EBS 2018 INVITED SPEAKERS

Inspiring, insightful, influential

The unique impact of EBS is created by our renowned speakers – political decision-makers, business leaders, members of academia and civil society.

Every year they present a variety of perspectives on the most current issues in Europe. 

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Jean-Claude Juncker

European Commision
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Antonio Tajani

European Parliament
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Frans Timmermans

European Commission
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Federica Maria Mogherini

European Commission
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Peter Praet

European Central Bank
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Elżbieta Bieńkowska

European Commission
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Cecilia Malmström

European Commission
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Pierre Moscovici

European Commission
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Jyrki Katainen

European Commission
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Lilyana Pavlova

Bulgarian Presidency
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Charles Michel

Kingdom of Belgium
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Didier Reynders

Kingdom of Belgium
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Philip Hammond

United Kingdom
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Bruno Le Maire

French Republic
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Pier Carlo Padoan

Italian Republic
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Valdis Dombrovskis

European Commission
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N. Ganapathy Subramaniam

Tata Consultancy Services
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Amit Bajaj

Tata Consultancy Services
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Sandeep Simon

Tata Consultancy Services
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Luisa Santos

BusinessEurope
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Marietje Schaake

European Parliament
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Raffaele Mauro Petriccione

European Commission
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Eva Kaili

European Parliament
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Anti Peltomäki

European Commission
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Irmfried Schwimann

European Commission
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Pierre Delsaux

European Commission
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Richard White

Anheuser-Busch InBev
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Ann Mettler

European Commission
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Chiara Tomasi

Google
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Jon Woods

Coca-Cola
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Jim Dratwa

European Commission
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Roberto Viola

European Commission
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Alain Lamassource

European Parliament
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Joanna Drake

European Commission
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Bas Eickhout

European Parliament
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Murat Bicak

PMI
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Phillippe Lamberts

European Parliament
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Amela Hubic

European Commission
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Renate Weber

European Parliament
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Lambert Van Nistelrooij

European Parliament
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John Cooper

FuelsEurope
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Artur Runge-Metzger

European Commission
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Emma Ursich

Generali Group
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Kenneth Bengtsson

EuroCommerce
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Lívia Járóka

European Parliament
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Mário Centeno

Eurogroup
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Chris Burns

Moderator
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Guus Houttuin

European Commission
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Eva Maydell

European Parliament
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Bruno Basalisco

Copenhagen Economics
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Gideon Maltz

Tent Foundation
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Alicia Vermaele

Starbucks
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Guntram Wolff

Bruegel
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Daniel Gros

CEPS
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Maithreyi Seetharaman

Euronews
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Andrea Renda

CEPS
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Janis A. Emmanouilidis

EPC
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Annika Hedberg

EPC
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Karen Boers

Startups.be
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Jamie Shea

NATO
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Jeffrey Franks

IMF Europe
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Pascal Saint-Amans

OECD Tax
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Guy Standing

Basic Income Earth Network
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Andrea Gerosa

ThinkYoung
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Teri Schulz

DW News
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Steinar Eikaas

Statoil
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Marisa Selfa

Ecoalf
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Lorena Marciano

CISCO
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Prof. Dr. Luc Soete

Maastricht University
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Prof. Dr. Hans Van Den Hurk

Maastricht University
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Lasse Gustavsson

OCEANA
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Sean Klein

Moderator
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Johanna Suo Kouzmine-Karavaïeff

IFA Laboratory
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Javier Echarri

European Business Innovation Centers Network
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Frederique Paccagnella

Excel Carreers & Interim
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Thomas Van Halewyck

Bundl
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Zeldah Schrama

Connect Africa Global
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Sasha Vakulina

Euronews
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Catalina Spataru

UCL Energy Institute
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Dominique Debecker

Solvay
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Paula Byrne

CSR Europe
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David Grayson

Cranfield School of Management
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Étienne Davignon

CSR Europe
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Stefan Crets

CSR Europe
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Antoni Ballabriga

Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria/ BBVA
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Wim Mijs

European Banking Federation
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Giles Dickson

WindEurope
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Hans Daems

Hitachi
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Julian Lageard

Intel Corporation
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Timos Platsas

Microsoft
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Themis Christophidou

European Commission
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Peter Freedman

Consumer Goods Forum
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Helene Lauzon

Quebec Business Council on the Environment
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Emma Hope

Canon Europe
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Florence Rossi

Sodexo
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Linda Medgley

PWC
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Carl Berninghausen

Sunfire
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Andrea Alberto Lovato

Tenova
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Martin Spolc

European Commission
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Lisa Lang

ElektroCouture
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Lisbeth Kirk

EuObserver
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Michal Boni

European Parliament
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Nicola Shaw

National Grid Group
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Joanne Lebert

IMPACT
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John Edelman

Edelman
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Thomas Kjaergaard

Green Network
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Alice Pedretti

CSR Europe & Drive Sustainability
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Stefania Lallai

Costa Cruises
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Masao Seki

Sompo Japan Nipponkoa Insurance Inc.
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Zuo Ye

China National Nuclear Power Co. Ltd
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Seb Dance

European Parliament
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Denis Terrien

Novartex
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Jean-Loïck Michaux

Serendipia Cooperative
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Simona Bonafè

European Parliament
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Femke Groothuis

Ex'Tax
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Koen Van Gerven

Bpost
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Markus J. Beyrer

BusinessEurope
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Bernard Gilliot

Federation of Enterprises in Belgium
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Emma Marcegaglia

BusinessEurope
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Saori Dubourg

BASF
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Céline Charveriat

Institute for Environmental Policy
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Natalie Schurmann

Badiliko
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Cédric Dufour

Price-Minister Rakuten
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Victoria Main

Cambre Associates
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Dominique Ristori

European Commission
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Joanna Sopinska

MLex
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Rebecca Christie

Bloomberg
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Prince Constantijn Van Oranje

StartupDelta
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Charles-François Gaudefroy

Unilever
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Sebastian Godinot

WWF European Policy Office
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Thorsten Marquardt

MediaMarktSaturn
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Elizabeth Hunker

Serendipia Cooperative
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Tibor Navracsics

Eureopean Commission
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Barbara Lewis

Reuters
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Catherine Stupp

Euractiv
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Jean-Eric Paquet

European Commission
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Sir General Richard Barrons

Royal United Services Institute
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Hans Van Der Loo

Institute of Integrated Economic Research
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Arndt Scheidgen

International Association for Soaps Detergents and Maintenance Products
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Prof. Dr. Ing. Heinz Jörg Fuhrmann

Salzgitter AG
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François-Régis Mouton

International Association of Oil and Gas Producers
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Prof. Jean-Pierre Bourguignon

European Research Council