Antoine Le Gall


Antoine is a passionate communicator on topics at the crossroad between science, industry and international policy. With a Master’s degree in Corporate Communication and another one in Contemporary History, Antoine has experience in other scientific and international organisations. At CERN, Antoine is the Communication Officer of the EU Projects Office. He joined Accelerating News in September 2021 as the editor-in-chief.

Sabrina El Yacoubi


Sabrina El Yacoubi


Sabrina works in the European Union Support office at CERN, providing administrative and event support to international projects. After completing her studies in languages and sociolinguistics, she worked for several years in the administration and education sectors in both France and Switzerland. In 2015, Sabrina joined Accelerating News as a webmaster, going on to contribute as a co-editor with a focus on education and outreach in accelerator science in 2017. Sabrina is passionate about learning new languages, arts and playing rugby in her spare time.

Panos Charitos


Panagiotis Charitos


Panos holds a bachelor and a master degree in astrophysics from Imperial College London and a MSc in Media and Communications at the London School of Economics. His studies in media and sociology led him to study for a MA and a PhD in Theology/Philosophy of Religion. He joined CERN in 2011 as member of the ALICE Outreach Group and since 2013 he also serves as co-editor of the PH newsletter. Before that, Panos had worked for major daily newspapers and he was editor-in-chief of Eurasia Publications. He also served as scientific editor at Travlos Publications and Crete University Press. He joined Accelerating News in November 2015 reporting on FCC and EuroCirCol.

Sandy Welsch


Alexandra Welsch

UK Editor

Alexandra has been working as part of the EU Project TEAM based at the Cockcroft Institute/University of Liverpool, UK since 2011. Her work includes the development and administration of the websites of the Marie Curie training networks oPAC, LA³NET, OMA and AVA and wider project communication. These are four of the largest EU-funded training initiatives in accelerator R&D, linking more than 100 institutions around the world. She is also in charge of the actualisation of the social media presence of these projects, as well as the creation and distribution of different newsletters. Alexandra joined the Accelerating News editorial board in June 2015. In her spare time she enjoys sports, travelling and spending time with her family.

Advisory Board

Roy Aleksan, TIARA
Ralph Assmann, EuPRAXIA
Michael Benedikt, FCC
Kate Kahle, CERN
Jean-Pierre Koutchouk, EuCARD
Lucio Rossi, HL-LHC
Agnes Szeberenyi, CERN
Maurizio Vretenar, ARIES

Former Editors-in-Chief

Daniela Antonio
Panagiotis Charitos
Agnes Szeberenyi
Kate Kahle

Former Co-Editors

Livia Lapadatescu
Romain Muller
Jennifer Toes
Alessia Barachetti
Emma Cooper
Margarita Synanidi
Charlotte Houghton
Thomas Hind
Mathilde Chaudron
Celine Tanguy
Elena Wildner