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, Global Clinical Professor of Law at New York University School of Law and European Young Leader Alumnus

Baroness Valerie Amos

Director of University of London’s School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), Master of University College at Oxford University, former UN undersecretary general for humanitarian affairs and emergency relief coordinator and former leader of the UK's House of Lords

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

Member of the European Parliament and former journalist

Petra De Sutter

Chair of the European Parliament's Committee on the Internal Market and Consumer Protection and former head of the Department of Reproductive Medicine at Ghent University Hospital (UZ Gent)

Isabelle Durant

Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) and former deputy prime minister of Belgium

Mary Fitzgerald

Journalist and analyst specialising in the Euro-Mediterranean region with a particular focus on Libya, European Young Leader Alumna

Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović

Former president of Croatia

Connie Hedegaard

Chair of green think tank CONCITO, KR Foundation, and OECD's Round Table for Sustainable Development, former European commissioner for climate action, former Danish minister for the environment and for climate and energy

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

Leader of the Estonian Reform Party, former member of the European Parliament and European Young Leader Alumna

Zanda Kalniņa-Lukaševica

Parliamentary State Secretary of the Latvian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and former Chairwoman of the European Affairs Committee of the Latvian Parliament and European Young Leader Alumna

Jesse Klaver

Member of the Dutch House of Representatives, Leader of the Dutch green party GroenLinks and European Young Leader Alumnus

John Latsis

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

Magid Magid

Former member of the European Parliament, former lord mayor of Sheffield and European Young Leader Alumnus

Cecilia Malmström

Former European commissioner for trade and home affairs and former Swedish minister for European Union affairs

Eva Maydell

President of the European Movement International, Member of the European Parliament and European Young Leader Alumna

David McAllister

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

Mairead McGuinness

First Vice-President of the European Parliament

Roberta Metsola

Member of the European Parliament and European Young Leader Alumna

Carlos Moedas

Member of the Board of Trustees of the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation and former European commissioner for research, science, and innovation, and former Portuguese undersecretary of state

Federica Mogherini

Future Rector of the College of Europe, former high representative of the Union for foreign affairs and security policy and vice-president of the European Commission, and former Italian minister for foreign affairs and international cooperation

Baroness Pauline Neville-Jones

Member of the UK's House of Lords, former governor of the BBC, former chair of the British Joint Intelligence Committee (JIC), former minister of state for security and counter terrorism

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's Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs and European Young Leader Alumna

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