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

Carlos Egea

Carlos Egea

Member of the board

Anna Ekström

Anna Ekström

Member of the board

Iñigo Fernandez de Mesa

Iñigo Fernandez de Mesa

Member of the board and State Secretary for Economic Affairs and Support for Business, Spain

Wolfgang Franz

Wolfgang Franz

Member of the board

Jerzy Hausner

Jerzy Hausner

Member of the board

Wolfgang Kopf

Wolfgang Kopf

Member of the board

Vincenzo La Via

Vincenzo La Via

Member of the board

Rachel Lomax

Rachel Lomax

Member of the board

Andreas Penk

Andreas Penk

Member of the board

Jean-Claude Trichet

Jean-Claude Trichet

Chairperson of the Board

J.A. (Hans) Vijlbrief

J.A. (Hans) Vijlbrief

Member of the board

Scientific council

Lucrezia Reichlin

Lucrezia Reichlin

Chair of the Scientific Council, Professor of Economics at London Business School

Giuseppe Bertola

Giuseppe Bertola

Member of the Scientific Council

Sergei Guriev

Sergei Guriev

Chief Economist, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD)

Kai Konrad

Kai Konrad

Member of the Scientific Council

Philippe Martin

Philippe Martin

Member of the Scientific Council

Kevin O'Rourke

Kevin O'Rourke

Member of the Scientific Council

Paul Seabright

Paul Seabright

Member of the Scientific Council