Moderators of the Social Summit for Fair Jobs and Growth in Gothenburg on 17 November 2017.

Tamsin Rose

Tamsin Rose is a facilitator and trainer with two decades of experience in the European policy environment. After studying international relations at Leeds University, Tamsin Rose has worked in communications, technical assistance for local and regional authorities and public health. She has lived in Paris, Moscow and Brussels, working in 33 countries across Europe and beyond.

Since 2006, Tamsin has been a consultant for NGO and public sectors with a focus on public participation and policy development. Her particular expertise is facilitation of events, ranging from team building for small organisations to large, high level events featuring European Commissioners and Ministers such as the launch of the European Alliance for Apprenticeships.

Tamsin is also a senior fellow at the Friends of Europe think tank in Brussels.


Ali Aslan

Ali Aslan is an international TV presenter, talk show host and journalist who has worked for global networks such as CNN, ABC News, Channel News Asia and Deutsche Welle TV.

A highly experienced conference moderator and master of ceremonies, Aslan frequently moderates at major international conferences and high profile events across the globe.

Aslan holds masters degrees in Journalism and International Affairs from Columbia University and has received his bachelor’s degree in International Politics from Georgetown University.


Ann Mettler

Ann Mettler is a Director-General at the European Commission where she heads the European Political Strategy Centre (EPSC), the in-house think tank which reports directly to President Juncker. In this capacity, Ann also serves as Chair of the European Strategy and Policy Analysis System (ESPAS), an inter-institutional project aimed at strengthening the EU’s foresight capacity and anticipatory governance. The EPSC was awarded ‘Best New Think Tank 2016’ by the Global Go To Think Tank Index.

Prior to assuming this position in December 2014, Ann was for eleven years Executive Director of the Lisbon Council, a Brussels-based think tank she co-founded in 2003. From 2000-2003, she worked at the World Economic Forum, where she last served as Director for Europe.

Ann holds Masters Degrees in political science and European law and economics, and graduated with distinction from the University of New Mexico, USA, and the Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-University in Bonn, Germany. She also completed the executive education course ‘Innovative Technology Leader’ at the Graduate School of Business at Stanford University, USA.