Network 2013

The Transatlantic Debating Network is a group of people who share a common passion for eloquence and a mutual concern for the transatlantic political relations –all those who have taken part in the Transatlantic Debating Championship and those who will ensure the future deepening and strengthening of this transatlantic debating project. Besides the next editions of the TDC, other transatlantic initiatives will be projected.

The network is based on the members of the debating teams, the members of the juries, the chairmen, the diplomats, the sponsors and all those who have generously given their time and intellectual energy to this project of relating –through the debate arena– the future transatlantic political leaders.

 

H.E. Susanne Wasum-Rainer

Ambassador of Germany (Partner, Jury)

 

Ghassan Salame

Former Senior Advisor to the UN Secretary General and Dean of the Paris School of International Affairs, Sciences Po (Jury)

 

Antony Martinez

Prestigious Lawyer & Partner at McDermott Will & Emery (Sponsor, Jury)

 

Pablo Stalman

CEO Guggenheim Partners Suisse (Sponsor)

 

Declan McCavana

President of the French Debating Association (Chairman, Sponsor)

 

Detlef Weigel

Deputy Head of Mission at the German Embassy in Paris  (Member of the semi-finals jury)

 

Dr. Vanessa Scherrer

Vice-Dean of the Paris School of International Affairs  (Member of the semi-finals jury)

 

Prof. Phillipe Martin

Chairman of the Department of Economics at Sciences Po, member of the Council of Economic Analysis of the Prime Minister  (Member of the semi-finals jury)

 

Virginie Duthoit

Rhetoric Expert at Sciences Po (Member of the semi-finals jury)

 

Robert Bradford

FDA member and coach, professor at the Paris Business College (Chairman for the semi-finals)

 

Alice Bernard

FDA coach for Paris XI, former coach for Sciences Po (Member of the semi-finals jury)

 

Slyvain Caron

Former debater for École Polytechnique, winner of the FDA Tournament 2010 (Member of the semi-finals jury)

 

Ian Sielecki

Founder and President of the Transatlantic Debating Championship

 

Armand Zorn

Organiser of the Transatlantic Debating Championship

 

Gaspar Carvajal

Organiser of the Transatlantic Debating Championship

 

Julie Timon

Organiser of the Transatlantic Debating Championship

 

John Sabet

Organiser of the Transatlantic Debating Championship

 

Briony Bennett

Organiser of the Transatlantic Debating Championship and Member of the Sciences Po debating team

 

Sneha Reddy

Member of the Sciences Po debating team

 

Pierre Guerci

Member of the Sciences Po debating team

 

Aurélien Gleyze

Member of the Sciences Po debating team

 

Matthew Willmore

Member of the Sciences Po debating team

 

Lee Jia Wei

Member of the Cambridge debating team

 

Peter Morrissey

Member of the Cambridge debating team

 

Michael Dunn Goekjian

Member of the Cambridge debating team

 

Tim Squirrell

Member of the Cambridge debating team

 

Brian Moore

Member of the Princeton University debating team

 

Connor Mui

Member of the Princeton University debating team

 

Aaron Hauptman

Member of the Princeton University debating team

 

Yeeun Charlotte Chun

Member of the Princeton University debating team

 

Matthew Saunders

Member of the Princeton University debating team

 

Jean Pouget-Abadie

Member of the École Polytechnique debating team

 

Bart van Merriënboer

Member of the École Polytechnique debating team

 

Adrien Bilal

Member of the École Polytechnique debating team

 

Tristan Sylvain

Member of the École Polytechnique debating team

 

Alaa Saade

Member of the École Polytechnique debating team

 

Jean-Yves Stéphan

Member of the École Polytechnique debating team

 

Hugo Zylberberg

Member of the École Polytechnique debating team

 

Romain Decharne

Member of the Université Panthéon-Assas debating team

 

Hilary Bowen-Walsh

Member of the Université Panthéon-Assas debating team

 

Tarek Bachar

Member of the Université Panthéon-Assas debating team

 

George Koulouris

Member of the Université Panthéon-Assas debating team

 

Melchior Merlin

Member of the Université Panthéon-Assas debating team

 

Jamie Batchelor

Member of the Berlin Debating Union team

 

Rebecca Irvine

Member of the Berlin Debating Union team

 

Kai Dittmann

Member of the Berlin Debating Union team

Calito Pucker

Member of the Berlin Debating Union team

 

Matthias Carcasona

Member of the Berlin Debating Union team

 

 

Special Acknowledgments


H.E. Sir Peter Ricketts

Ambassador of the United Kingdom to France

 

Jacques Burhart

Managing Partner at McDermott Will & Emery (Sponsor)

 

Mireya Berteau

McDermott Will & Emery (Sponsor)

 

Ana Cristina Barriendo

McDermott Will & Emery (Sponsor)

 

Mathias Nofze

Journalist, DAAD Journal

 

Katrin Ebeling

Ambassade de la République Fédérale d’Allemagne, service culturel (Sponsor)

Fried Nielsen

Ambassade de la République Fédérale d’Allemagne, Chef du service culturel (Sponsor)

 

Klaus Dieter Matthes

Ambassade de la République fédérale d’Allemagne à Paris, Mission pour les Sciences (Sponsor)

 

David Musial

Ambassade de la République fédérale d´Allemagne à Paris, Mission pour les Sciences (Sponsor)

 

Myriam Barbara Piser

Ambassade de la République fédérale d´Allemagne à Paris, Mission pour les Sciences (Sponsor)

 

Rafik Mansour

Cultural Counselor of the US Embassy in Paris (Sponsor)

 

Jennifer Rasamimanana

US Embassy in Paris (Sponsor)

 

Francis Verillaud

Director of International Affairs, Sciences Po Paris

 

Christiane Schmeken

DAAD Directrice (Sponsor)

 

Nathalie Massoni

Director of Events, Sciences Po Paris

 

Florence Botello

Responsable Projets Collectifs, Sciences Po Paris

 

Julien Palomo

Responsable de la vie associative, Sciences Po Paris

 

Sara Gill

UK Embassy Press & PR Officer