Advisory Board

Andrei Cornea


Andrei Cornea teaches political philosophy at the University of Bucharest. He wrote several studies of classical and modern philosophy and he made extensive translations from the works of Platon, Aristotel, Plotin, Epicur. In recent years he has published several works of fiction. He writes weekly editorials for Revista 22 and Dilema veche. Throughout his career, he has received several literary and academic awards, the last one being the award for prose form the Romanian Writers’ Union in 2017.

Brett Loyd


President and CEO of The Bullfinch Group, Brett Loyd is a leading researcher and campaign strategist from the United States of America, being one of the few political operatives to accurately forecast 2008, 2012, 2016, and 2020 american presidential elections.

With his methods unswayed by external influences and biases, Brett has built a reputation as a trusted and insightful partner to Presidential, Senatorial, Congressional, and Gubernatorial candidates; national political committees; corporate and issue campaigns; and DC’s embassy and international relations community.  Read more…

Răzvan Predica


Răzvan Predica, with more than 20 years of experience working for large multinational companies covering markets such as: FMCG, technology, retail and pharmaceutical has developed during his career great leadership skills that make him suitable for working in any business environment. Combining his people oriented nature  with business development strategies, successfully led and integrated teams during transition periods. Full rounded professional with vast knowledge and experience can bring valuable contribution to business growth.

Laurian Lungu


Laurian Lungu is a co-founder of the Consilium Policy Advisors Group think tank. Mr. Lungu has been an economic adviser for more than 12 years. Previously, Mr. Lungu worked in academia, doing extensive economic research and teaching Macroeconomics and Mathematical Methods courses in the UK, at Cardiff University’s Economics department. Mr. Lungu is the author of a number of articles and analyses published in internationally renowned professional journals and books. Read more…

Darie Cristea


Darie Cristea is a sociologist, Vice Dean and Senior Lecturer at the Faculty of Sociology and Social Work, University of Bucharest. He teaches several courses of Political Sociology, Methodology of Sociological Research, Methodology of International Relations and Security Studies. He is the author of numerous books and articles, both academic and for the general public.

Barbu Mateescu


Sociologist, born in Bucharest (Romania) in 1981. Graduate of the University of Pennsylvania. Graduate of the Comparative Politics M.A. program of the College for Political Science within the University of Bucharest. For the past decade and a half has worked in Romania as an independent consultant in the fields of political sociology, demographics and regional inequalities. Has relocated to Cluj-Napoca in 2017, starting that very year to publish on a weekly basis in the PressOne media trust.

Radu Dudău


Radu Dudău is director and co-founder of the Energy Policy Group (EPG), an independent think-tank on energy and climate policy. He graduate in Physics and Philosophy from the University of Iași, and holds a PhD in Philosophy from Konstanz University, as well as a PhD in Political Science – International Relations from SNSPA, Bucharest. Radu is an associate professor at the Faculty of Philosophy, Bucharest University, where he teaches International Relations Theory, International Conflicts Analysis, and Ethics of International Relations.

Anil Sigdel

Dr. Anil Sigdel is author of the book India in the Era of China’s Belt and Road Initiative (October 2020), Rowman and Littlefield’s Lexington imprint, Washington DC. His views and commentaries have appeared in major US and international outlets including The National Interest and Real Clear Defense in Washington, South China Morning Post-Hong Kong, East Asia Forum-Australian National University, Observer Research Foundation-New Delhi, People’s Daily- Beijing, The Kathmandu Post- Nepal and several other academic outlets. Read more…

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