European companies with strong global potential, in particular in Europe and China. Previously André led several investment funds in Europe and Asia, founded CarBoulevard.com, was assistant to the CEO of Aerospatiale-Airbus in Toulouse and started his career at Roland Berger Strategy Consultants. Graduate of HEC, the Michigan Business School and Harvard Kennedy School, he attended Sup-Aéro aerospace engineering school. Frequently invited as a speaker on disruptive technologies, he is member of several boards as well as on the advisory board of Jiaotong University, Beijing. André was named a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum and is a European Young Leader (2012). He is a private pilot and Colonel with the French Air Force People’s Reserve.

Mary Fitzgerald
Award-Winning Journalist and Columnist for the Irish Independent, Libya Analyst & European Young Leader

Mary Fitzgerald is a journalist and analyst specialising in the Euro-Mediterranean region with a particular focus on Libya. She began her career reporting on post-conflict Northern Ireland, and since then she has worked across the Middle East, Africa and Asia. Fitzgerald has conducted researches on Libya for well-known think-tanks and institutes, and is a contributing author to an edited volume on the Libyan revolution published by Oxford University Press. She has worked on a number of award-winning radio documentaries for the BBC, one of which won a Gold Sony Radio Academy Award.

Mary Fitzgerald
Award-Winning Journalist and Columnist for the Irish Independent, Libya Analyst & European Young Leader

Mary Fitzgerald is a journalist and analyst specialising in the Euro-Mediterranean region with a particular focus on Libya. She began her career reporting on post-conflict Northern Ireland, and since then she has worked across the Middle East, Africa and Asia. Fitzgerald has conducted researches on Libya for well-known think-tanks and institutes, and is a contributing author to an edited volume on the Libyan revolution published by Oxford University Press. She has worked on a number of award-winning radio documentaries for the BBC, one of which won a Gold Sony Radio Academy Award.

Jorge Juan Fernandez Garcia
Director of eHealth and Health 2.0 at the Hospital Sant Joan de Déu & European Young Leader
Authors and speakers
Chi Fulin
President and Chief Researcher of the China Institute for Reform and Development (CIRD)

As President, Chi Fulin leads the CIRD’s efforts to facilitate China’s economic and development policy. He has published over 500 academic papers and is the recipient of numerous awards. Chi was listed in 2009 as one of the ‘100 Economists that have influenced China’s economic construction in the last 60 years’. In addition to his CIRD role, he serves in numerous leadership positions including Vice-Chairman of the China Societies of Economic and Administrative Reform.

Christopher Kremidas-Courtney
US European Command Liaison to NATO and EU
Christos Stylianides
European Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management
Claudia Major
Senior Associate at the Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik (SWP)
Claudia Schraewer
Advisor in the Peace and Emergency Aid Competence Centre at GIZ
Daniel Daianu
Member of the Board of the National Bank of Romania and former Finance Minister of Romania
Daniel Kelly
President of the EONS (European Oncology Nursing Society)
Daniel Seymour
Humanitarian Coordinator and Deputy Director of Programmes at UN Women
Danielle Morley
European Director of Outreach and Engagement at the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO)

Prior to joining RSPO, Danielle Morley worked for over 10 years at WaterAid , where she founded and developed the Freshwater Action Network into a major local-to-global NGO in the water and sanitation sector, with regional hubs in South Asia, Africa and Latin America. Morley is a Trustee at the Environmental Law Foundation and Freshwater Action Network Global and now leads on strategic communications, stakeholder engagement, issues management, media relations and public policy for RSPO in Europe. 

Darko Stošić