About Bruegel

Board and scientific council

The Board decides on strategy and adopts the research programme and budget. The Board does not bear responsibility for research results ‚ this remains with individual researchers, under the overall editorial oversight of the Director. Board members do not receive compensation from Bruegel.

The Scientific Council advises Bruegel and its Board on future research needs and provides feedback and evaluation on research ex post.  It consists of 8 individuals recognised internationally in the academic world.The current Board, chaired by Jean-Claude Trichet, has 11 members, all with distinguished backgrounds in government, business, civil society, academia and media, and has term from 2014-2017. The Chair of the scientific council, Lucrezia Reichlin, the Director, Guntram Wolff, and the Secretary-General, Matt Dann, attend the Board meetings without voting rights.

Board members

Jean-Claude Trichet

Chairman of the Board

Jean-Claude Trichet

Carlos Egea

Member of the board

Carlos Egea

Anna Ekström

Member of the board

Anna Ekström

Iñigo Fernandez de Mesa

Member of the board

Iñigo Fernandez de Mesa

Wolfgang Franz

Member of the board

Wolfgang Franz

Jerzy Hausner

Member of the board

Jerzy Hausner

Wolfgang Kopf

Member of the board

Wolfgang Kopf

Vincenzo La Via

Member of the board

Vincenzo La Via

Rachel Lomax

Member of the board

Rachel Lomax

Andreas Penk

Member of the board

Andreas Penk

J.A. (Hans) Vijlbrief

Member of the board

J.A. (Hans) Vijlbrief

Scientific council

Lucrezia Reichlin

Chair of the Scientific Council

Lucrezia Reichlin

Giuseppe Bertola

Member of the Scientific Council

Giuseppe Bertola

Sergei Guriev

Member of the Scientific Council

Sergei Guriev

Kai Konrad

Member of the Scientific Council

Kai Konrad

Philippe Martin

Member of the Scientific Council

Philippe Martin

Kevin O'Rourke

Member of the Scientific Council

Kevin O'Rourke

Paul Seabright

Member of the Scientific Council

Paul Seabright