“The battle for responsible democracy and alert citizenship is always difficult and uncertain. But it is both urgent and winnable, and the humanities are a large part of winning it”
Martha Nussbaum
The Academic Board will be responsible for developing the selection criteria of the High-Level Expert Group, as well as the themes to focus on each year, following the life cycle of relevant public affairs.

Carissa Véliz 

PhD in Philosophy. Associate Professor in Philosophy at the Institute for Ethics in AI, and a Fellow at Hertford College at the University of Oxford.

Diego Cano Soler

Phd in Economics. Professor of Applied Economics and Tax Policy at Universidad Autónoma de Madrid.

Nazareth Echart

PhD in Public Communication. Parliamentary Senior Adviser in European Affairs.

Rafael Fernández Campos

PhD in Economics. Chief Data Officer at Bankia. President of the Club of CDOs Spain and Latam.

Diego S. Garrocho Salcedo

PhD in Philosophy. Vice Dean of Research, Knowledge Transfer and Library of the Faculty of Philosophy at Universidad Autónoma de Madrid.

Elena Herrero-Beaumont

PhD in Law, contributing writer at Ethic, Adjunct Professor at IE Law School.

Raquel Hurtado Soto

Lawyer at Spain’s Council of State and adjunct professor at IE University.

Valerio Rocco Lozano

PhD in Philosophy. Director of Círculo de Bellas Artes and Philosophy Professor at UAM.

Giles E.H. Tremlett

Historian, author and journalist and Fellow of the Cañada Blanch Centre at the London School of Economics.

Carlos Blanco

PhD in Philosophy and Theology. Writer and Philosophy and Theology Professor at Universidad Pontificia de Comillas.

Javier Hernández

PhD in Media Arts and Science. Senior Researcher at Microso$ Research, Research Affiliate at MIT Media Lab.

Anya Schiffrin

PhD in Communications. Director of the Technology, Media, and Communications at Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs.

Ricardo Calleja 

Advisor of Foreign Affairs, European Union and Cooperation at the Spanish Congress and Adjunct Professor at Universidad Pontificia Comillas (ICADE)

Rodrigo Cetina Presuel

PhD in Law. Executive Director of the Real Colegio Complutense at Harvard University and researcher at Harvard Law School