FEPS Scientific Council advises on the substantial orientation of FEPS’ activities,
is composed of experts and academics elected by FEPS General Assembly and meets at least twice a year.


FEPS President
Since 2017 is the President of the European Foundation of Progressive Studies (FEPS), the only […]

László ANDOR

FEPS Secretary General
László Andor is a Hungarian economist, and former EU Commissioner for Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion […]


FEPS Vice-president and Scientific Council Chair
Former President of the European Parliament
Vice president of FEPS and Chair of FEPS Scientific Council. Born in Madrid, 1944. He […]


Associate researcher with PRESAGE (Programme de Recherches et d'Enseignements des Savoirs sur le Genre) Science Po/OFCE Paris

Alex Sceberras Trigona

Dr. Alex Sceberras Trigona is currently Special Envoy of the Prime Minister of Malta. He […]


Former Austrian Chancellor, Renner Institut

Allan Larsson

Former Swedish Minister for Finance, Former Member of the Swedish parliament, Chairman of the University of Lund
Allan Larsson is a senior citizen, who has worked as journalist, economist, Member of Swedish […]


Ana Chupeska, holds Master of Science in IR and PhD in Political Science. As Professor […]


Researcher professor, Centre for Economic and Regional Studies, Institute of World Economics Hungarian Academy of Science
András INOTAI, born in 1943, Szombathely, Hungary. He achieved his first diploma at the Loránd […]


Professor of International Studies and Global Politics at Leiden University
André W.M. Gerrits is Professor of International Studies and Global Politics at the Institute for […]

Andrea Petõ

Professor in the Department of Gender Studies at Central European University


President of “Diktio”, former European Commissioner for Employment, Social Affairs and Equal Opportunities and former Greek Minister for Development, Competitiveness and Shipping
Anna Diamantopoulou is Chair of the European Commission’s High-Level Group on the future of social […]

Anna Paczesniak

Professor of political science at the University of Wroclaw, Visiting researcher at the Université libre de Bruxelles, Member of the Polish State Committee for Science and Titles in Science
Anna Pacześniak is a Professor of political science at the University of Wrocław specializing in […]


Vice-President of the Rhônes-Alpes Regional Council, Member of the Committee of the Regions, former MEP

Bojan Pjatić

Former President of the Provincial Government of Vojvodina and former President of the Democratic Party, Professor of Law at the University of Novi Sad
Bojan Pajtić Ph.D. was born on 2 May 1970 in Senta. He graduated from the […]

Britta Thomsen

Adjunct Professor, Copenhagen Business School (CBS), Politician and Former Member of European Parliament

Cesare Salvi

Professor of Law, University of “Roma Tre”, former Minister of Employment and former Speaker of the Senate of the Italian Republic
Cesare Salvi was born in 1948. He has been Professor of Civil Law since 1978 […]

Christian DEUBNER

Former Director of the Research Group European Affairs of Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik (SWP)
Christian DEUBNER lives in Berlin and is independent consultant on European Politics and Political Economy, […]

Christophe Sente

Political Scientist, Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB)
Dr Christophe Sente is a Cevipol research follow at the Université Libre de Bruxelles, a member […]


Former Minister for Territorial Cohesion and Mezzogiorno, Professor of Economics, University of Rome “Sapienza"
Born in Rome in 1948, Claudio De Vincenti, Professor of Political Economy at the University […]


Former Secretary of State for the European Union in the Spanish Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation
DIEGO LÓPEZ GARRIDO is an economist, and has a Chair in Constitutional Law. Elected as […]


Jean Monnet Chair in European Politics, Assistant Professor, Department of International Relations, Blikent University
Dimitris Tsarouhas, PhD is Visiting Associate Professor at the Department of Political Science, Virginia Tech, […]


Former Member of the Dutch House of Representatives and Minister of Development Cooperation. FEPS Senior non-residential fellow
Eveline Herfkens was a Member of the Dutch Parliament (1981-1990); member of the Board of […]


Former Member of the European Parliament. Former Chairman of national Assembly of Bulgaria
Georgi Pirinski (b. 1948, in New York City, USA) graduated from the Sofia University of […]

Gerhard STAHL

College of Europe, Pekin University HSBC Business School, Former Secretary General, Committee of the Regions
Scientific and academic activities Member of the Advisory Committee (Kuratorium) of the IFO-Research Institute. IFO […]

Gustav HORN

Economist, Director of Institute for Macroeconomic Research (IMK)
Professor of Economics at University of Duisburg-Essen. Member of the Federal Board of the Socialdemocratic […]

Jernej Pikalo

Former Minister for Education, Science and Sport of Slovenia, Professor at University of Ljubljana
Dr. Jernej Pikalo is a Professor of Political Science at the University of Ljubljana and […]


Regional Secretary for the European Union and External Relations of the Government of Valencia. Member of the European Committee of the Regions
Member of the European Parliament (2004-2008) First Deputy Mayor of the City Council of Valencia.(2015-2016) Member of the Spanish Parliament (Congreso de los Diputados, 2008-2011). Secretary General of PSOE in the city of […]


Former Member of the European Parliament and Professor, University of Linz


Managing Director, ECLM
Managing Director of Economic Council of the Labour Movement (ECLM) MSc in Economics Chairman of […]

Ljubica Jelušič

Former Slovenian Minister of Defense, Member of the Slovenian National Assembly, Lecturer in the field of defense studies at the Faculty of Social Sciences of the University of Ljubljana

Marina Nikolić

Institute for Serbian Language, Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts, Belgrade

Mario Telò

Member of the Belgian Royal Academy, Former President of the Institute for European Studies of the Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB), Political Scientist, ULB and LUISS Guido Carli – FEPS Senior non-residential fellow

Mariola Urrea Cortés

Professor at the University of la Rioja

Marju Lauristin

Former Estonian Minister of Social Affairs, Professor emeritus of Social Communication at the University of Tartu

Michele Nicoletti

Professor of political philosophy, Former Member of the Italian Chamber of Deputies, President of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe
Michele Nicoletti is Professor of Political Philosophy at the University of Trento (Italy) and does […]

Michelle O’sullivan

Senior lecturer at the Department of Personnel and Employment Relations of the University to Limerick
Dr. Michelle O’Sullivan is a Senior Lecturer in Industrial Relations at the University of Limerick, […]


Professor at Workforce and Economic Development Policy, Director of Greenwich Political Economy Research Centre (GPERC)
Özlem Onaran is Professor of Economics at the University of Greenwich, and the co-director of […]

Panayotis Ioakimidis

Professor at the International and European Studies Department at the Faculty of Political Science and Public Administration of the University of Athens
P.C. Ioakimidis, is emeritus professor of European integration, University of Athens( EKPA). . He has […]

Paolo Guerrieri

Former Senator of the Italian Republic, Professor at the College of Europe and at the Sapienza University


Associated Professor, Queen Mary University of London, and Co-Chair, Policy Network
Patrick Diamond is Professor of Public Policy at Queen Mary, University of London. His research […]

Paul Magnette

Former Belgian Federal Minister for Climate and Energy, Former Minister-President of Wallonia, Mayor of Charleroi, Professor at the Université libre de Bruxelles


Director, Fundamental Rights and Union Citizenship, DG for Justice and Consumers, European Commission
Paul Nemitz is Principal Adviser in the Directorate General for Justice and Consumers in the […]

Pedro Silvia Pereira

Former Portuguese Deputy Prime Minister
Pedro Silva Pereira is Vice-President of the European Parliament in charge of the portfolio “Participative […]


Professor at the Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich, Member of the German Council of Economic Experts


Director of Institute of Masters Studies and Deputy Chair of the Department of Gender Studies of the Faculty of Humanities, Charles University, Prague
Ing. Petr Pavlík, Ph.D., is a scholar teaching in the Gender Studies Program of the […]

Philippe BUSQUIN

Former Member of the European Commission, former MEP, former President of the Parti Socialiste
Successively provincial councillor of Hainaut, member of the House of Representatives, Belgian Senator and Member […]

Philippe FARGUES

Professor of sociology and demography at the Robert Schuman Centre of the EUI (Florence), Founding Director of EUI’s Migration Policy Centre
Philippe Fargues is a Fellow at the European University Institute (Florence), where he was the […]


Member of the Italian Parliament, Honorary President of the Socialist International Women
Born in Bergamo, Italy, 1949, degrees in foreign languages and literatures and in economics; for […]

Pierre MIREL

Former Director, DG Enlargement, European Commission
Dr. Pierre Mirel served at the French embassies in Cairo (1971-74) and in Saïgon (1974-76), […]


Professor of Economics, Pantheon-Sorbonne University, Sorbonne School of Economics
Rémi Bazillier is a Professor of Economics at the Pantheon-Sorbonne University and research affiliate at […]


Director, MACRO – The Center for Political Economics
Dr.Roby Nathanson has a Masters Degree and PhD in Economics specializing in International Trade, from […]


Director, Felipe Gonzalez Foundation
Graduated in Economics at the Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Master in Economics and Master in Government […]


Chair Policy Network

Stanislav Štech

Minister of Education, Yoyth and Sports of the Czech Republic and Professor in educational psychology at Charles University
Stanislav Štech is Professor in Educational Psychology at Charles University Prague. His research interests have developed […]


Ambassador of the European Union to the United States
His Excellency Ambassador Stavros Lambrinidis has been the Ambassador of the European Union to the […]


Financial Markets Director, Initiative for Policy Dialogue


Former Polish state secretary, Former member of the Polish Sejm, Member of Council of Europe’s Assembly, Member of the Polish Academy of Science, Professor at the University of Warmia and Mazury in Olsztyn
Engineer of chemistry. Prof. dr hab. in social sciences. Fulbright scholar at Harvard Univ. IREX […]


Director, Policy Solutions
Tamás Boros is co-director and head of strategy of Policy Solutions. He is also member of […]

Teresa Riera Madurell

Professor of Computer Science and AI, UIB. BSC-Science Policy Adviser. Honorary Secretary of the Management Committee, European Parliament Former Members Association. Former MEP (2004-2014) and MP (1996-2004). EP-Rapporteur for Horizon 2020.
Professor of Computer Science and AI, UIB. Chair of the BSC-Science Policy Advisory Board. Honorary […]


Former Undersecretary to the Italian Prime Minister and full Professor at Bocconi University, Economic Department
Full Professor of Economics at Boccony University. He has been visiting professor at Madrid Carlos […]

Vincenzo GALASSO

Full Professor in the Department of Social and Political Sciences at the Universita Bocconi


Jean Monnet Chair of European Integration and Professor of International Relations, Boston University
Vivien A. Schmidt is Jean Monnet Professor of European Integration in the Pardee School at Boston […]