Jonathan Zeitlin is Professor of Public Policy and Governance at the Department of Political Science of the UvA and Scientific Director of ACCESS EUROPE. Professor Zeitlin's current research focuses on new forms of 'experimentalist' governance within and beyond the European Union.
Gijs van der Starre is ACCESS EUROPE's Managing Director. Before joining ACCESS EUROPE he was Managing Director of the Centre for Society and the Life Sciences at the Radboud University, and policy advisor at the Netherlands Genomics Initiative (part of the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research NWO).
Jens Kimmel is Programme Manager at ACCESS EUROPE. In 2014, he received his Master degree in Political Sciences at the UvA. His research interests include democracy and representation in more 'traditional' as well as 'new' modes of decision-making in the European Union.
Wolfgang Wagner is Professor of International Security at the Department of Public Administration and Political Science of the VU and Scientific Co-Director of ACCESS EUROPE. He is particularly interested in EU foreign, security and defense policies and the links between domestic policy and international conflict.