Our AECIT team comprises of reputable academic experts, industry leaders, and policy influencers.
Executive Director (A.I.)
Professor Dr. Stefan Schepers
Stefan Schepers is secretary general of the independent tripartite High Level Group on Trade Policy Innovation (www.highlevelgroup.eu) which is focusing on more inclusive and sustainable trade policy making. He is also executive director of Mazungumzo – the Africa Forum in Brussels (www.mazungumzo.eu). He is visiting professor at Henley Business School (Reading, UK).
In addition, he is chairman of EPPA (www.eppa.com). Before, he was director general of the European Institute of Public Administration (Maastricht, NL). His work in recent years focused on policy innovation and governance modernization.
His recent publications are Revolutionising EU Innovation Policy, 2016 (co-editor Klaus Gretschmann), and Innovation, Governance and Entrepreneurship in Middle Income Countries, 2017 (co-editor Sefer Sener).