JCU Alumni Eva Paunova and Leonardo Quattrucci Featured in Forbes "30 Under 30 Europe" List

Eva Paunova and Leonardo Quattrucci

Eva Paunova and Leonardo Quattrucci

Congratulations to JCU alumni Leonardo Quattrucci and Eva Paunova, who were both featured in the inaugural edition of Forbes magazine’s “30 Under 30 Europe” list!

The list profiles 300 of Europe’s top young leaders, inventors, and entrepreneurs in 10 different fields. Both Leonardo and Eva are included under the “Policy” category and both are being recognized for their work at the European Union.

After graduating in 2008 with degrees in International Affairs and Business Administration, Eva Paunova became one of the youngest members of the European Parliament when she was elected in 2014 to represent Bulgaria. In 2015 she was chosen to receive the “Best Newcomer MEP” (Member of Parliament) prize.

Native Roman Leonardo Quattrucci graduated from JCU in 2013 and went on to earn an M.A. in Public Policy from Oxford University. The youngest policy adviser at the European Political Strategy Centre, Leonardo coordinates six teams and specializes in the future of work and institutional innovation.

Check out the Forbes Under 30 List