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.

Invited speakers for 2019 are pictured below.

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Cecilia Malmström

European Commission
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Carlos Moedas

European Commission
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Marcel Amon-Tanoh

Ivory Coast
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Camille Grand

NATO
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Didier Reynders

Kingdom of Belgium
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Ilham Kadri

Solvay
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Leila Farah Mokaddem

African Development Bank
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Pierre Wunsch

National Bank of Belgium - ECB
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Vilius Šapoka

Republic of Lithuania
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Ann Mettler

European Political Strategy Centre
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Maroš Šefčovič

European Commission
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Lora Borissova

European Commission
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Arnaud Thysen

European Business Summit
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Margaritis Schinas

European Commission
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Andrus Ansip

European Commission
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Mar Garcia

European Green Party
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Aurélien Agbénonci

Benin
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Amit Bajaj

Tata Consultancy Services
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Andrea Renda

CEPS
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Salaheddine Mezouar

General Confederation of Moroccan Enterprises
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Claire Bury

European Commission
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Nasser Bourita

Kingdom of Morocco
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Jyrki Katainen

European Commission
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Pierre Gattaz

BusinessEurope
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Sunil Prashara

Project Management Institute
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Amit Kapur

Tata Consultancy Services
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Susan Danger

American Chamber of Commerce to the EU
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Kristian Jensen

Kingdom of Denmark
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Hadas Gold

CNN
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N. Ganapathy Subramaniam

Tata Consultancy Services
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Marietje Schaake

European Parliament
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Robert Schröder

European Commission
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Richard White

AB InBev
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Pierre Delsaux

European Commission
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Chris Burns

Euronews
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Victor Harisson

African Union
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Inga Rosinska

Council of the European Union
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Markus J. Beyrer

Business Europe
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Dr. S. Jaishankar

Tata Sons
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Marcel van der Velden

Arconic
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Karin van Hoecke

KBC
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Philippe Lamberts

The Greens
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Patrick de Wolf

DALDEWOLF
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Marco Zinzani

Studio Legal Padovan
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Didrik de Schaetzen

ALDE
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Cecilio Madero Villarejo

European Commission
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Marc-Grégoire Lallemand

Engie Electrabel
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Silvana Koch-Mehrin

Women Political Leaders
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Felix Leinemann

European Commission
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Roel Vanthillo

Marlinks
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Simone van Trier

Dat Spreekt
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Sasha Vakulina

Euronews
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Maria Demertzis

Bruegel
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Erik Jonnaert

European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association
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Guillaume Klossa

EuropaNova
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Amine Bouabid

Bank of Africa Group
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Phil Hogan

European Commission
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Pascal Belmin

Airbus
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Sigrid de Vries

CLEPA
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Luisa Santos

BusinessEurope
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Paul Skehan

PepsiCo
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Isabelle Kumar

Euronews
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Florin Badita

Corruption Kills
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Umberto Guida

UITP
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Antonio Arcidiacono

European Broadcasting Union
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Matthias Bauer

ECIPE
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Laurence Brooks

SHERPA Project
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Bruno Liebhaberg

EU Observatory on Online Platforms Economy
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Philip Boucher

European Parliament
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Gordon Sondland

United States Of America
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Sir Simon Fraser

UK Foreign Office/Flint Global
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Karl Pichelmann

European Commission
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Dan Michaels

The Wall Street Journal
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François Boulo

Yellow Vest
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Khalil Rouhana

European Commission
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Étienne Davignon

CSR Europe
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Bernard Gilliot

Federation of Enterprises in Belgium
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Reinhilde Veugelers

Bruegel
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Philippe Van Parijs

Oxford University - UCL
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Francesca Stevens

Arconic
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Mark Nicklas

European Commission
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Åshild Hanne Larsen

Equinor
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Adam Bowen

JUUL Labs
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Martin Villig

Bolt (former Taxify)
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David De Schutter

AB inBev
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Jacques Pelkmans

CEPS
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Philippe Ducom

Fuels Europe
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Matthias Schmelzer

University of Zurich
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Dr. Bärbel Sachs

Noerr
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Dara Murphy

Vice President & Campaign Director
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Hosuk Lee-Makiyama

ECIPE
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Youssef Kobo

A Seat At The Table
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Patrick J. Gilabert

UNIDO
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Benjamin Hartmann

EPSC
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Philippe Scholtès

UNIDO
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Joost Korte

European Commisssion
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Rebecca Weicht

Bantani Education
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Markus Kreßler

Kiron Open Higher Education
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Henryka Bochniarz

Lewiatan
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Yves Dejaeghere

G1000
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Irene Mandl

Eurofound
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Pauline Engelberts

ABN AMRO Clearing Bank
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Marjan Oudeman

Solvay
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Fredrik Persson

Confederation of Swedish Enterprise
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Joan Romero

Catalonia Trade and Investment
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Walter Weigel

Huawei
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John Frank

Microsoft
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Friso Stoffer

Storro
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Daniel Weststeijn

Storro
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Frans Timmermans

European Commission
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Huub Savelkouls

PM International
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Robert Metzke

Philips
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Helena Braun

European Commission
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Daniele Ferrari

Cefic
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Silvia Merisio

DG CONNECT
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Michael Teutsch

DG EAC
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Vanessa Vankerckhoven

Novosanis
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Esteban Martinez

Ab InBev
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Guntram B. Wolff

Bruegel