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The M100 Sanssouci-Colloquium is accompanied by a (mainly journalistic) advisory board. The members meet periodically in Potsdam and plan and discuss together the topics and participants of the M100 conferences. The advisory board acts also as jury for the M100 media award.

Chairmen of the board are the British publisher Lord Weidenfeld and Potsdam’s Lord Mayor, Jann Jakobs. 

Further members are:

Jann Jakobs, Chairman
Lord Weidenfeld, co-chairman
Stefan Aust
Boris Biancheri
Dr. Hugo Bütler
Ulrich Deppendorf
Kai Diekmann
Dr. Mathias Döpfner
Prof. Ernst Elitz
Dr. Peter Frey
Dr. Alexander Gauland
Hans-Ulrich Jörges
Baroness Kennedy QC
Hans Werner Kilz
Roger Köppel
Christoph Lanz
Giovanni di Lorenzo
Dr. Klaus Rost
Dr. Rachel Salamander
Stephan Sattler
Dr. Frank Schirrmacher
S.D. Karl von Schwarzenberg
Louis Schweitzer
Andrea Seibel
Dr. Wolfram Weimer
  Boris Biancheri  

Boris Biancheri

born in 1930

Boris Biancheri is born in Rome from an Italian father and a Russian mother of Baltic descent. A carrier diplomat, he has served as ambassador of Italy to Japan, the United Kingdom and the United States of America. Currently he is president of ANSA, the national news agency, and of Ispi, an Institute of international politics based in Milan.

Boris Biancheri is married to Flavia Arzeni, a Professor of German literature at the University of Rome. He is presently the Chairman of the Italian Association of Newspapers Publishers. He is also a columnist for the daily “La Stampa” and the author of books on international affairs as well as of novels and short stories.