Martin Kahanec is Professor and Acting Dean (2020-21, 2017-19) of the School of Public Policy at the Central European University in Budapest. He is a member of the national COVID-19 Economic Crisis Management Council at the Ministry of Finance of the Slovak Republic and member of Minister's advisory council. His main research interests are labor and population economics, migration, EU mobility, ethnicity, and reforms in European labor markets.
Zsoka Koczan is a Senior Economist at the EBRD Office of the Chief Economist. She holds a PhD in Economics from the University of Cambridge. Prior to joining the EBRD Zsoka worked as an economist at the IMF in the European Department and in the Research Department. Her current research focuses on within-country income disparities, migration and inequality.
Lubomir Lizal is a Czech economist who was a head of Economic Institute of the Academy of Sciences and also served as a member of the Bank Board of the Czech National Bank. He has been President of the Anglo-American University in Prague since August 2018 and currently is associated with Czech Technical University and Expobank.
Krzysztof Mazur is a political scientist. He served as Undersecretary of State in the Polish Ministry of Development from 2019-2020.
Dora Piroska is Associate Professor at Corvinus University of Budapest. She is also a visiting professor at the IR Department of Central European University. She holds a PhD from the CEU in Political Science. Her research focuses on the political economy of banking and finance, development finance both at the national and international levels. She has particular interest in the Eastern European region.
Piroska Nagy-Mohácsi is a macroeconomist and Interim Director of the Institute of Global Affairs at the School of Public Policy of the LSE. She was formerly Policy Director of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development and co-created and co-led the Vienna Initiative in 2008-15, a public-private crisis management and coordination platform in emerging Europe, and headed its Secretariat.