Reflection Group

The Reflection Group includes top opinion-makers from different EU Member States, who have a genuine interest in the success of European integration, are realistic and pragmatic but at the same time able to think 'out of the box', and ready and able to communicate through the media.



Pavol Demes


Pavol Demes

Former Minister; Transatlantic Fellow at the GMF, Bratislava

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Janis A. Emmanouilidis


Janis A. Emmanouilidis

Director of Studies at the European Policy Centre (EPC), Brussels

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Thomas Fischer


Thomas Fischer

Head of the Department of Political Strategy and Planning with the German Trade Union Confederation (DGB), Berlin; until July 2014 Executive Director, Brussels Office, Bertelsmann Stiftung

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Giovanni Grevi


Giovanni Grevi

Director of FRIDE, Brussels/Madrid

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Guillaume Klossa


Guillaume Klossa

Founding President of EUROPANOVA, Paris

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Péter Kréko


Péter Kréko

Director, Political Capital Institute, Budapest

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Anne Marie Le Gloannec


Anne Marie Le Gloannec

Research Director, Senior Research Fellow, CERI, Paris

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Robert Menasse


Robert Menasse

Novelist and Essayist, Vienna

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Henning Meyer


Henning Meyer

Editor, Social Europe Journal; Senior Visiting Fellow, LSE, London

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Alina Mungiu-Pippidi


Alina Mungiu-Pippidi

Professor of Democracy Studies, Hertie School of Governance, Berlin

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Markus Österlund


Markus Österlund

Secretary General, Swedish Assembly of Finland, Helsinki

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George Pagoulatos


George Pagoulatos

Professor, Athens University of Economics and Business; Member of the Governing Board, ELIAMEP, Athens

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Paweł Świeboda


Paweł Świeboda

Head of institutional team, European Political Strategy Centre, Brussels

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José Ignacio Torreblanca


José Ignacio Torreblanca

Senior Policy Fellow and Head of the European Council on Foreign Relations (ECFR) Madrid Office

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