Team

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Jakov Bojovic

President
Jakov Bojovic has, for the past five years, been Managing Editor of the Politheor platform. Currently he is pursuing a PhD degree in political science at Central European University. He taught a course in EU governance at ...

Irene Zugasti

Vice-President
Irene is a policy analyst specialized in Gender Policies and Political Communication. After working for the European Commission, nowadays she works for Madrid City Hall in the field of Gender and Culture.

Mario Munta

Program Director
Mario has taught at the ECPR Summer School in Methods and at the University of Zagreb. He is currently pursuing a PhD in political science at Central European University.

Dominique Ostyn

Speaker
Dominique Ostyn is Director of Communications and Opinions Editor at EurActiv. He is a speaker at CEPOW’s training in op-ed writing.

Paul Cairney

Speaker
Paul Cairney is Professor of Politics and Public Policy at the University of Stirling. He is a speaker at CEPOW’s op-ed writing seminar in Brussels.

Mathis Hampel

Project Associate
Mathis Hampel is an Austrian-born researcher, entrepreneur, teacher, translator and editor. His analyses and commentary on climate, energy and environmental policy have been published in scientific journals and the international press.

Simon Marijsse

Project Associate
Simon is an independent scholar, holding degrees in Philosophy, Public Policy, and Conflict & Development. He specializes in urban violence, religious transformations and international political economy.

Ays Sirakaya

Project Associate
Ays is currently working towards her PhD at Ghent University while applying her knowledge in practice as a legal consultant at eCOAST. At the same time, she is the editor of Biodiversity and Ecosystems Policy at Politheor ...

Cedric Algoed

Project Associate
Cedric Algoed holds an MSc in Economics from the University of Ghent and a LLM in Law and Politics of International Security from the VU Amsterdam.