Advisory Board

Journalists, authors, cultural managers and scientists from all over Europe serve on the euro|topics Advisory Board. Find out who they are here:

Gian-Paolo Accardo is an Italian-Dutch journalist. A law graduate, he is VoxEurop's executive editor, VoxEurop European Co-operative Society's co-founder and CEO, and the European Data Journalism Network editorial coordinator. He works as a correspondent for Internazionale, after having done the same job for Italy's TMNews press agency.

Lluís Bassets is deputy editor-in-chief and editor of the opinion section of the Spanish daily El País.

Isabelle Bourgeois has been a researcher at the Centre d'information et de recherche sur l'Allemagne contemporaine (CIRAC) in Cergy-Pontoise since 1988.

Werner d'Inka is an editor of the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung.

Ivar Ekman is a journalist and correspondent covering Scandinavia for the International Herald Tribune.

Jeanette Hofmann is a researcher at the Social Science Research Center Berlin's unit for Cultural Sources of Newness and founding director of the Alexander von Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society.

Tommi Laitiois the director of the City of Helsinki's Youth Programme.

Laurent Marchand is chief foreign commentator at Ouest-France, France’s largest newspaper. From 1992 he was Italy and Vatican correspondent for France Inter, France Info, France Culture and Ouest France.

Adelina Marini is founder and editor in chief of - a website for in-depth analysis of affairs, global economy and foreign relations.

Eric Maurice has been working for EUobserver since 2015. He was previously editor in chief of the European news website Presseurop. He is from France, where he worked for Courrier International after having studied history of international relations and journalism in Paris.

Arne Ruth is a journalist and author. From 1982 to 1998 he was editor-in-chief of Sweden's leading daily Dagens Nyheter.

Ivan Sigal has been executive director of the world's leading citizens' media platform Global Voices in Washington D.C. since 2008.

Maciej Stasinski is a journalist and editor at the Polish daily Gazeta Wyborcza.

Richard Swartz is a journalist and editor based in Vienna. For many years he was the Eastern Europe correspondent for various Swedish newspapers.

Katherine Watson is director of the European Cultural Foundation and the Lab for Culture in Amsterdam.