Sébastien Maillard was a journalist at La Croix, where he covered Emmanuel Macron’s first election campaign. Previously correspondent of the daily in Brussels and then in Rome, he made numerous reportages across the whole continent. He is a specialist in European affairs that he taught at Sciences Po (Paris) and Boston College. He serves as Director of the Jacques Delors Institute since 2017. He is the author of 'What We Have made of Europe?'(edited by Salvator, 2013) and of 'Faire l’Europe dans un monde de brutes' with the Institute's president, Enrico Letta, published in 2019.