Executive Producers of the GREASE Films

Five members of the GREASE research consortium served as the films’ executive producers (referred to also as the “Scientific Board”). They were responsible for commissioning the films and supervising their production.

Anna Triandafyllidou


The coordinator of the GREASE project, Professor Anna Triandafyllidou holds a Robert Schuman Chair at the Global Governance Programme of the European University Institute (Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies) where she directs the Cultural Pluralism Research Area. She also teaches as Visiting Professor at the College of Europe in Bruges since 2002. She is the Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Immigrant and Refugee Studies and Chair of the IMISCOE Editorial Committee, and member of the IMISCOE Board of Directors.        Read More

Tina Magazzini


Tina Magazzini is a Research Associate at the Global Governance Programme, Robert Schuman Center for Advanced Studies of the European University Institute working primarily on GREASE. Her research interests are in the fields of comparative politics, migration and integration policies, diversity management, identity and the relationship between majorities, minorities and states. She is interested in both applied and theoretical research in these areas and has conducted a wide range of research consultancies for international bodies as well as regular funded research.        Read More

Tariq Modood


Tariq Modood is Professor of Sociology, Politics and Public Policy and the founding Director of the Centre for the Study of Ethnicity and Citizenship at the University of Bristol. He has held over 40 grants and consultancies, has over 35 (co-)authored and (co-)edited books and reports and over 200 articles and chapters. He was awarded a MBE for services to social sciences and ethnic relations in 2001, made a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences in 2004 and elected a Fellow of the British Academy in 2017. He served on the Commission on the Future of Multi-Ethnic Britain, the National Equality Panel, and the Commission on Religion and Belief in British Public Life.    Read More

Thomas Sealy,


Dr Thomas Sealy is a Research Associate working on GREASE in the School of Sociology, Politics and International Studies at the University of Bristol, UK, where he is also a Senior Teaching Associate. His PhD research focussed on British converts to Islam and multiculturalism, where he was interested in issues of theorising religious identity and belonging and bringing this to bear on multiculturalism’s thinking around difference and recognition.    Read More

Terry Martin


Responsible for communications and dissemination in the GREASE project,  Terry Martin is executive director of SPIA and oversees all of the agency’s activities. A veteran broadcaster and journalist (DW News, CNN International, EUROPE Magazine), Terry entered the field of European research communications in 2008 at the invitation of the European Commission. Since then he has been continuously involved in consultations with European researchers, administrators, entrepreneurs, civil society organizations and journalists on how best to bridge the communications gap between research and policymaking.     Read More