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Actively involved in promoting entrepreneurship and personal and political responsibility, his primary interests include liberal policy solutions, economics, as well as entrepreneurship and citizen participation in governance.
A seasoned political affairs specialist and campaign manager, he focuses on international relations, European domestic and foreign affairs, and security. He holds an MSc in Political Science from the University of Amsterdam.
Alumna of the Universities of Cambridge, Strasbourg, and Gottingen, she previously worked for the Council of Europe’s Directorate, the European Commission’s DG EAC, and the European Policy Centre. She specialises in project management, human rights, & Democracy.
Alumnus of the University of Manchester and College of Europe, he is an Expert in project management, international relations, and EU affairs. He worked for the EEAS, the Representation of Gibraltar to the EU, and the EPD.
Holding an MA Degree in History, he has worked as an Administrative Assistant for LYMEC and is a Municipal Councilor in Schilde’s-Gravenwezelin, Belgium. He is an Expert in Project Management, and is interested in liberal ideology and LGBTQI+ rights.
Worked as Grants and Project Assistant for Lebanese and Italian NGOs. Strong interest in human and women’s rights and environmental topics. Holds an MA in International Affairs from the University of Bologna.
Worked for a liberal political party in France. He later joined a non-profit organisation in Brussels to work on corruption issues. Interested in foreign affairs & security. Holds an MA in European studies from ULB.
Dr Antonios Nestoras is the Head of Policy and Research at the European Liberal Forum (ELF). His career spans more than 12 years in the academic, think-tank and European public administration fields, and his work has been published in peer-reviewed journals, think-tank reports and EU media. He holds a double PhD in Social and Political Science from VUB and the University of Antwerp.
Holds an MA in International Relations from the University of Florence and MA in World Politics from MGIMO. Member of Center for Cybersecurity and Fondazione Luigi Einaudi. He focuses on cybersecurity, digitisation, Russian-Western relations.
A graduate of the College of Europe in Bruges, he worked there as an Academic Assistant (2017-2020). He collaborates with the French think-tank GenerationLibre, and conducts doctoral research in European Law at UCLouvain in Belgium.
Maria Alesina has an interdisciplinary academic profile and professional experience in journalism and editorship. She holds a Ph.D. in Literary Studies (European Periodical Studies) from Ghent University (Belgium), M.A. degrees in EU Studies from the College of Europe (Belgium) and Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena (Germany), and M.A. in Political Science and B.A. in Philosophy from Kyiv-Mohyla Academy (Ukraine). Thematically, she focuses on European foreign, cultural, and social affairs.
Matei Stefan is currently completing his bachelor’s degree in International and European Law at The Hague University of Applied Sciences. Before joining ELF, Matei also interned at two embassies: the Netherlands Embassy in Bucharest and the Romanian Embassy in The Hague. Passionate about EU law, international relations, and diplomacy, he uses his legal background and academical skills to assist the PRU.
Alumna of KU Leuven, she is a communications professional with experience in PR and communication within corporate, non-profit, and agency environment. She is skilled in campaign management, journalism, digital marketing, recruiting, and social media.
Holds an MA in Communication from iaelyon School of Management and an MA in International Relations and Diplomacy from the College of Europe. She focuses on the EU and Neighbourhood, security & conflicts, media and disinformation.
Holds a bachelor’s in Communication studies. Then, worked in student affairs in the US and currently is finishing her master’s degree at Vrije University in Brussels. Recently joined the team to promote liberal ideas via successful communication channels.
With broad experience in finance, budgeting, and analysis, she has worked as the head of controlling & finance for B&S Europe, and as Finance manager for Breast International Group. Her ambition is to excel in her domain.
An expert in accounting and administration, she worked for 25 years in the automobile sector, as well as in several other fields. She loves dark chocolate, coffee, and Italian food, and is fond of the science fiction genre.
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