Council members

Albania

  • Majlinda Bregu – Secretary General, Regional Cooperation Council
  • Ditmir Bushati –  Member of Parliament; former Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs
  • Remzi Lani – Director, Albanian Media Institute

Austria

  • Steven Heinz (Austria/US) – Founder, Lansdowne Partners 
  • Gerald Knaus – Founding Chair, European Stability Initiative
  • Sebastian Kurz – Chancellor of Austria
  • Ulrike Lunacek – Secretary of State for Arts and Culture; former Vice-President of the European Parliament
  • Alexander Marschik – Ambassador; Permanent Representative of Austria to the United Nations
  • Wolfgang Schüssel – former Chancellor of Austria
  • Hannes Swoboda – Board Member, Institute for Middle-East and Balkan Studies; former Member of the European Parliament 
  • Andreas Treichl – Chair, ERSTE Foundation

Belgium

  • Catherine De Bolle – Executive Director, Europol
  • Claude Kandiyoti – CEO, Krest Real Estate Investments
  • Marc Otte – Senior Associate Fellow, Egmont Institute; Vice-President, European Institute for Peace; former EU Special Representative for the Middle East Peace Process
  • Didier Reynders – European Commissioner for Justice; former Deputy Prime Minister; former Minister of Foreign Affairs 
  • Saskia van Uffelen – Vice-President for Benelux, Gfi world; Digital Champion of Belgium 

Bulgaria

  • Kristalina Georgieva – Managing Director, IMF
  • Dzhema Grozdanova – former Chair, Foreign Affairs Committee, National Assembly of Bulgaria
  • Ivailo Kalfin – former Deputy Prime Minister of Bulgaria; former Minister of Labour and Social Policy; former Minister of Foreign Affairs
  • Andrey Kovatchev – Member of the European Parliament
  • Ivan Krastev – Chair of the Board, Centre for Liberal Strategies
  • Eva Maydell – Member of the European Parliament
  • Nickolay Mladenov – UN Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process; former Minister of Foreign Affairs
  • Monika Panayotova – CEO, Inno Advisers; former Deputy Minister for the Bulgarian EU Council Presidency
  • Georgi Pirinski – former Member of the European Parliament; former Minister of Foreign Affairs
  • Rosen Plevneliev – former President of Bulgaria
  • Kamelia Slaveykova – Country Chair for Bulgaria and Greece & External Relations Manager for Central and Eastern Europe, Shell

Croatia

  • Caroline Hornstein Tomić – Senior Research Associate, Institute for Social Sciences Ivo Pilar
  • Lea Kaspar – Executive Director, Global Partners Digital
  • Dario Mihelin – Ambassador of Croatia to China
  • Romana Vlahutin – Ambassador at Large for Connectivity, European External Action Service

Cyprus

  • Christos Stylianides – former European Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management

Czech Republic

  • Dita Charanzová – Vice-President, European Parliament
  • Jiří Pehe – Director, New York University Prague
  • Karel Schwarzenberg – Chair, Foreign Affairs Committee, Chamber of Deputies; former Minister of Foreign Affairs

Denmark

  • Rebecca Adler-Nissen – Professor, Department of Political Science, University of Copenhagen
  • Stine Bosse – Director of the Board, Allianz
  • Lykke Friis – Co-Chair, ECFR; Director, Taenketanken Europa; German correspondent, Berlingske Tidende
  • Connie Hedegaard – Chair, KR Foundation; former European Commissioner for Climate Action
  • Nader Mousavizadeh – Co-Founder and Co-CEO, Macro Advisory Partners
  • Søren Pind – former Minister of Justice; President, Langkjær Cyber Defence
  • Helle Thorning-Schmidt – Board Member, Vestas; former Prime Minister of Denmark; former CEO; Save the Children
  • Margrethe Vestager – Executive Vice-President of the European Commission for a Europe Fit for the Digital Age 

Estonia

  • Toomas Hendrik Ilves – former President of Estonia
  • Kersti Kaljulaid – President of Estonia
  • Kaja Kallas – Party Leader, Reform Party; former Member of the European Parliament
  • Riina Kionka – Ambassador; Head of the EU Delegation to South Africa
  • Kristi Raik – Director of the Estonian Foreign Policy Institute, International Centre for Defence and Security

Finland

  • Martti Ahtisaari – Emeritus Chair, ECFR; Founder, Crisis Management Initiative; former President of Finland
  • Anu Bradford – Henry L. Moses Professor of Law and International Organization & Director, European Legal Studies Center, Columbia Law School
  • Jaakko Iloniemi – former Ambassador of Finland; former Executive Director, Crisis Management Initiative
  • Piia-Noora Kauppi – Managing Director, Federation of Finnish Financial Services
  • Hanna Ojanen – Adjunct Professor, Finnish National Defence University 
  • Alexander Stubb – Director, School of Transnational Governance, European University Institute; former Prime Minister of Finland
  • Teija Tiilikainen – Director, European Centre of Excellence for Countering Hybrid Threats; Director, Finnish Institute for International Affairs
  • Erkki Tuomioja – Vice-Chair, Foreign Affairs Committee; former Minister of Foreign Affairs

France

  • Laurence Boone – Chief Economist, OECD
  • Maurice Braud – National Secretary for International Affairs, Migration and Co-development, Parti Socialiste; President, Jean Monnet Association
  • François Burgat – Senior Research Fellow, French National Centre for Scientific Research
  • Céline Charveriat – Executive Director, Institute for European Environment Policy
  • Anne-Marie Descôtes – Ambassador of France to Germany
  • Karima Dirèche – Director, Institute for the Research on the Contemporary Maghreb
  • Muriel Domenach – Ambassador of France to NATO
  • Ismaël Emelien – Author; former Special Advisor for strategy and communication to the President of France; Co-Founder, En Marche!
  • Nicole Gnesotto – Vice-President, Jacques Delors Institute; Professor, Conservatoire National des Arts et Métiers
  • Sylvie Goulard – Deputy Governor, Banque de France; former Minister of Defence
  • Camille Grand – Assistant Secretary General for Defence Investment, NATO
  • Jean-Marie Guéhenno – Senior Adviser, Centre for Humanitarian Dialogue; former President & CEO, International Crisis Group; former UN Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations
  • Claude Guibal – Grand Reporter, France Inter
  • Elisabeth Guigou – President, Anna Lindh Foundation
  • Fabienne Hara – Special Adviser on Donor Government Relations/Europe, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation; Adjunct Professor, Paris School of International Affairs, Sciences Po 
  • Sylvie Kauffmann – Editorial Director, Le Monde
  • Bassma Kodmani (France/Syria) – former Executive Director, Arab Reform Initiative
  • Bernard Kouchner – former Minister of Foreign Affairs
  • Pascal Lamy – Chair, Paris Peace Forum; Emeritus President, Institut Jacques Delors; former Director-General, WTO; former European Commissioner for Trade
  • Bruno Le Maire – Minister of the Economy and Finance
  • Jean-David Levitte – President of the Foundation Council, Geneva Centre for Security Policy; former Ambassador of France to the United States and the United Nations
  • Guillaume Liegey – CEO, eXplain
  • Pierre Moscovici – President, Court of Auditors; former European Commissioner for Economic and Financial Affairs; former Minister of the Economy and Finance; former Minister for European Affairs 
  • Natalie Nougayrède – Columnist and leader writer, The Guardian
  • Delphine O – Ambassador and Secretary General, UN Women Global Forum, French Ministry of Foreign Affairs; former Member of Parliament
  • Christine Ockrent – Journalist and Presenter of Affaires Etrangères, France Culture Radio
  • Laurence Parisot – Chair and Managing Director, Citigroup Inc France
  • Jean Pisani-Ferry – Tommaso Padoa-Schioppa Chair, European University Institute
  • Ghassan Salamé (France/Lebanon) – Board Member, Kofi Annan Foundation; former UN Special Representative and Head of the UN Support Mission in Libya
  • Justin Vaïsse – Director General, Paris Peace Forum; former Director of Policy Planning, Ministry of Foreign Affairs 
  • Shahin Vallée – Fellow, German Council on Foreign Relations; Senior Fellow, Alfred von Oppenheim Center for European Policy Studies
  • Pierre Vimont – Senior Advisor, Rasmussen Global; Senior Fellow, Carnegie Europe; former Secretary General, European External Action Service; former Ambassador of France to the United States

Germany

  • Niels Annen – Minister of State, Federal Foreign Office; Member of the Bundestag
  • Annalena Baerbock – Member of the Bundestag; Chair of Bündnis 90/Die Grünen
  • Thomas Bagger – Ambassador; Director-General for Foreign Affairs, Office of the Federal President of Germany
  • Franziska Brantner – Member of the Bundestag; Spokesperson for European Policy and Parliamentary Whip for Bündnis 90/Die Grünen
  • Harald Braun –  Board Member, Agora Strategy Group; former Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs
  • Sandra Breka – Member of the Board of Management, Robert Bosch Stiftung
  • Julia De Clerck-Sachsse – Project leader, European Studies Centre, Oxford University
  • Joschka Fischer – Emeritus Chair, ECFR; former Minister of Foreign Affairs; former Vice-Chancellor of Germany
  • Sigmar Gabriel – Chair, Atlantik-Brücke; former Minister of Foreign Affairs; former Vice-Chancellor of Germany
  • Christine Graeff – Director General of Communications, European Central Bank
  • Alexander Graf Lambsdorff – Member of the Bundestag; Deputy Chair of the FDP
  • Ulrike Guérot – Founder and Director, European Democracy Lab; Professor, Danube University Krems
  • Sylvia Hartleif – former Principal Advisor, European Political Strategy Center, European Commission
  • Anna Herrhausen – Executive Director, Alfred Herrhausen Gesellschaft
  • Ina Heusgen – Department of Peacekeeping Operations, United Nations
  • Wolfgang Ischinger – Ambassador; Chair, Munich Security Conference
  • Roderich Kiesewetter – Member of the Bundestag
  • Stefan Kornelius – Foreign Editor, Süddeutsche Zeitung
  • Martina Krogmann – CEO, ipc; Senior Adviser, GDW
  • Sergey Lagodinsky – Member of the European Parliament 
  • David McAllister – Chair, Foreign Affairs Committee, European Parliament
  • Almut Möller – State Secretary and Plenipotentiary to the Federation, the EU and for Foreign Affairs, Senate of the City of Hamburg
  • Michelle Müntefering – Minister of State, Federal Foreign Office; Member of the Bundestag
  • Matthias Nass – Chief International Correspondent, DIE ZEIT
  • Dietmar Nietan – Member of the Bundestag; Treasurer of the SPD
  • Omid Nouripour – Member of the Bundestag; Spokesperson for Foreign Affairs, Bündnis 90/Die Grünen
  • Cem Özdemir – Member of the Bundestag
  • Ruprecht Polenz – former Chair, Foreign Affairs Committee, Bundestag
  • Norbert Röttgen – Co-Chair, ECFR; Chair, Foreign Affairs Committee, Bundestag
  • Nikolaus Röttger – Managing Partner, FutureStory
  • Klaus Scharioth – Dean, Mercator Fellowship on International Affairs; former Ambassador of Germany to the United States
  • Michael Schwarz – Executive Director, Stiftung Mercator
  • Daniela Schwarzer – Director, German Council on Foreign Relations (DGAP)
  • Volker Stanzel – former Ambassador of Germany to China and Japan
  • Christoph Steck – Director, Public Policy and Internet, Telefónica 
  • Sabine Stricker-Kellerer – Lawyer, SSK Asia
  • Michael Stürmer – Chief Correspondent, Die Welt
  • Eckart von Klaeden – Head of External Affairs, Daimler AG; former Minister of State at the Federal Chancellery
  • Johann Wadephul – Member of the Bundestag; Deputy Chair of the CDU/CSU 
  • Sabine Weyand – Director-General, Directorate-General for Trade, European Commission
  • André Wilkens – Director, European Cultural Foundation; Co-Founder, Die Offene Gesellschaft

Greece

  • Kostas Bakoyannis – Mayor of Athens
  • Maria Damanaki – Global Managing Director for Oceans, The Nature Conservancy; former European Commissioner for Maritime Affairs and Fisheries
  • Anna Diamantopoulou – President, DIKTIO – Network for Reform in Greece and Europe
  • Apostolos Mangiriadis – Political Correspondent, SKAI TV & Radio
  • Kalypso Nicolaïdis (Greece/France) – Professor of International Relations, University of Oxford
  • George Papandreou – Member of Parliament; former Prime Minister of Greece
  • Alexander Rondos – EU Special Representative for the Horn of Africa
  • Loukas Tsoukalis – Professor, University of Athens; President, ELIAMEP

Hungary

  • Gordon Bajnai – Chair, Global Advisory Board & Head of Global Infrastructure, Campbell Lutyens; former Prime Minister of Hungary
  • Tibor Dessewffy – President, DEMOS Hungary
  • Ádám Ficsor – CEO, DatAdat; former Minister of Civilian Intelligence Services
  • István Gyarmati – President and CEO, International Centre for Democratic Transition
  • Dávid Korányi​ – Senior Adviser on City Diplomacy, Office of the Mayor of Budapest; Senior Fellow for Energy Diplomacy, Atlantic Council; Energy Policy Adviser, UN DESA
  • Tamás Meszerics – former Member of the European Parliament
  • Anita Orban – Vice-President for International Affairs, Tellurian LNG UK
  • Alexander Soros (Hungary/USA) – Deputy Chair, Open Society Foundations
  • George Soros (Hungary/USA) – Founder and Chair, Open Society Foundations
  • Réka Szemerkényi – Executive Vice-President, Center for European Policy Analysis

Ireland

  • John Bruton – President, IFSC Ireland; former Prime Minister of Ireland
  • Lucinda Creighton – CEO, Vulcan Consulting; former Minister for European Affairs 
  • Brigid Laffan – Director, Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies & Director, Global Governance Programme, European University Institute
  • Louise Richardson – Vice-Chancellor, University of Oxford

Italy

  • Giuliano Amato – Judge, Constitutional Court; former Prime Minister of Italy
  • Vincenzo Amendola – Minister for European Affairs
  • Giampiero Auletta Armenise – CEO and Chair, Mistral 
  • Emma Bonino –  Member of the Senate; former Minister of Foreign Affairs; former European Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid
  • Mara Carfagna – Deputy-Chair, Chamber of Deputies
  • Claudio Corbino – President, Associazione Diplomatici
  • Marta Dassù – Senior Director for European Affairs, The Aspen Institute; Editor-in-Chief, Aspenia
  • Massimo Deandreis  General Manager, S.R.M. Economic Research Center related to Intesa Sanpaolo Group
  • Emanuela C. Del Re, Vice-Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation
  • Piero Fassino – Chair, Foreign Affairs Committee, Chamber of Deputies; President, CeSPI
  • Lorenzo Fioramonti – Member of Parliament
  • Franco Frattini – Chamber President, Supreme Administrative Court; former Minister of Foreign Affairs; former Vice-President of the European Commission
  • Sandro Gozi –  Member of the European Parliament; former Under-Secretary of State for European Affairs
  • Monica Maggioni – Journalist, Rai 1; former President, Rai 1 
  • Marco Margheri –  Head, Representative Office in Washington DC, ENI
  • Mauro Petriccione – Director-General, Directorate-General for Climate Action, European Commission
  • Lapo Pistelli – Director for Public Affairs, ENI; former Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs
  • Romano Prodi – President, Foundation for Worldwide Cooperation; former Prime Minister of Italy; former President of the European Commission
  • Lia Quartapelle – Member of Parliament
  • Nicolò Russo Perez – Head, International Affairs Programme, Compagnia di San Paolo
  • Pasquale Salzano – President, SIMEST Spa; Chief International Affairs, Cassa Depositi e Prestiti
  • Stefano Sannino – Deputy Secretary General for Economic and Global Issues, European External Action Service
  • Giuseppe Scognamiglio – President and Chair, Eastwest European Institute
  • Nathalie Tocci – Director, Istituto Affari Internazionali

Latvia

  • Lolita Cigane – Member of Parliament
  • Sandra Kalniete – Member of the European Parliament; former Minister of Foreign Affairs
  • Nils Muiznieks – former Commissioner for Human Rights, Council of Europe 
  • Zaneta Ozolina – Professor, University of Latvia; former Director, Latvian Centre for Human Rights
  • Andris Strazds – Advisor, Bank of Latvia; Lecturer, Stockholm School of Economics in Riga
  • Vaira Vike-Freiberga – former President of Latvia

Lithuania

  • Rasa Juknevičienė – Member of the European Parliament; former Minister of Defence
  • Linas Linkevičius – Minister of Foreign Affairs
  • Vygaudas Ušackas – Board Member, Avia Solutions Group; former Minister of Foreign Affairs

Montenegro

  • Srđan Darmanović​ – Minister of Foreign Affairs

The Netherlands

  • Yoeri Albrecht – Director, De Balie
  • Beatrice de Graaf – Chair of History of International Relations & Global Governance, Utrecht University
  • Caroline de Gruyter – Correspondent, European Affairs, NRC Handelsblad; Contributor, Carnegie Europe
  • Jaap de Hoop Scheffer – Professor of International Relations and Diplomatic Practice, Leiden University; former NATO Secretary General; former Minister of Foreign Affairs
  • Steven Everts – Senior Advisor on Strategy and Communications, European External Action Service
  • Bert Koenders – Special Envoy, Worldbank; Professor for Peace, Justice and Security, University of Leiden; former Minister of Foreign Affairs
  • Rem Koolhaas – Architect and Urbanist; Professor, Graduate School of Design, Harvard University
  • Dick Oosting – Chair of the Board, Asylos; former CEO, ECFR; former Europe Director, Amnesty International
  • Kati Piri – Member of the European Parliament
  • Lilianne Ploumen – Member of Parliament; Founder, SheDecides
  • Marietje Schaake – International Director of Policy, Cyber Policy Centre & International Policy Fellow, Institute for Human-Centered Artificial Intelligence, Stanford University; President, CyberPeace Institute; former Member of the European Parliament
  • Petra Stienen – Member of the Senate
  • Han ten Broeke – Director of Political Affairs, The Hague Centre for Strategic Studies; former Member of Parliament
  • Coen van Oostrom – CEO and Founder, OVG Real Estate; CEO, EDGE Technologies
  • Mabel van Oranje – Chair, Girls Not Brides – The Global Partnership to End Child Marriage
  • Constantijn van Oranje-Nassau – Special Envoy, StartupDelta; Director for Digital Technology & Macro Strategy, Macro Advisory Partners

North Macedonia

  • Goran Buldioski – Director, Berlin Office, Open Society Foundations; Director, Open Society Initiative for Europe
  • Radmila Šekerinska Jankovska – Deputy Prime Minister; Minister of Defence

Norway

  • Ine Eriksen Søreide – Minister of Foreign Affairs of Norway
  • Jonas Gahr Støre – Leader of the Labour Party; former Minister of Foreign Affairs
  • Leiv Lunde – Senior Advisor on Asia, Ministry of Foreign Affairs
  • Erna Solberg – Prime Minister of Norway
  • Ulf Sverdrup – Director, Norwegian Institute of International Affairs 
  • Henrik Thune – Director, Norwegian Center for Conflict Resolution 
  • Geir Westgaard – Vice President, Political and Public Affairs, Equinor

Poland

  • Marek Belka – Member of the European Parliament; former Prime Minister of Poland; former Head of the Polish National Bank
  • Edwin Bendyk – President of the Board, Stefan Batory Foundation; Journalist, Polityka
  • Mikołaj Dowgielewicz – Director General and Permanent Representative, European Investment Bank
  • Danuta Hübner – Member of the European Parliament; former European Commissioner for Regional Policy
  • Ewa Łabno-Falęcka – Director of Communication and External Affairs, Mercedes-Benz Polska
  • Henryka Mościcka-Dendys – Director, Bureau of Investments, Ministry of Foreign Affairs
  • Andrzej Olechowski – former Minister of Foreign Affairs
  • Katarzyna Pełczyńska-Nałęcz – Head, Strategie 2050; former Ambassador of Poland to Russia
  • Marek Prawda – Ambassador; Head, European Commission Representation in Poland
  • Adam D. Rotfeld – former Minister of Foreign Affairs
  • Patrycja Sasnal – Head of Research, Polish Institute of International Affairs 
  • Piotr Serafin – Director, Transport, Telecommunications and Energy, DG TREE, Council of the EU; former Head of Cabinet, President of the European Council; former Secretary of State for European Affairs
  • Radosław Sikorski – Member of the European Parliament; former Minister of Foreign Affairs
  • Wawrzyniec Smoczyński – Independent Analyst; Founder, Polityka Insight
  • Aleksander Smolar – former President of the Board, Stefan Batory Foundation
  • Paweł Świeboda – CEO, EBRAINS, Human Brain Project
  • Rafal Trzaskowski – Mayor of Warsaw; former Secretary of State for European Affairs
  • Karolina Wigura – Member of the Board, Kultura Liberalna Foundation

Portugal

  • Luís Amado – former Minister of Defence; former Minister of Foreign Affairs
  • Fernando Andresen Guimarães – Head of Policy Coordination, European External Action Service
  • Claudia Azevedo – CEO, Sonae
  • Isabel Capeloa Gil – Rector, Catholic University of Portugal
  • Carlos Gaspar – Member of the Board of Directors, Portuguese Institute of International Relations 
  • João Gomes Cravinho – Minister of Defence
  • Teresa Gouveia – former Minister of Foreign Affairs
  • Miguel Maduro – Professor, European University Institute; former Minister for Regional Development
  • Isabel Mota – President of the Board of Trustees, Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation
  • Pedro Norton – Member of the Board of Trustees, Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation
  • António Vitorino – Director-General, International Organization for Migration; former European Commissioner for Justice and Home Affairs

Romania

  • Sorin Ducaru – Director, European Union Satellite Centre; former NATO Assistant Secretary General for Emerging Security Challenges
  • Mihai Gotiu – Member of the Senate; former Vice-President of the Senate; former journalist
  • Alina Mungiu-Pippidi – Professor of Democracy Studies, Hertie School of Governance
  • Ion Sturza – Founder and Chair, Fribourg Capital; former Prime Minister of the Republic of Moldova
  • Ilinca von Derenthall – Independent Non-Executive Director, Chimcomplex Borzesti S.A.

Serbia

  • Milica Delević – Director, Governance and Political Affairs, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development
  • Željko Jovanović – Director, Roma Initiative Office, Open Society Foundations
  • Sonja Licht – President, Belgrade Fund for Political Excellence
  • Tanja Miščević – Deputy Secretary General, Regional Cooperation Council 
  • Hedvig Morvai – Director, Strategy and Europe, ERSTE Foundation
  • Ivan Vejvoda – Director, Europe Project & Permanent Fellow, Institute for Human Sciences

Slovakia

  • Miroslav Lajčák – EU Special Representative for the Belgrade-Pristina Dialogue; former Minister of Foreign and European Affairs
  • Katarina Mathernova – Deputy Director General, Directorate-General for Neighbourhood and Enlargement Negotiations, European Commission
  • Tomáš Valášek – Chair, European Affairs Committee, National Council of the Slovak Republic
  • Karla Wursterova – Director General for International Organisations, Development Assistance and Humanitarian Aid, Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Slovenia

  • Samuel Žbogar – Ambassador; former Head of the EU Delegation to North Macedonia; former Minister of Foreign Affairs 

Spain

  • Imma Aguilar – Head of Cabinet, Minister of Science, Innovation and Universities
  • Joaquín Almunia – Chair, Centre for European Policy Studies; former Vice-President of the European Commission 
  • José María de Areilza Carvajal – Secretary General, Aspen Institute Spain; Professor, ESADE Law School
  • Lluís Bassets – Deputy Director, El País
  • Miriam González Durántez – Of Counsel, Cohen & Gresser LLP
  • José Manuel González-Páramo – Head of Global Economics and Public Affairs, Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria
  • Diego Hidalgo – Co-Founder, El País; Founder and President, FRIDE; Co-Founder, Club de Madrid 
  • Javi López – Member of the European Parliament
  • Irene Lozano – President, National Sports Council, Ministry of Culture and Sports
  • Cristina Manzano – Director, Esglobal
  • Rocío Martinez-Sampere – Director, Fundacion Felipe Gonzalez
  • Enrique Mora – Deputy Secretary General for Political Affairs, Political Director, European External Action Service
  • Andrés Ortega – Senior Research Fellow, Royal Instituto Elcano; former Director of Policy Planning, Office of the Prime Minister
  • Ana Palacio – Founder, Palacio y Asociados; former Minister of Foreign Affairs; former Senior Vice-President and General Counsel, World Bank Group
  • Eva Piera – Chief External Relations and Communication Officer, MAPFRE
  • Charles Powell (Spain/UK) – Director, Real Instituto Elcano
  • José María Robles Fraga – Ambassador of Spain to Lithuania; former Director, International Corporate Affairs, Santander
  • Toni Roldán Monés –  Director, Esade Centre for Economic Policy and Political Economy; former Member of Parliament
  • Alejandro Romero – Founder and CEO, Alto Data Analytics
  • Narcís Serra – President, Institut Barcelona d’Estudis Internacionals; former Deputy Prime Minister of Spain
  • María Sicilia de Bruyelle – Strategy Director, Enagas S.A.
  • Javier Solana – President, Esade Center for Global Economy and Geopolitics; former EU High Representative for the Common Foreign and Security Policy; former Secretary-General, NATO
  • Anna Terrón Cusí – Director, International and Ibero-American Foundation for Administration and Public Policies 
  • Jordi Vaquer – Director, Global Foresight and Analysis, Open Society Foundations
  • Pere Vilanova – Professor of Political Science and Administration, University of Barcelona

Sweden

  • Urban Ahlin – Ambassador of Sweden to Canada
  • Erik Berglof – Director, Institute of Global Affairs, London School of Economics
  • Carl Bildt – Co-Chair, ECFR; Vice-Chair, KREAB; former Prime Minister of Sweden; former Minister of Foreign Affairs
  • Ingrid Bonde – Director, Securitas AB; former CFO & Deputy CEO, Vattenfall AB
  • Gunilla Carlsson – Vice-Chair, Global Fund Strategy Committee; former Deputy Director, UNAIDS; former Minister for International Development Cooperation
  • Nicola Clase – Ambassador of Sweden to Finland
  • Karin Enström – Member of Parliament; former Minister of Defence
  • Karin Forseke (Sweden/USA) – former Deputy Chair, Financial Services Authority 
  • Jytte Guteland – Member of the European Parliament
  • Anna Ibrisagic – Senior Partner, ESL & Network; former Member of the European Parliament
  • Carin Jämtin – Director General, Swedish International Development Cooperation Authority 
  • Diana Janse – Ambassador of Sweden to Mali
  • Gustav Lindstrom – Director, European Union Institute for Security Studies 
  • Cecilia Malmström – Visiting Professor, University of Gothenburg; former European Commissioner for Trade
  • Daniel Sachs – CEO, Proventus
  • Pierre Schori – Chair, Olof Palme Memorial Fund; former Director General, FRIDE; former UN Special Representative and Head of Mission in Côte d’Ivoire 
  • Annika Söder – President, European Institute of Peace
  • Margot Wallström – former Minister of Foreign Affairs; former Deputy Prime Minister; former Vice-President of the European Commission
  • Maria Weimer – former Member of Parliament
  • Peter Wolodarski – Editor-in-Chief, Dagens Nyheter

Switzerland

  • Flavia Kleiner – Co-Founder, Operation Libero
  • Martina Larkin – Senior Advisor to the Chair and President, World Economic Forum 
  • Maria Livanos Cattaui – former Secretary General, International Chamber of Commerce
  • Beatrice Weder di Mauro – President, Centre for Economic Policy Research

Turkey

  • Ekim Alptekin (Turkey/The Netherlands) – Board Member, Turkey-U.S. Business Council; former President, Turkish American Business Association 
  • Senem Aydin-Düzgit – Professor of International Relations, Sabanci University; Academic Affairs Coordinator, Istanbul Policy Centre 
  • Umit Boyner – Board Member, Boynergrup
  • Ahmet Davutoğlu – former Prime Minister of Turkey
  • Kemal Derviş – Senior Fellow, Global Economy and Development Programme, Brookings Institution
  • Hanzade Doğan Boyner – Chair, Doğan Online; Founder and Chair, Hepsiburada
  • Ece Güner Toprak – Chair, Democratic Constitution Platform; Founder and Managing Partner, Güner Law Office
  • Bahadır Kaleağası – President, Paris Bosphorus Institute 
  • Ibrahim Kalin – Presidential Spokesperson and Special Advisor to the President of Turkey
  • Ayşe Kadıoğlu – Professor of Political Science, Sabancı University
  • Suat Kınıklıoğlu – Senior Fellow, Center for Applied Turkey Studies; Executive Director, Center for Strategic Communications 
  • Soli Özel – Professor of International Relations and Political Science, Istanbul Kadir Has University
  • Behlül Özkan – Associate Professor, Marmara University
  • Şafak Pavey –  former Member of Parliament
  • Sinan Ülgen – Chair, Centre for Economics and Foreign Policy Studies

United Kingdom

  • Douglas Alexander – Senior Fellow, Harvard Kennedy School; Chair, Unicef UK; former Secretary of State for International Development
  • Valerie Amos – Director, SOAS University of London; former UN Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator
  • Alistair Burt – Pro-Chancellor, Lancaster University; former Minister of State for the Middle East  
  • Ian Clarkson – Founder, Celerant Consulting
  • Robert Cooper – Diplomat; former Special Adviser, European External Action Service
  • Brendan Cox – Co-Founder, More in Common
  • Alessandra Galloni (UK/Italy) – Global Managing Editor, Reuters
  • Timothy Garton Ash – Professor of European Studies, University of Oxford
  • Anthony Giddens – Life Fellow, University of Cambridge
  • Heather Grabbe – Director, Open Society European Policy Institute
  • Charles Grant – Director, Centre for European Reform
  • Jo Johnson – Chair, TES Global; former Minister for Universities and Science
  • Mary Kaldor – Professor, London School of Economics
  • Mark Leonard – Director, European Council on Foreign Relations
  • Daniel Levy – President, US Middle East Project
  • Adam Lury – CEO, Menemsha Ltd
  • Kirsty McNeill – Director of Policy, Advocacy and Campaigns, Save the Children
  • Anand Menon – Director, UK in a Changing Europe; Professor of European Studies, Kings College London
  • David Miliband – President and CEO, International Rescue Committee; former Foreign Secretary
  • Susan Morgan – Freelance Consultant; former Senior Programme Officer, Information Programme, Open Society Foundations
  • Andrew Puddephatt – Chair, Internet Watch Foundation; Executive Chair, Global Partners Digital
  • Nicola Reindorp – Deputy Executive Director, Crisis Action
  • Emma Reynolds – Managing Director, Public Affairs, Policy and Research, TheCityUK; former Member of Parliament
  • Janet Royall – Principal, Somerville College, University of Oxford; former Leader of the Opposition, House of Lords
  • Rory Stewart – Senior Fellow, Jackson Institute for Global Affairs, Yale University; former Secretary of State for International Development
  • Adam Tooze – Shelby Cullom Davis Chair of History & Director of the European Institute, Columbia University
  • Chuka Umunna – Executive Director, Edelman; former Member of Parliament
  • Rob Wainwright – Senior Cyber Partner, Deloitte; former Executive Director, Europol