- Sergio Fabbrini, Director LUISS School of Government
- Amie Kreppel, University of Florida
- Nicola Lupo, LUISS School of Government
- Robert Schuetze, Durham University
Klaus Welle became the Secretary-General of the European Parliament on March 2009. He was previously Head of the Office of the President of the European Parliament,Hans-Gert Poettering MEP, from January 2007.Head of Foreign and European Affairs for the Christian-Democratic Union (CDU) party in Bonn (1991-94). Klaus Welle served as Secretary -General of the European People's Parti (EPP), before becoming Secretary-General of the Center-Right Group in the European Parliament.