Friends of Europe appoints 29 new members to its Board of Trustees

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Today, Friends of Europe marks its first Board of Trustees meeting since the COVID-19 crisis with an announcement of the appointment of 29 high-level new members to its Board of Trustees. On the agenda is the outlook of the European Project post-Covid, and the way in which Friends of Europe can best contribute. The outcomes and recommendations of the meeting will help finetune the organisation’s programme of work for the next few years

 

New Members of the Board of Trustees

Alberto Alemanno

Founder and Chairman of The Good Lobby, Jean Monnet Professor in EU Law at HEC Paris and 2014 European Young Leader (EYL40)

Baroness Valerie Amos

Master of University College Oxford and Trustee of Friends of Europe

Anna-Michelle Asimakopoulou

Vice-Chair of the European Parliament's Committee on International Trade

Dacian Cioloș

Chair of the Renew Europe Group in the European Parliament, former prime minister of Romania and former European commissioner for agriculture

Miriam Dalli

Minister for Energy, Enterprise and Sustainable Development in Malta

Petra De Sutter

Minister of Civil Service and Public Enterprises

Isabelle Durant

Acting Secretary-General of UNCTAD, former deputy prime minister of Belgium and Trustee of Friends of Europe

Mary Fitzgerald

Journalist and analyst specialising in the Euro-Mediterranean region with a particular focus on Libya, Trustee of Friends of Europe and 2013 European Young Leader (EYL40)

Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović

Former president of Croatia

Connie Hedegaard (ex officio)

Co-Chair of the Africa Europe Foundation Strategy Group on Energy and former EU Commissioner for Climate Action and Chair of KR Foundation

Anna König Jerlmyr

Mayor of Stockholm and former member of the Swedish Riksdag

Jean-Claude Juncker

Former president of the European Commission and former prime minister of Luxembourg

Kaja Kallas

Prime Minister of Estonia and 2017 European Young Leader (EYL40)

Zanda Kalniņa-Lukaševica

Parliamentary Secretary of the Latvian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Trustee of Friends of Europe and 2017 European Young Leader (EYL40)

Jesse Klaver

Member of the Dutch House of Representatives, Leader of the Dutch green party GroenLinks and 2018 European Young Leader (EYL40)

John Latsis

Chairman of the Independent Social Research Foundation and Council Member of the Fondation Latsis

Magid Magid

Founder and Director of Union of Justice and 2019 European Young Leader (EYL40)

Cecilia Malmström

Visiting Professor at Göteborg University, former European commissioner for trade and Trustee of Friends of Europe

Eva Maydell (née Paunova)

President of the European Movement International, Member of the European Parliament and 2015-2016 European Young Leader (EYL40)

David McAllister

Chair of the European Parliament's Committee on Foreign Affairs and former prime minister of Lower Saxony

Mairead McGuinness

European Commissioner for Financial Services, Financial Markets and the Capital Markets Union

Roberta Metsola

First Vice-President of the European Parliament and 2018 European Young Leader (EYL40)

Carlos Moedas

Member of the Board of Trustees at the Gulbenkian Foundation, former EU Commissioner and former Portuguese Under Secretary of State

Federica Mogherini

Rector of the College of Europe and former High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security

Baroness Pauline Neville-Jones

Member of the House of the Lords National Security Strategy Joint Committee and former minister of state in the United Kingdom

Joachim Rogall

President and CEO of the Robert Bosch Stiftung and Adjunct Professor for Eastern European History at the University of Heidelberg

Christos Stylianides

Former European commissioner for humanitarian aid and crisis management

Helle Thorning-Schmidt

Former prime minister of Denmark and former CEO of Save the Children International

Irene Tinagli

Chair of the European Parliament Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs (ECON) and 2014 European Young Leader (EYL40)

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