2 October 2007
ESI in Brussels European Policy Center (EPC) Advisory Council

Gerald was invited to become a member of the EPC's Advisory Council. Following the plenary discussion on the state of the European Union, the meeting split up into three Advisory Committees to provide advice and guidance on EPC's new flagship programmes:  EU integration and citizenship; Europe's political economy; and Europe in the world.

The European Policy Centre

The European Policy Centre

Advisory Council members:

  • Peter Sutherland (President)(Chairman of Goldman Sachs International, Chairman of BP plc)
  • Max Kohnstamm (Honorary President)(Former Vice-President of the Jean Monnet Action Committee & former President of the European University Institute, Florence)
  • Karel Van Miert (Vice-President)(Former European Commissioner for Competition Policy)
  • David Arkless (Senior Vice-President Corporate Affairs, Manpower Inc.
  • Stephen Badger(Vice-President, Mars Incorporated)
  • Dipak Chatterjee(Ambassador of India to Belgium and Luxembourg and to the European Union)
  • Philippe de Schoutheete de Tervarent(Former Permanent Representative of Belgium to the EU)
  • Stéphane Ducable(Director of External Affairs, Microsoft EMEA)
  • Alan Dukes(Director General, Institute of European Affairs, Dublin)
  • Gareth Evans(President of International Crisis Group)
  • Piero Gastaldo (Secretary General, Compagnia di San Paolo)
  • Xavier Gizard (General Secretary, Conférence des Régions Périphériques Maritimes d'Europe)
  • Sylvie Goulard (Associate Research Fellow at CERI (Paris), Lecturer at Sciences Po (Paris) and the College of Europe (Bruges)
  • Craig Kennedy (President of The German Marshall Fund of the United States)
  • Jeremy Kinsman (Ambassador of Mission of Canada to the European Union)
  • Erkki Liikanen (Chairman of the Board of the Finnish Central Bank)
  • Tony Long (Director of the WWF European Policy Office)
  • Donald MacInnes (Chief Executive of Scotland Europa)
  • Rory Macmillan (Director, Government Affairs - EMEA, Nike)
  • Erika Mann (Member of European Parliament; Chair of Management Committee of the Transatlantic Policy Network)
  • John Monks (Secretary-General, European Trade Union Confederation)
  • Tommaso Padoa-Schioppa (Former Member of the Executive Board, European Central Bank)
  • Anne-Sophie Parent (President of the Platform of European Social NGOs)
  • Robin Pauley (President, European Affairs, BT Group)
  • Wim Philippa (Secretary General, European Round Table of Industrialists)
  • Gaëtane Ricard-Nihoul (Secretary-General, Notre Europe)
  • Maria João Rodrigues (Professor of Economics, University of Lisbon )
  • Witold Sartorius (President, Foundation for Economic Education (Poland))
  • Sir David Sieff (Retired Director, Marks & Spencer plc)
  • Luc Tayart de Borms (Managing Director, King Baudouin Foundation)
  • Helen Wallace (Director, Robert Schuman Centre, European University Institute, Florence)
  • Maja Wessels (Senior Vice President Government Relations, Honeywell)
  • Monika Wulf-Mathies (Managing Director Policy and Environment, Deutsche Post World Net)
  • Antonio Vitorino (Chairman of EPC Governing Board and former European Commissioner for Justice and Home Affairs)
  • Maria João Rodrigues (Member of EPC Governing Board, Professor of Economics, University of Lisbon, Adviser to Portuguese Prime Minister)
  • Hans Martens (Chief Executive, European Policy Centre)
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Alan Grant is an Irish photographer who travelled extensively in the Balkans and other countries and regions of the world. Thanks to him, ESI is able to show fascinating pictures of the Balkans: the facades of Tirana, the painted mosques of Travnik, the fabulous old houses of Plovdiv and the spectacular blue of water - dark in the Bay of Kotor, emerald in the river valleys of Bosnia, deep blue in Ohrid, twinkling in the Aegean Sea and on the Bosporus.

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Jonathan Lewis lives between London and Istanbul. He moved to London and spent many years studying photography and now specialises in photojournalism, documentary photography and commercial work for a wide variety of private and commercial clients in the UK, Europe and Turkey. His work has appeared in a number of magazines and publications and is used on the ESI website as well.

You can find out more about Jonathan Lewis on his website www.jonathanlewisphoto.com