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Jørgen Abild Andersen

Jørgen Abild Andersen

Jørgen Abild Andersen

Since 2010 Jørgen Abild Andersen has served as chair of OECD’s Committee on Digital Economy Policy (CDEP). In the committee he represents the Danish Ministry of Business and Growth. From 1991 to 2012 he was Director General and national telecom regulator in Denmark. He has served as chair of the EU Commission’s Radio Spectrum Policy Group (RSPG) 2003-2004 and as chair of the EU Commission’s European Regulators Group (ERG) in 2005. In 2013 he was a member of ICANN’s Accountability and Transparency Review Team 2 (ATRT 2).

Diego  Acosta

Diego Acosta

Diego Acosta

Dr Diego Acosta is Professor of European and Migration Law at the University of Bristol. He has over 50 publications and has participated in various cases on EU migration and EU citizenship law before the Court of Justice of the European Union. He has also been invited to advise international organisations, governments, parliaments, law firms, and NGOs worldwide.

Sheikh Jamal al-Dhari

Sheikh Jamal al-Dhari

Sheikh Jamal al-Dhari

Sheikh Jamal al-Dhari is one the leaders of the al-Zoba tribe in Iraq. In 2014, Jamal helped to establish the nonprofit think tank Peace Ambassadors for Iraq, whose purpose is to explain the present situation in Iraq, to determine the best policies to fully eliminate ISIS/Daesh and other terrorist forces from Iraq, and to build international support for an all-inclusive Iraq.

Natalia Alonso

Natalia Alonso

Natalia Alonso

Natalia Alonso, an agricultural engineer by training, leads Oxfam’s EU Advocacy team in Brussels and coordinates the work across Oxfam’s offices in eight European countries.  Her previous posts in Brussels were at Plan International, where she was head of the EU office, and at Amnesty International's EU office as Deputy Director. http://www.oxfam.org/en/eu

 

 

 

 

 

Guillaume Amigues

Guillaume Amigues

Guillaume Amigues

Guillaume Amigues is a Senior Manager at the World Economic Forum, where he is in charge of government cooperation. He has previously worked at the French Ministry of Higher Education and at the German parliament as an advisor on European foreign policy. He is also general secretary of the think-tank ProEuropa and a member of Sandbox.

 

László Andor

László Andor

László Andor

László Andor is Head of the Department of Economic Policy at Corvinus University (Budapest), and Senior Fellow at FEPS (Brussels). He served as EU Commissioner for Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion from 2010-2014. Between 2005 and 2010, he was a member of the board of directors at the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, representing Hungary, the Czech Republic, the Slovak Republic and Croatia. In 2015 he joined RAND Europe's Council of Advisors as well as the Board of Trustees of Friends of Europe. He is Senior Fellow at Hertie School of Governance (Berlin) and Visiting Professor at ULB (Brussels) as well as Sciences Po (Paris).

Veronica Anghel

Veronica Anghel

Veronica Anghel

Veronica Anghel, PhD, is a Visiting Postdoctoral Scholar and Fulbright Fellow at The Europe Center, Stanford University. Her research focuses on the challenges to democratic state building and party politics in post-communist Europe. Previously, Dr. Anghel held fellowships at the Johns Hopkins University – School of Advanced International Studies, the Institute for Human Sciences Vienna, the Institute for Central Europe Vienna, the University of Bordeaux and the Institute for Government in Vienna. She is also an editorial fellow for Government & Opposition. Dr. Anghel also worked as a foreign affairs advisor for the Romanian Presidential Administration and the Romanian Senate. Following her Stanford appointment, Dr. Anghel will join the European University Institute in Florence on a Max Weber Scholarship (2020 – 2021). Follow on twitter @anghel_veronica or contact at vanghel@stanford.edu .

Crin Antonescu

Crin Antonescu

Crin Antonescu

Crin Antonescu was elected President of the Romanian Senate on 3rd July 2012. He is the candidate of the ruling Social Liberal Union (Liberal and Socialist parties) coalition for the 2014 Presidential elections.  If elected he will be the first post-Ceausescu President never to have been a member of the Communist Party. Between July-August 2012 he served as Acting President of Romania during the suspension of President Băsescu. 

 

James Appleyard

James Appleyard

James Appleyard

James Appleyard is a Senior Consultant within Verisk Maplecroft’s Consulting team. He works directly with many of the company's clients, producing political, security and commercial risk analyses for companies in the oil and gas, consumer goods, mining, ICT/telecoms, and financial services sectors operating in Europe, North America and Australasia.

 

Solon Ardittis

Solon Ardittis

Solon Ardittis

Solon Ardittis is director of Eurasylum and a Research Fellow at the Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA). He is also co-editor of Migration Policy Practice, a bimonthly journal published jointly with the International Organization for Migration (IOM).

 

Kenneth Armstrong

Kenneth Armstrong

Kenneth Armstrong

Kenneth Armstrong is Professor of European law at the University of Cambridge and author of Brexit Time – Leaving the EU: Why, How and When? published by Cambridge University Press. He tweets @profkaarmstrong and writes an occasional blog at brexittime.com.
 

 

Thomas Aubrey

Thomas Aubrey

Thomas Aubrey

Thomas Aubrey is the director of the Centre for Progressive Capitalism and founder of Credit Capital Advisory. He previously ran credit and economic analytics businesses serving as the managing director of Fitch Solutions and Thomson Datastream. Prior to this he worked as a management consultant turning around failing businesses in Asia, North America and Europe. He has written widely on financial and economic issues including Profiting from Monetary Policy (Palgrave 2012) and co-authored  Prediction Markets: The end of the regulatory state? (2007) with Professor Frank Vibert.

Fatima Ayub

Fatima Ayub

Fatima Ayub

Fatima Ayub is a policy analyst in the Middle East and North Africa Programme at the European Council on Foreign Relations. She  is the editor of "What does the Gulf think?", a new series of publications from ECFR's MENA programme. From 2009 to 2012 Fatima was an advocate at the Open Society Foundations in London and Brussels, where her work and analysis focused on rights protection and political transformation in the Middle East, North Africa and South Asia. Previously, she worked in Afghanistan between 2006 and 2009 for the International Center for Transitional Justice, examining the legacy of impunity in fragile states, security sector fragmentation and electoral reform. She was a researcher on international humanitarian law at Amnesty International in London in 2006, and prior to that worked for Human Rights Watch's Asia advocacy program in Washington DC from 2004-2005.



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Ziv Baida

Ziv Baida

Ziv Baida

Dr. Ziv Baida is a data & technology enthusiast, a challenger of status quo in the business environment and a strong believer in the power of diverse teams, in location-independent work, and in embracing a changing business environment.  His focus is Government and the Global Trade ecosystem, currently in his role at Dun & Bradstreet in the BeNeLux region, and previously within IBM, working globally. He runs a blog called Insights Unboxed about a broad variety of aspects of doing business in the data, technology and digital space, and he is the author of numerous publications in journals, books and conferences.

 

Articles by Ziv Baida

David Bailey

David Bailey

David Bailey


David Bailey is Professor of Business Economics at the Birmingham Business School, University of Birmingham, UK and an ESRC ‘UK in a Changing Europe Senior Fellow’. He has written extensively on industrial and regional policy, especially in relation to manufacturing and the auto industry. He is Editor-in-Chief of the journal Regional Studies and Chair of the RSA Europe Think-Tank and policy forum.  His latest co-edited book ‘Industry 4.0 & Regional Transformations’ (with Lisa De Propris) has just been published in the RSA book series, and ‘Carmageddon? Brexit & Beyond for UK Auto’ was published earlier this year by Bite-Sized Books. David is a regular media commenter and newspaper columnist. Tweet him @dgbailey

Tim Bale

Tim Bale

Tim Bale

Tim is Professor of Politics at Queen Mary University of London, where his research focuses on political parties in Britain and in Europe. He writes for various UK and overseas newspapers, as well as popping up on TV and radio to talk about politics and current affairs.  You can follow him on twitter @ProfTimBale.

Rosa Balfour

Rosa Balfour

Rosa Balfour

Dr. Rosa Balfour is a Senior Transatlantic Fellow at the German Marshall Fund of the US, based in Brussels. Her fields of expertise include European politics, institutions, foreign and security policy, and international relations. Her current research is exploring the relationship between domestic politics and Europe’s global role. Rosa is also a member of the Steering Committee of WIIS-Brussels (Women In International Security), and an Associate Fellow of LSE IDEAS. In 2018-19 she awarded a fellowship on the Europe’s Futures programme at the Institute for Human Sciences in Vienna. In April 2020 she will take up the position of Director of Carnegie Europe.

Tony Barber

Tony Barber

Tony Barber

Tony Barber is Europe Editor and Associate Editor at the Financial Times.  He is a columnist and specialist writer on European political, economic and business news and reviewer of books on modern European history. From 2007-2010 he was Brussels bureau chief of the FT, 2002-2000  the Rome bureau chief and 1998-2002 the Frankfurt bureau chief.

Tyson Barker

Tyson Barker

Tyson Barker

Tyson Barker is a Senior Research Fellow at the Brandenburgisches Institut für Gesellschaft und Sicherheit (BIGS), a German security think tank affiliated with the University of Potsdam.  In 2015-16, he served as the rapporteur for the Atlantic Council Task Force on the Transatlantic Digital Economy. In 2014-5, he served as Senior Advisor to the Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs at the US State Department in Washington, D.C. In this role, he managed planning and strategy, speech writing and Congressional relations for the Bureau of European and Eurasian Affairs (EUR). Prior to joining State, he worked for 6 years at the Bertelsmann Foundation, most recently as the Director for Trans-Atlantic Relations.

 

Catherine Barnard

Catherine Barnard

Catherine Barnard

Catherine Barnard is Professor of EU law and Employment Law and fellow of Trinity College. She is the author of EU Employment Law (Oxford, OUP, 2012, 5th ed.), The Substantive Law of the EU: The Four Freedoms, (Oxford, OUP, 2019, 6th ed), and (with Peers ed), European Union Law (Oxford, OUP, 2017, 2nd ed) . She is a member of the European Commission funded European Labour Law Network (ELLN). She is also a Deputy Director of the UK in a Changing Europe (http://ukandeu.ac.uk/) project. This is an authoritative, non-partisan think tank which does research and provides information about all aspects of Brexit. Part of its remit is to make that information accessible to the general public. So it does a lot of public engagement, especially with the media. She has appeared on the main media channels - BBC, ITV and Sky - as well as some of the more specialist programmes such as Law in Action, Woman's Hour, Question Time and the Briefing Room. She has also written for the Guardian and the Telegraph. She has given evidence to numerous select committees on the legal issues connected with Brexit, immigration and the European Union (Withdrawal) Act. She has her own podcast, 2903cb, and she blogs on Brexit, mainly for the http://ukandeu.ac.uk/.

Dimitar Bechev

Dimitar Bechev

Dimitar Bechev

Dimitar Bechev is the head of ECFR's Sofia office and a senior policy fellow in ECFR's Wider Europe programme. His special interests are the Western Balkans and the rise of Turkey. Before joining ECFR he completed his doctorate at Oxford University and then worked at a university in Japan.



Anna Isabel Becker

Anna Isabel Becker

Anna Isabel Becker

Anna Isabel Becker is a public affairs consultant at Bernstein Group office in Brussels. In her free time, she engages as a steering committee member at the Brussels based NGO “The Brussels Binder” that aims to increase gender balance in policy debates via an online go-to-resource and platform. Anna Isabel tweets at @annadesperada.

Articles by Anna Isabel Becker

Iain Begg

Iain Begg

Iain Begg

Iain Begg is a Professorial Research Fellow at the European Institute, London School of Economics and Political Science and Senior Fellow on the UK Economic and Social Research Council’s initiative on The UK in a Changing Europe. His main research work is on the political economy of European integration and EU economic governance. In addition to his work on ‘Brexit’, he is currently researching the use of rules in economic policy.

 

 

Jacopo Bellasio

Jacopo Bellasio

Jacopo Bellasio

Jacopo Bellasio is an analyst at RAND Europe where he focuses on defence and security issues. He currently manages a three-year pan-European counter-radicalisation research effort for the European Commission and a cyber security capacity development project for the United Kingdom Foreign and Commonwealth Office.

Articles by Jacopo Bellasio

Michele Bellini

Michele Bellini

Michele Bellini


Michele Bellini is Executive Officer at Sciences Po's Paris School of International Affairs (PSIA) and Director of the Budapest European Agora. Michele graduated with summa cum laude from the Master in International Public Management at Sciences Po Paris, focussing on European studies and diplomacy. He holds two undergraduate degrees in international business: in Italy from Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, and in the USA from Northeastern University of Boston.

 

 

Articles by Michele Bellini

Ghazi Ben Ahmed

Ghazi Ben Ahmed

Ghazi Ben Ahmed

 

Ghazi Ben Ahmed is the Founder of the Mediterranean Development Initiative (MDI), a Tunisia based independent Think Tank born in 2013. He is now running the Brussels Office of MDI. Its mission is to undertake policy-oriented research and to produce analyses and proposals targeting regional decision-makers and a wider audience, and to contribute to the debate on the Euro/Med/Africa and other regional challenges. Ghazi Ben Ahmed is advising the EU and the Tunisian government on trade issues in the context of the ongoing negotiations between the EU and Tunisia for a Deep and Comprehensive Free Trade Agreement. He also set up the first Office of the US German Marshall Fund in Tunisia, and led the US Initiative “MENA Partnership for Democracy and Development”. He is also the founder and was the Secretary General of the Club de Tunis, a Tunisian based foundation aiming to help policymakers and deputies of the Tunisian National Constitutive Assembly learn from Eastern and Central European countries experience and bridge their political divide. He was also the national coordinator for the US led Initiative LEND – Leaders Engaged in New Democracies.

Previously he was the Lead Trade Expert in the African Development Bank (AfDB) in charge of the Bank response to the financial crisis in coordination with the G20, the WTO and the World Bank. He set up and managed the $1 billion Trade Finance Initiative of the Bank. Before joining the AfDB, he was employed at the UNCTAD, the United Nation agency for trade and development, in the Africa and LDC Division, as Senior Advisor, providing support to African trade negotiators in multilateral trade negotiations and regional trading arrangements. He provided economic studies and reports; elaborated (or evaluated) the Diagnostic Trade Integration Studies and assisted the countries in mainstreaming trade into the national development plans under the Integrated Framework.

He has also worked for several years in the European Commission in Brussels, in several Directorates-Generals: Trade, EuropeAid and External Relations, responsible for trade issues, EU trade and development policy, textile negotiations, macroeconomic analysis, structural adjustment and institutional building in the Mediterranean countries. He was also responsible for the task force on market access and non tariff barriers and the High Level Dialogue between the EU and China.

Roberta Benedetti del Rio

Roberta Benedetti del Rio

Roberta Benedetti del Rio

Roberta Benedetti del Rio is a co-founder of Finance Matters, a London-based organization that helps finance professionals create greater positive impact with their financial skills and capital, supporting the finance industry as a driver of social change. Roberta works as an associate at Generation Investment Management, in the Global Credit Fund.

 



Meghan Benton

Meghan Benton

Meghan Benton

Meghan Benton is a Senior Policy Analyst at the Migration Policy Institute in Washington, DC; and a Nonresident Fellow with MPI Europe. Her research focuses on free movement and immigrant integration (focusing on social innovation and communities). She was previously a Senior Researcher at Nesta, the United Kingdom’s innovation body, where she led projects on digital government and the future of local public services. She holds a PhD in political science (specialising in citizenship policy) from University College London.

Sophia Besch

Sophia Besch

Sophia Besch

Sophia Besch is a senior research fellow at the Centre for European Reform Berlin office. She works on European defence issues, with a focus on EU Common Defence and Security Policy, European defence industry co-operation, NATO and German defence policy.

 

Markus Beyrer

Markus Beyrer

Markus Beyrer

Markus J. Beyrer has been Director General of BUSINESSEUROPE since late 2012. Prior to this he held the positions of CEO of the Austrian Industry Holding ÖIAG, Director General of the Federation of Austrian Industries (IV) and Director for Economic Affairs of the Austrian Federal Economic Chamber. Before this Mr Beyrer served as Chief Economic Advisor to the Federal Chancellor of the Republic of Austria, Dr. Wolfgang Schüssel.

Articles by Markus Beyrer

Alice Billon-Galland

Alice Billon-Galland

Alice Billon-Galland

Alice Billon-Galland joined Chatham House in October 2019 as Research Associate in the Europe Programme, working mainly on issues related to European security and defence. Prior to that, she led the European defence programme at the European Leadership Network (ELN) in London. Alice’s research focuses on European defence cooperation, French foreign and defence policy, transatlantic burden-sharing, and developments in the EU and NATO.

Federiga Bindi

Federiga Bindi

Federiga Bindi

Senior Fellow & Director, Foreign Policy Initiative, Institute for Women’s Policy Research &Jean Monnet Chair, University of Roma Tor Vergata.

 

 

Steven Blockmans

Steven Blockmans

Steven Blockmans

Steven Blockmans is a Senior Research Fellow at CEPS.

Christian Bluth

Christian Bluth

Christian Bluth

Christian Bluth joined the Bertelsmann Stiftung in 2016, where he works as a trade expert in the Global Economic Dynamics team. He holds a PhD from the University of Cambridge and a Master’s from Sciences Po.

Arjen Boin

Arjen Boin

Arjen Boin

Arjen Boin is Professor of Public Institutions and Governance at the Institute of Political Science, Leiden University. His particular interest is in the areas of crisis and disaster management. He is also managing partner of Crisisplan BV, a consultancy dedicated to crisis management.  

 

Articles by Arjen Boin

Gábor Bojár

Gábor Bojár

Gábor Bojár

Gábor Bojár is one of the few entrepreneurs of Central-Eastern Europe to succeed in global business already in the years of state-socialism. With a degree in physics he founded his own software development firm in 1982. Graphisoft today is a leading BIM software vendor globally with its ArchiCAD®, used by hundreds of thousands of architects all over the world. In 1996, Gábor Bojár founded a science park by re-cultivating a run down industrial site on the bank of the river Danube, accommodating the research units of corporations including Graphisoft, Microsoft, SAP, Servier and others. In 2007 he established a highly competitive school of information technology for an international student body.

Articles by Gábor Bojár

Martyn Bond

Martyn Bond

Martyn Bond

Martyn Bond was trained in the BBC as a radio and TV producer before moving to academia to teach European studies, and later to a career as a European civil servant, first in the Council of Ministers and later in the European Parliament. In the early 1980s he was Berlin correspondent for the BBC, and until recently was Director of a UK think tank. His latest publication is Hitler’s Cosmopolitan Bastard: Count Richard Coudenhove-Kalergi and his Vision of Europe.

Ian Bond

Ian Bond

Ian Bond

Ian Bond joined the Centre for European Reform as director of foreign policy in April 2013. Prior to that, he was a member of the British diplomatic service for 28 years. His most recent appointment was as political counsellor and joint head of the foreign and security policy group in the British Embassy, Washington (2007-12), where he focused on US foreign policy towards Europe, the former Soviet Union, Asia and Africa. He was British Ambassador to Latvia from 2005-07, receiving a CVO (Commander of the Royal Victorian Order) for his work on the Queen’s state visit in 2006.

Ricardo Borges de Castro

Ricardo Borges de Castro

Ricardo Borges de Castro

Ricardo Borges de Castro is Associate Director and Head of Europe in the World Programme at the European Policy Centre, an independent, not-for-profit, Brussels-based think tank dedicated to fostering European integration through analysis and debate. Previously he served as Adviser for Foreign Affairs and Adviser on Strategic Foresight to the European Political Strategy Centre, the European Commission’s in-house think tank, reporting directly to President Jean-Claude Juncker. Ricardo led the EPSC’s work on strategic foresight, spearheading efforts to mainstream anticipation and foresight across commission services and beyond. Before joining the EPSC, Ricardo served as Member of Cabinet and Personal Assistant to José Manuel Barroso, President of the European Commission, as well as spokesperson for ‘Europe and the World’ at the Commission’s Spokespersons’ Planning and Coordination Unit. In Portugal, Ricardo served in the Prime Minister’s Office as political adviser to the Prime Minister after spending four years in the Portuguese Parliament as policy advisor for foreign affairs, national defence and East Timor.

 

 

Christian Borggreen

Christian Borggreen

Christian Borggreen

Christian Borggreen is Director of International Policy in the Brussels office of the Computer & Communications Industry Association. He leads CCIA’s work on digital trade, privacy and Internet governance and engagement with international institutions.

 

Articles by Christian Borggreen

Camilla Born

Camilla Born

Camilla Born

Camilla Born is a Policy Advisor in E3G’s Climate Diplomacy team based at our London office. E3G’s Climate Diplomacy programme focuses on how to construct high leverage political interventions which can shape transformational international outcomes. Camilla’s particular specialism centres on improving climate risk management in the face of escalating climate impacts and accelerating low carbon transition.  

Nicolas Botton

Nicolas Botton

Nicolas Botton

Nicolas Botton is a Research Assistant at ECIPE, who has previously worked at the United Nations and is a Master's graduate from King's College London. His main areas of focus include the digital economy, EU trade agreements, regulation, and macro-economics.

Catherine Boyer

Catherine Boyer

Catherine Boyer

Catherine Boyer is a Senior Policy Analyst at the Institute for European Environmental Policy (IEEP) – a sustainability think tank based in Brussels and London.

Articles by Catherine Boyer

Gijs Jan Brandsma

Gijs Jan Brandsma

Gijs Jan Brandsma

Gijs Jan Brandsma is Assistant Professor in European Politics and Administration at Utrecht University, and Visiting Professor at the University of Konstanz. His research includes decision-making, accountability and transparency in the European Union. His most recent book publication is "Controlling the EU Executive? The politics of delegation in the European Union" (with Jens Blom-Hansen), published with Oxford University Press. Gijs Jan Brandsma is an Assistant Professor at Utrecht University. 

 

Erik Brattberg

Erik Brattberg

Erik Brattberg

Erik Brattberg is the Director of the Europe Program and a Fellow at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace in Washington, DC.

 

Holger Breinlich

Holger Breinlich

Holger Breinlich

Holger Breinlich is a Professor of International Economics at the University of Nottingham. He is also a Research Fellow at the Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR), a Research Associate at the Centre for Economic Performance (CEP) and a Research Investigator for The UK in a Changing Europe. His research interests are in the fields of international trade, economic geography and applied econometrics.

Jeffries Briginshaw

Jeffries Briginshaw

Jeffries Briginshaw

Jeffries Briginshaw was appointed CEO of the British-American Business Council (BABC) in March 2015. The BABC is the largest transatlantic business network, with 22 chapters, and over 2,000 member companies based in major business centers throughout North America and the United Kingdom.  Alongside his role at the BABC, from 2015 – 2017, Jeffries held the position of CEO at BritishAmerican Business.

 

 

Alex Britten

Alex Britten

Alex Britten

Alex Britten is Project and Operations Manager at Common Vision UK, and runs Brexit Watch. She previously worked in international development, focusing on youth engagement and campaigning.

Thom Brooks

Thom Brooks

Thom Brooks

Thom Brooks is Head of Durham Law School and Professor of Law and Government at Durham University. His new book is Becoming British: UK Citizenship Examined (Biteback 2016) @thom_brooks

Michaela Bruckmayer

Michaela Bruckmayer

Michaela Bruckmayer

Michaela Bruckmayer is an analyst at RAND Europe in the area of home affairs and social policy. She has a PhD in politics from the University of Sheffield. Previously, Bruckmayer worked as an evidence adviser for Macmillan Cancer Support and as a research consultant for the Center for Gender & Refugee Studies at the University of California, Hastings College of the Law.

 

Martin Brudermüller

Martin Brudermüller

Martin Brudermüller

Martin Brudermüller is Chair of the Competitiveness and Innovation Working Group of the European Roundtable of Industrialists. He is also Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors of BASF SE, and Chief Technology Officer (CTO) of BASF SE. He is responsible for the divisions Legal, Taxes, Insurance & Intellectual Property, Corporate Development, Corporate Communications & Government Relations, Senior Executive Human Resources, Investor Relations, Compliance, Corporate Technology & Operational Excellence and Innovation Management.

 

David Buchan

David Buchan

David Buchan

After a long journalism career with the Economist and Fiinancial Times, including postings in Brussels, Paris, Washington and also serving at various times as energy, defence and diplomatic editor based in London, David Buchan has been since 2007 a senior research fellow at the Oxford Institute for Energy Studies specialising in EU energy and climate policy. He has written six books - three on the EU, one on energy and two on both topics combined.
 

Goran Buldioski

Goran Buldioski

Goran Buldioski

 
Goran Buldioski is the programme director of the Open Society Think Tank Fund and co-director of the Open Society Initiative for Europe. He focuses on democratic transition in Eastern Europe, development of policy research on social and political affairs, and the role of civil society. Before joining the Open Society Foundations, Buldioski worked for the Council of Europe, the Macedonian Center for International Cooperation, and the National Youth Council of Macedonia.

Paola Buonadonna

Paola Buonadonna

Paola Buonadonna

Italian-born Paola Buonadonna  has lived in the UK since 1989. In the mid-90s she was Brussels correspondent for The European Newspaper and subsequently a political reporter on BBC programmes including The E-Files, On The Record, and the Politics Show.  More recently she was head of press for the European Parliament Office in the UK and since then has worked as a media consultant for a variety of organizations and campaigns including British Influence and the Centre for European Reform.  Paola joined The Wake Up Foundation in September 2015. 

Fran Burwell

Fran Burwell

Fran Burwell

Fran Burwell is a Distinguished Fellow at the Atlantic Council in Washington.

Articles by Fran Burwell

Milda Butkute

Milda Butkute

Milda Butkute

Milda Butkute is a Junior Consultant for Policy and Research Team at Ecorys Brussels. She specialises in migration, family and children policies, social inclusion and employment. Previously she worked on the European Platform for Investing in Children and the High Quality Job Creation projects at RAND Europe.

Israel Butler

Israel Butler

Israel Butler

Dr. Israel Butler is advocacy consultant to the European Liberties Platform, a network of European human rights watchdog non–governmental organisations. From 2012-2015 he was senior policy analyst on fundamental rights, justice and home affairs at the Open Society European Policy Institute in Brussels. Prior to this, he worked for three years at the European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights in Vienna as a legal researcher and speechwriter. He holds a doctorate in International Law and Human Rights and began his career in academia as a lecturer at Lancaster University covering EU Law and Human Rights Law.

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Lydie Cabane

Lydie Cabane

Lydie Cabane

Lydie Cabane is a research officer at the Centre for Analysis of Risk and Regulation, London School of Economics. She works on disaster and crisis management with a particular focus on the European Union. Broader interests includes multi-level governance, public policy and administration, as well as state reforms. She holds a PhD in sociology from Sciences Po Paris (on disaster management).

Articles by Lydie Cabane

Nigel Cameron

Nigel Cameron

Nigel Cameron

Nigel Cameron, former president of the Center for Policy on Emerging Technologies in Washington, DC, and founding tech editor of the London-based website UnHerd.com, writes on technology, policy and values and lives in Brussels. His most recent book was Will Robots Take Your Job? A Plea for Consensus

Neil Campbell

Neil Campbell

Neil Campbell

Neil Campbell is acting director of the Open Society European Policy Institute. He is responsible for developing the positions and profile of the Open Society Foundations on cross-cutting EU policy issues. He undertakes analysis and advocacy in the thematic areas of governance and accountability and in other areas relevant to the European Union and the Open Society Foundations. He joined the Foundations in April 2010. Before that he was EU advocacy manager and senior research analyst (2003–2010) at the International Crisis Group, dealing with EU policies on conflict prevention and crisis management, and managing Crisis Group’s targeted advocacy in Brussels. 

 

 

 

 

Carlos Campillos

Carlos Campillos

Carlos Campillos

Carlos Campillos Martinez is a Researcher at E3G Brussels, working across all Energy Union areas. His work mainly focuses on how EU public finances and investment policy can become a better instrument for financing the low-carbon transition. Prior to joining E3G, Carlos has worked in international relations and communications in the Cabinet of Commissioner for Climate Action and Energy, Miguel Arias Cañete, and the Embassy of Canada in Spain.

Carlo Alberto Carnevale Maffé

Carlo Alberto Carnevale Maffé

Carlo Alberto Carnevale Maffé

Carlo Alberto Carnevale Maffé is Professor of Strategic and Entrepreneurial Management at SDA Bocconi.  He teaches Strategic Management within the Department of Management as well as Management Consulting for the Master in Business Administration and the Master in Fashion, Experience and Design. Maffé is also a lecturer for the Media MBA at Steinbeis University in Berlin and the Master in Intelligence at the University of Malta. He has also lectured at the Graduate School of Business at Columbia University, Stern School of Business in New York University, and at the Scuola Superiore S. Anna in Pisa, Italy. He is a member of the “E-business Policies” Steering Committee at the European Commission DG Enterprise - ICT industries and services. 

Articles by Carlo Alberto Carnevale Maffé

David Caro

David Caro

David Caro

David Caro has been the President of the European Small Business Alliance (ESBA) since June 2012. His Birmingham based business Qualplast Ltd, founded in 1977, currently employs 25 people and is the UK's premier supplier of flock finishes to the automotive industry.



Andrew Caruana Galizia

Andrew Caruana Galizia

Andrew Caruana Galizia

Andrew Caruana Galizia is one of Daphne Caruana Galizia’s three sons, the Maltese journalist assassinated in a targeted car bomb attack on 16 October 2017 a few metres from her home in Bidnija, Malta. He and his family have since been advocating for an independent and effective investigation into the commissioners of his mother’s assassination, into whether her death could have been prevented, and into the evidence of high-level corruption she had uncovered. He had earlier served as a Maltese diplomat in Valletta, Berlin and New Delhi.

Articles by Andrew Caruana Galizia

Tom Carver

Tom Carver

Tom Carver

Tom Carver is a former BBC Africa correspondent and is currently running a programme to strengthen African policy expertise. tomcarver@gmail.com

 

Articles by Tom Carver

Louisa Casson

Louisa Casson

Louisa Casson


Louisa Casson works at E3G, an environmental NGO in London, to support civil society engagement with European climate and energy politics. She engages with environmental and development NGOs, progressive businesses, cities and campaigners to build national pressure for strong climate leadership from the EU. Louisa tweets at @LouisaCasson.
 



Stephen Castle

Stephen Castle

Stephen Castle

Stephen Castle is London correspondent of the New York Times, and previously was Brussels bureau chief of the International Herald Tribune, Brussels correspondent of the Independent, and political editor of the Independent on Sunday.

Lucian Cernat

Lucian Cernat

Lucian Cernat

Dr. Lucian Cernat is the Chief Trade Economist of the European Commission. He is a former trade diplomat and worked for almost a decade as a United Nations official in charge of trade and development projects. He expresses his personal views in this article. 



Céline Charveriat

Céline Charveriat

Céline Charveriat

Céline Charveriat is Executive Director of the Institute for European Environmental Policy (IEEP) – a sustainability think tank based in Brussels and London.

Articles by Céline Charveriat

Peter Chase

Peter Chase

Peter Chase

Peter Chase is a former U.S. diplomat, a non-resident fellow of the German Marshall Fund, and currently Vice President, Europe for the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.



Stephen Cheney

Stephen Cheney

Stephen Cheney

BGen Stephen Cheney is the Chief Executive Officer of the American Security Project (ASP). He is a graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy and has over 30 years experience as a Marine.  His career included a wide variety of command and staff positions with the operating forces and the supporting establishment.  His primary specialty was artillery, but he focused extensively on entry-level training, commanding at every echelon at both Marine Corps Recruit Depots, to include being the Commanding General at Parris Island.  He served several years in Japan and has traveled extensively throughout the Middle East and Asia.



Edward Hunter Christie

Edward Hunter Christie

Edward Hunter Christie

Edward Hunter CHRISTIE is Defence Economist at NATO. In this capacity he is responsible for the production of assessments and briefings on defence economics, and on the relationship between economic developments and international security, for both the Office of the Secretary General and for Allied Delegations. Before joining NATO, Edward started his career in applied research, with a focus on Eastern Europe. He then worked, as senior economic adviser and then chief economist, for a major industry association in Brussels.

 

Articles by Edward Hunter Christie

Poul Skytte Christoffersen

Poul Skytte Christoffersen

Poul Skytte Christoffersen

Poul Skytte Christoffersen is Danish nationality. Master of Economics from Copenhagen University. Diploma of Higher European Studies, College of Europe, Bruges. External lecturer and professor on international economics at University of Copenhagen and Copenhagen Business school. Long career in Diplomatic service, including as Danish ambassador to the EU for 9 years. Has also served in various capacities in European Institutions (Head of Cabinet in the Council and in the Commission, Special Advisor to EU High Representative on setting up the European External Action Service). Ambassador to Italy and to Belgium. Retired from public Service in 2014. Presently living in Brussels and active as Senior Advisor in TENEO-Brussels as well as in think tanks works on European Affairs in Copenhagen and Brussels. Frequent public Speaker and commentator on Europe.

Nigel Clarke

Nigel Clarke

Nigel Clarke

Nigel Clarke is a British composer who studied composition at the Royal Academy of Music and was awarded the Academy’s highest distinction, the Queen’s Commendation for Excellence. Later he gained a Doctor of Musical Arts from the University of Salford. In 1997 the U.S. Ambassador to the UK (William J. Crowe, Jr.) invited Clarke to join the U.S. Embassy’s flagship exchange programme, ‘The United States International Visitor Leadership Programme’ and as alumnus of this programme, he is a member of the John Adams Society. Clarke has written for symphony orchestra, brass band, and many chamber music combinations, as well as collaborating on several major film scores. His compositions are recorded on the prestigious labels: Naxos, Toccata Classics, Metier, Universal Music, Varese Sarabande, Alhambra Records and Colosseum. Clarke has also received regular performances worldwide including in Argentina, Australia, Bosnia, Bulgaria, Canada, Colombia, China, Croatia, Hong Kong, Israel, Japan, Kosovo, Lebanon, Macedonia, New Zealand, Norway, South Korea, Turkey, New Zealand, Russia, Serbia, Singapore, Turkey, Ukraine, the United States of America, as well as throughout the European Union. Nigel is currently putting the final touches to a large-scale Symphony for Violin and Orchestra entitled the `Prophecies of Merlin’, to be recorded in 2022.

Stephen Clarke

Stephen Clarke

Stephen Clarke

Stephen is a Research & Policy Analyst at the Resolution Foundation. He previously worked at the Legatum Institute and Civitas. His work has concentrated mainly on issues of economic policy, financial sector reform and international development. Stephen's work at the Foundation focuses on city economies.

Noel Clehane

Noel Clehane

Noel Clehane

 
Noel Clehane is the Global Head of Regulatory & Public Policy Affairs for the BDO professional services network and is based at its Global Office in Brussels. He is also an elected board member of the European Movement International and chairman of the Brussels branch of the European Movement Ireland. He is a Fellow of the Chartered Accountants Ireland and also a Fellow and Council Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales (ICAEW).
 
 
 
 

Pieter Cleppe

Pieter Cleppe

Pieter Cleppe

Pieter Cleppe is the Head of the Brussels office of Open Europe (Open Europe Brussels VZW). He is a frequent contributor to the broadcast and print media across Europe, frequently discussing EU reform, the refugee crisis and the eurocrisis. A trained lawyer, Pieter previously practiced law in Belgium, and has worked as a cabinet advisor and speechwriter to the Belgian State Secretary for Administrative Reform. Pieter also previously worked as an analyst at the Belgium’s Itinera Institute, which he helped to found.

Ade Clewlow

Ade Clewlow

Ade Clewlow

Ade Clewlow spent the majority of his career in the British Army, less a 16 month sabbatical during which time he was a journalist with the BBC and was Janes Defence Weekly's correspondent in Lisbon, Portugal.  His last role in the military was as the senior advisor on Somalia in the UK MoD where he was also a member of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office's Somalia Unit.  Spending his time on both sides of Whitehall, he led the MoD's contribution to the Somalia conference in 2012 and he authored two military operations, one of which is still running in Somalia.  He retired from the military in July 2012 as a Lieutenant Colonel, established Setima Consulting, and worked in a strategic communications role in Somalia.  He is currently involved in overseas defence education.



Jo Coelmont

Jo Coelmont

Jo Coelmont

Brigadier-General (Ret.) Jo Coelmont, former Military Representative of Belgium to the EU Military Committee, is a Senior Research Fellow at Egmont and a Senior Fellow of the Royal Higher Institute for Defence in Brussels.

Annabella Coldrick

Annabella Coldrick

Annabella Coldrick

Annabella Coldrick is head of public affairs at the UK consumer organisation Which?

Elizabeth Collett

Elizabeth Collett

Elizabeth Collett

Elizabeth Collett is the Founding Director of the Brussels-based think tank the Migration Policy Institute Europe. Her work focuses in particular on European migration and immigrant integration policy. She convenes MPI Europe’s working group on the future of the Common European Asylum System (EU Asylum: Towards 2020), bringing together senior policymakers from more than a dozen European countries to discuss future asylum policy reform.


Francesca Colli

Francesca Colli

Francesca Colli

Francesca Colli is a Research Fellow in the European Affairs programme at the Egmont Institute for International Relations and a substitute lecturer at the Leuven Institute for International and European Studies (LINES), KU Leuven. Originally from Australia, she holds a PhD in Social Sciences and an MA in European Studies from KU Leuven, and a BA in International Studies from Macquarie University, Sydney. She is a former visiting scholar at the Scuola Normale Superiore (SNS) in Florence.

Michael Collins

Michael Collins

Michael Collins

Michael Collins represents Europe’s private equity, venture capital and infrastructure sectors, as well as their investors, across the EU institutions. He joined the EVCA (as Invest Europe was named at that time) in 2013 from Citigroup, where he was Managing Director for European Government Affairs. Prior to Citigroup, Michael spent four years with the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office in Brussels, as Financial Counsellor at the UK Permanent Representation to the EU (UK Rep).

 

Tony Connelly

Tony Connelly

Tony Connelly

Tony Connelly is Europe Editor of RTE, Ireland’s national broadcaster. His book Don’t Mention the Wars: a Journey Through European Stereotypes is published by New Island Books and is available on Amazon.

Richard Corbett

Richard Corbett

Richard Corbett

Dr Richard Corbett CBE FRSA was a Member of the European Parliament from 1996 to 2020, except for 2009-2014 when he was a senior member of the cabinet of Herman Van Rompuy, the first full-time long-term President of the European Council. In the Parliament he was for ten years the spokesman on constitutional questions for the Socialist & Democrat Group and was the Parliament's rapporteur on the Constitutional and Lisbon treaties as well as on revising the parliament's own internal procedures.  He has written several books on European affairs and was a visiting Professor at the College of Europe.

Elisabetta Cornago

Elisabetta Cornago

Elisabetta Cornago

Elisabetta Cornago is a research fellow at the Centre for European Reform, focusing on EU energy and climate policy from an economics perspective. Before joining the CER, Elisabetta worked as environmental economist at the OECD, and as energy policy analyst at the International Energy Agency. 

John Cotter

John Cotter

John Cotter

Dr John Cotter is a lecturer in law at Keele University, United Kingdom. He specialises in EU institutional and procedural law. Prior to joining Keele University, he was a lecturer at the Department of International and European Law at Maastricht University, the Netherlands, and at Hasselt University, Belgium. He holds BCL (Law and German) and LLB degrees from University College Cork, Ireland, and a PhD in law from Trinity College Dublin, Ireland. He is qualified as a barrister in Ireland and in England & Wales, and practised at the Irish bar from 2007-2011.

 

 

Stefan Crets

Stefan Crets

Stefan Crets

Stefan Crets is the Executive Director of CSR Europe, the European platform for companies and stakeholders to exchange and cooperate to become European leaders in sustainable competitiveness and societal well-being.

Articles by Stefan Crets

Damon Culbert

Damon Culbert

Damon Culbert

Damon Culbert is a Content Writer and political commentator from the Immigration Advice Service, leading immigration lawyers in London and across the UK.

Nick Cunningham

Nick Cunningham

Nick Cunningham

Nicholas Cunningham is a policy analyst at the American Security Project focusing on climate change and next generation energy issues.  Before joining ASP, he worked for Global Policy Group, a Washington DC-based consulting company, working on energy and environmental policy and regulation.



Srdjan Cvijic

Srdjan Cvijic

Srdjan Cvijic

Srdjan Cvijic is a senior policy analyst on EU external relations at the  Open Society Foundations. He is responsible for advocacy in the field of rights, values, and international law in EU external policies, particularly in relation to the use of armed drones, as well as broader topics under the EU Strategic Framework for Human Rights and Democracy. Additionally, he undertakes analysis and EU advocacy concerning Central Asia, the Middle East and North Africa, Turkey, Southwest Asia, and the Western Balkans.

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Andy Davey

Andy Davey

Andy Davey

Andy Davey was born in London. His dark years as a research chemist remain obscure, but after a rebirth in 1993, he emerged into the sunlit world of cartoons. Since then he has had cartoons and caricatures published in various UK and European newspapers and magazines such as The Guardian, The Times, The Sun, The Independent, The Independent on Sunday, The Scotsman, Private Eye, Punch (in its death throes), The Spectator, Prospect, Squib, E! Sharp, and the New Statesman. He drew a weekly “profile” caricature for The Sunday Telegraph and has also worked on the satirical TV cartoon series 2DTV and covered political events for Channel 5 and Sky TV News. Davey’s specialities are editorial/political cartoons and caricatures, extracting humour from the blackest of world news scenarios. He was also forced, kicking and screaming to hold the chairmanship of the UK Professional Cartoonists’ Organisation from 2006-2012. - See more at: http://www.andydavey.com/

 

 





Articles by Andy Davey

Lynn Davies

Lynn Davies

Lynn Davies

Lynn M. Davies is a co-director at Requat Advisory Ltd., where she provides research services to RAND Europe, the University of Oxford, and the University of Birmingham in the fields of health communication, child and family welfare, and evidence-based behaviour change. In collaboration with RAND Europe, she is currently contributing to research activities for the European Platform for Investing in Children (EPIC).

Articles by Lynn Davies

Karel De Gucht

Karel De Gucht

Karel De Gucht

Karel De Gucht is the European Commissioner for Trade

Emmanuel de Guzman

Emmanuel de Guzman

Emmanuel de Guzman

Emmanuel M. de Guzman is the secretary and vice chairperson of the Philippine Climate Change Commission. He was previously a senior advisor on disaster risk reduction with the World Meteorological Organization, the United Nations' agency for weather, climate and water concerns. Before that, he was a consultant for the UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR) on mainstreaming disaster risk reduction and climate change adaptation in national policies and plans. He has provided technical advice to the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council on implementing the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction, an international blueprint for reducing disaster risk and building resilience. He had served as a senior regional expert on disaster risk management for the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Secretariat. He joined the Philippine Climate Change Commission in September 2015 and led the negotiations by the Philippines on the Paris Agreement at COP21.

Articles by Emmanuel de Guzman

Luis Pablo de la Horra

Luis Pablo de la Horra

Luis Pablo de la Horra

Luis Pablo de la Horra is currently a Ph.D. Candidate in Economics at the University of Valladolid. His research interests include macroeconomics, monetary theory, economic history, and finance. He has been published by several online media outlets, including the Foundation for Economic Education, The Intellectual Takeout and The American Conservative, among others. http://luispablodelahorra.com

 

Pieter de Pous

Pieter de Pous

Pieter de Pous

Pieter de Pous joined E3G’s Berlin Office as a Senior Policy Advisor in April 2018. As an expert in EU environmental policies, politics and strategies, he is now supporting E3G’s work on Just Transition in Germany and CEE Countries, Coal Diplomacy as well as developing’s E3G’s Strategy for the EU. Prior to joining E3G, after a short period at NABU, BirdLife’s partner in Germany, he worked at the European Environmental Bureau (EEB), Europe’s largest environmental umbrella organisation. Since 2010 he worked as the EEB's Policy Director in Brussels, providing strategic guidance and leadership to their policy work.

Jean De Ruyt

Jean De Ruyt

Jean De Ruyt

Jean De Ruyt is a senior career diplomat, latterly Ambassador of Belgium to the EU, UN and NATO. Known for his insightful and clear thinking of complex issues, Jean De Ruyt is currently a Senior Policy Advisor for Covington & Burling in Brussels and on the Board of McLarty Associates, Washington. He is also a visiting Professor at both Louvain University and the Natolin College of Europe.



Articles by Jean De Ruyt

Franziska Deeg

Franziska Deeg

Franziska Deeg

Franziska Deeg is from Germany and for her Master thesis, she is conducting a programme evaluation in Chiapas, Mexico, which will support an NGO in evidence-based action taking.

Damien Degeorges

Damien Degeorges

Damien Degeorges

Dr Damien Degeorges is a member of the Danish security study network CHINA-SEC, and a former guest lecturer in international politics at the University of Greenland.  He used to be a freelance foreign correspondent for the Greenlandic newspaper ‘AG/Grønlandsposten’. He is the author of The Role of Greenland in the Arctic.



Claudia Delpero

Claudia Delpero

Claudia Delpero

Claudia Delpero is the founder and editor of Europe Street News, an online magazine on citizens’ rights in the European Union and the UK. An Italian journalist based in London, Claudia has worked in media and public affairs across Europe, China and Africa. After starting as a journalist in Italy, Claudia worked as a press officer at the European Parliament and as head of communications at the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) in Brussels and Beijing. In addition to Europe Street News, she regularly writes for specialist publications on EU and international affairs.

Susi Dennison

Susi Dennison

Susi Dennison

Susi Dennison is a senior policy fellow at the European Council on Foreign Relations and director of ECFR’s European Power programme. In this role, she explores issues relating to strategy, cohesion, and politics to achieve a collective EU foreign and security policy. She led ECFR’s European Foreign Policy Scorecard project for five years and, since the beginning of 2019, she has overseen research for ECFR’s Unlock project. Her most recent publications include “Give the people what they want: popular demand for a strong EU foreign policy”, and “What Europeans really want: Five myths debunked”, with Ivan Krastev and Mark Leonard, ahead of the 2019 European Parliament election.

 

Sara Dethier

Sara Dethier

Sara Dethier

Sara Dethier is a Researcher in E3G's Brussels office where her work focuses on EU sustainable finance and clean economy policy. Sara works with the finance, industry and innovation communities in Brussels and across Europe to advocate for ambitious policy reforms towards a climate-neutral and resilient economy. Her areas of expertise include sustainable finance, the decarbonisation of energy-intensive industries, and climate-related research and innovation policy.

 

Axelle Devaux

Axelle Devaux

Axelle Devaux

A research leader at RAND Europe and deputy head of the Brussels office, Axelle Devaux is currently researching Truth Decay in Europe, as part of the RAND Truth Decay research agenda. Her research focuses on education policies with a particular interest in education technologies and how they can support vulnerable learners. Axelle has worked with EU institutions for more than 15 years and has managed the evaluation and implementation of several EU policies and programmes. Devaux holds a master's degree in European studies from the University of Lille.

Patrick Diamond

Patrick Diamond

Patrick Diamond

Patrick Diamond is co-chair of Policy Network and is lecturer in Public Policy at Queen Mary, University of London, Gwilym Gibbon fellow at Nuffield College, Oxford, and a visiting fellow in the Department of Politics at the University of Oxford. He is the former head of policy planning in 10 Downing Street and senior policy adviser to the prime minister. His recent publications include: His recent publications include: Can Labour Win? The Hard Road to Power (with Giles Radice, 2015); The Predistribution Agenda: Tackling Inequality and Supporting Sustainable Growth (with Claudia Chwalisz, 2015); Governing Britain: Power, Politics and the Prime Minister (2013);
After the Third Way (with Olaf Cramme, 2012); Beyond New Labour (with Roger Liddle, 2009); Social Justice in the Global Age (with Olaf Cramme, 2009); and Global Europe, Social Europe (with Anthony Giddens, 2006).
 


Articles by Patrick Diamond

Sebastian Diessner

Sebastian Diessner

Sebastian Diessner

Sebastian Diessner is a Max Weber Fellow at the European University Institute in Florence, Italy, and a Visiting Fellow at the London School of Economics and Political Science. His research focuses on the political economy of macroeconomic policy and is funded by a research grant from the Fritz Thyssen Foundation. He tweets @SebDiessner.

Emma Disley

Emma Disley

Emma Disley

Emma Disley is an associate research group director at RAND Europe, working primarily on research related to communities, safety and justice. Her research interests span a variety of topics relating to crime and criminal justice, including policing, international law enforcement cooperation, offender management and interventions, imprisonment, drug policy and serious and organised crime.

Articles by Emma Disley

Dante Disparte

Dante Disparte

Dante Disparte

Dante A. Disparte is the founder and CEO of Risk Cooperative, a D.C.-based risk and insurance advisory firm and a board member of the American Security Project, where he founded and chairs the Business Council. He is the co-author of Global Risk Agility and Decision Making (Macmillan, 2016) and is a regulator contributor to Harvard Business Review, Huffington Post, International Policy Digest, among others.

 

 

Hugo Dixon

Hugo Dixon

Hugo Dixon

Hugo Dixon is a journalist, entrepreneur and campaigner. He is chairman and editor-in-chief of InFacts and co-founder of CommonGround. He founded Breakingviews. He writes for The Guardian, The FT, Reuters and other publications. He is author of The In/Out Question: Why Britain should stay in the EU and fight to make it better.

Sandrine Dixson-Decleve

Sandrine Dixson-Decleve

Sandrine Dixson-Decleve

Sandrine Dixson-Declève is a senior associate at E3G. She is also currently the co-president of the Club of Rome, an organisation of individuals who share a common concern for the future of humanity and strive to make a difference.

 

 

Carl Dolan

Carl Dolan

Carl Dolan

Carl Dolan has worked at Transparency International EU since 2011 and became its director in 2013. He has previously worked in UK Research Councils, the European Commission and the European Foundation Centre. He holds degrees in economics and philosophy from University College Dublin (1991-97) and studied and taught political philosophy at the University of Bristol (1999-2002).

Rafiq Dossani

Rafiq Dossani

Rafiq Dossani

Rafiq Dossani is director of the RAND Center for Asia Pacific Policy, a senior economist at the RAND Corporation, and a professor at the Pardee RAND Graduate School. He works on education, finance, regional development, security, trade, and technology issues. Previously, Dossani was director of Stanford University's Center for South Asia and a senior research scholar at Stanford University's Institute for International Studies. He holds a Ph.D. in finance from Northwestern University, an M.B.A. from the Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta, and a B.A. in economics from St. Stephen's College, Delhi.

Eoin Drea

Eoin Drea

Eoin Drea

Dr. Eoin Drea is Senior Researcher at the centre-right Wilfried Martens Centre for European Studies think tank in Brussels. His work focusses on Anglo-Irish economic relations and on the future relationship between London and Brussels. He is a regular media commentator on Irish and British affairs whose opinions can be found in Politico, The Irish Times and The Guardian amongst others. He also writes a contrarian view of European affairs at eoindrea.com.

Andrew Duff

Andrew Duff

Andrew Duff

Andrew Duff was a Liberal MEP from 1999-2014. He served in the Convention on the Charter of Fundamental Rights and the Convention on the Future of Europe. He was President of the Union of European Federalists 2008-13. Before joining the European Parliament he was Director of the Federal Trust in London.  His latest publication is Pandora, Penelope, Polity: How to Change the European Union



Articles by Andrew Duff

Bobby Duffy

Bobby Duffy

Bobby Duffy

Bobby Duffy is Professor of Public Policy and Director of the Policy Institute at King's.  Prior to joining King's, Bobby was Managing Director of the Ipsos MORI Social Research Institute, which is a team of around 230 researchers in London, Manchester, Edinburgh and Brussels, and Global Director of the Ipsos Social Research Institute, across around 30 countries. Bobby also sits on several advisory boards for think tanks and universities, as well as the Campaign for Social Science.

His book, 'The Perils of Perception – why we’re wrong about nearly everything', was published by Atlantic books in September, drawing on a unique set of global studies on how people misperceive things like immigration levels, crime rates, obesity levels and many more key social realities.

 

Articles by Bobby Duffy

Manon Dufour

Manon Dufour

Manon Dufour

Manon Dufour is Head of E3G’s Brussels office, working on accelerating Europe’s low carbon transition. Her areas of focus range from political discussions on the future of Europe to energy infrastructure, energy market reform or the role of state aid in the low carbon transition. Prior to joining E3G, Manon worked for Bloomberg New Energy Finance in London and New York, where she helped conceive the company’s service offering on the global carbon and European power markets, and participated in their ongoing analysis.

 

Kerstin Duhme

Kerstin Duhme

Kerstin Duhme

Kerstin Duhme is Managing Director at FTI Consulting where she heads various programmes for clients in the energy and environment sectors, including the shale gas sector. Before that she was an election campaigner for the Greens and worked for German MEP Elisabeth Schroedter inside both the German Bundestag and European Parliament focusing on all facets of sustainable development.



Roch Dunin-Wasowicz

Roch Dunin-Wasowicz

Roch Dunin-Wasowicz

Dr Roch Dunin-Wąsowicz is a sociologist. He graduated from the New School for Social Research in New York City and the London School of Economics and Political Science. Currently, he lectures sociology at the UCL Social Research Institute and researches European civil society at LSE IDEAS. He is the author of numerous reports and articles on the social organization and civic identity of Polish migrants in the UK, on the social repercussions of Brexit, and on European democracy.

Tim Durrant

Tim Durrant

Tim Durrant

Tim Durrant joined the Institute for Government (IfG) in November 2017 as a senior researcher on the IfG’s Brexit programme. Prior to joining the Institute, he worked at HM Treasury on the Government’s Brexit strategy. During his time in the civil service Tim also worked on the UK’s relationships with EU member states, spending on energy and climate change policies, and the UK’s co-operation on international development with members of the Gulf Co-operation Council.

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Catherine  E de Vries

Catherine E de Vries

Catherine E de Vries


Catherine E. de Vries is Professor of Politics at Bocconi University in Milan and the cofounder of eupinions, a EU-wide regular survey on European public opinion. She has a strong commitment to and interest in unravelling some of the most important societal and political problems facing Europe today, such as Euroscepticism and the EU’s future, the rise of parties challenging the political mainstream and the electoral and political consequences of corruption and malfeasance. She has published extensively in academic journals and the popular press. Over the years, she has received widespread recognition for her work, such as the Emerging Scholar Award for contribution to the field of elections, public opinion and voting behaviour from the American Political Science Association in 2014 and election as a Young Global Leader of the World Economic Forum in 2013.

 

Elizabeth  E. de Vries

Elizabeth E. de Vries

Elizabeth E. de Vries

Catherine E. de Vries is a Westerdijk Chair and Professor of Political Behaviour in Europe at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam. She has a strong commitment to and interest in unravelling some of the most important societal and political problems facing Europe today, such as Euroscepticism and the EU’s future, the rise of parties challenging the political mainstream and the electoral and political consequences of corruption and malfeasance. She has published extensively in academic journals and the popular press. Over the years, she has received widespread recognition for her work, such as the Emerging Scholar Award for contribution to the field of elections, public opinion and voting behaviour from the American Political Science Association in 2014 and election as a Young Global Leader of the World Economic Forum in 2013.

Articles by Elizabeth E. de Vries

Guy Edwards

Guy Edwards

Guy Edwards

Guy Edwards is a Research Fellow at the Center for Environmental Studies and co-director of the Climate and Development Lab at Brown University.



Charlie Edwards

Charlie Edwards

Charlie Edwards

Charlie Edwards is a Senior Research Fellow and Director of National Security and Resilience Studies at the Royal United Services Institute. Prior to RUSI he was a Research Leader at the RAND Corporation focusing on Defence and Security where he conducted research and analysis on a broad range of subject areas including: the evaluation and implementation of counter-violent extremism programmes in Europe and Africa, UK cyber strategy, European emergency management, and the role of the internet in the process of radicalisation.  He has undertaken fieldwork in Iraq, Somalia, and the wider Horn of Africa region.



Jan Eichhorn

Jan Eichhorn

Jan Eichhorn

Dr Jan Eichhorn is a Chancellor’s Fellow in Social Policy at the University of Edinburgh. His research focuses on public attitudes on political events and political engagement of publics in democratic processes.

Uffe Elbæk

Uffe Elbæk

Uffe Elbæk

Uffe Elbæk is the Danish Minister of Culture

Niklas Elert

Niklas Elert

Niklas Elert

Niklas Elert has a Ph.D. in economics and is a Research Fellow at the Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN) in Stockholm, Sweden. He defended his Ph.D thesis Economic Dynamism: Essays on Firm Entry and Firm Growth in 2014 at Örebro University, Sweden. His research focuses on economic dynamism, the relationship between entrepreneurship and institutions, and the effects of entrepreneurship education and training efforts. His book The Challenge of the Human Ape (Timbro, 2014; in Swedish) deals with the relationship between economic growth an the environment. He is the coauthor of the book Institutional Reform for Innovation and Entrepreneurship: An Agenda for Europe (Springer, 2017). He has also worked as an editorial writer at the Swedish newspaper Expressen.

James Elles

James Elles

James Elles

James Elles was a British Conservative Member of the European Parliament from 1984 to 2014. He is the Co-founder of the European Internet Forum; the Founder and Chairman of the Transatlantic Policy Network; and the Honorary President of the European Strategy and Policy Analysis System.

Fadi Elsalameen

Fadi Elsalameen

Fadi Elsalameen

Fadi Elsalameen is an Adjunct Senior Fellow at the American Security Project and a Principal of YCF Group LLC, a private international investment firm. The firm owns and operates a variety of companies across the shipping, agriculture, telecommuncations, education and man power development sectors.



Michael Emerson

Michael Emerson

Michael Emerson

Michael Emerson is Associate Senior Research Fellow at the Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS), Brussels, since 1998. A graduate of Balliol College, Oxford, he first worked as an economist at OECD, Paris (1966-1973). He then moved to the European Commission (1973-1996), with positions including economic adviser to the President (Roy Jenkins), and EU ambassador to Moscow (1991-1996). He was then Senior Research Fellow at the London School of Economics (1996-1998). Numerous publications on EU economic and foreign policies.

 

 



Bill Emmott

Bill Emmott

Bill Emmott

Bill Emmott was editor-in-chief of The Economist in 1993-2006, since when he has been writing books on global affairs as well as columns for La Stampa, the Financial Times and Nikkei Business, and has collaborated with the Italian journalist Annalisa Piras on two documentaries, "Girlfriend in a Coma" (2013) and "The Great European Disaster Movie" (2015). They are co-founders of The Wake Up Foundation.

Articles by Bill Emmott

Charles Enoch

Charles Enoch

Charles Enoch

Charles Enoch is Deputy Director of the Monetary and Capital Markets Department, International Monetary Fund (IMF), Washington D.C., USA. He was the Mission Chief for the recent IMF European Union financial sector assessment program (FSAP). He led technical assistance and surveillance missions to major countries in Europe, Asia, and Africa, has published extensively in monetary and financial sector issues in IMF Working Papers and the IMF's Occasional Papers (monograph) series, and has edited several books, including Statistical Implications of Inflation Targeting, Building Strong Banks, and Financial Risks, Stability, and Globalization. He also held positions in the Bank of England (1976-87), and served as the IMF's UK Alternate Executive Director (1987-90).



Fredrik Erixon

Fredrik Erixon

Fredrik Erixon

Fredrik Erixon is the founding director of he European Centre for International Political Economy (ECIPE) and its Five Freedoms Project.  He is the author of several books and studies in the fields of international economics and trade policy.

 

Tom Evans

Tom Evans

Tom Evans

Tom Evans is a Researcher at E3G in London working in the Climate Diplomacy team. He is currently supporting E3G’s work on COP26 strategy and engagement.

Rupert Evenett

Rupert Evenett

Rupert Evenett

Dr Rupert Evenett is chief executive of Engaged Capital, a social investment broker and investor.  He is author, with Karl Richter, of “Making Good in Social Impact Investment” published in Autumn 2011 and is a non-executive director of The Social Investment Business, with many years experience of equity market investment and fundraising.



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Elvire Fabry

Elvire Fabry

Elvire Fabry

Dr Elvire Fabry is Senior Research Fellow at the Jacques Delors Institute. She is a member of the editorial board of the international forecasting journal Futuribles and of the policy advisory committee of the European Movement, France. Some of her most recent publications include:

Transition: The Hitchhicker’s guide to the Brexit Galaxy

Protection without protectionism

Trump Trade: more bark than bite

Claire Falconer

Claire Falconer

Claire Falconer

Claire Falconer joined the Freedom Fund in May 2019 as Senior Programme Officer for the Freedom Rising initiative, working to empower and connect anti-slavery leaders around the world. Claire has over ten years’ experience conducting research, advocacy and capacity building activities on slavery issues in South East Asia, Australia, the Middle East and Europe. Prior to joining the Freedom Fund, Claire was the Legal Director and co-founder of Focus on Labour Exploitation (FLEX), a London based NGO that advocates to prevent trafficking for labour exploitation.

Giovanni Faleg

Giovanni Faleg

Giovanni Faleg

Giovanni Faleg (PhD) is a Consultant at the World Bank Group in advisory services and learning. He is also Associate Researcher at the Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS), focusing on EU foreign and security policy. He has been rapporteur of the CEPS Task Force Report "More Union in European Defence" (2015): http://www.ceps.eu/book/more-union-european-defence.






Karl Falkenberg

Karl Falkenberg

Karl Falkenberg

Karl Falkenberg is a Senior Advisor at Shearwater and a former senior trade official in the European Commission.

Petros Fassoulas

Petros Fassoulas

Petros Fassoulas

Petros has been the Secretary General of the European Movement International since July 2015. Previously Petros was Chair of the European Movement UK. He also worked as ACCA’s Head of Public Affairs, Europe and as EU Affairs Adviser at the UK’s Financial Services Authority. Before that he was EU Affairs Adviser at the UK Parliament. Petros also spent 5 years in Brussels, working for the European Commission, the Committee of the Regions as well as in advocacy and lobbying.

 

 

 

Jonathan Faull

Jonathan Faull

Jonathan Faull

Sir Jonathan Faull is Chair, European Public Affairs, at the Brunswick Group. He was formerly Chief Spokesman and Director General Press and Communication, Justice and Home Affairs, Internal Market and Services, Financial Stability, Financial Services and Capital Markets Union, Task Force on Relations with the UK at the European Commission. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Richard Feasey

Richard Feasey

Richard Feasey

Richard Feasey is a Senior Adviser to the Centre on Regulation in Europe and the UK Payment Systems Regulator and a Member of the UK Competition and Markets Authority and the National Infrastructure Commission of Wales. He has been involved in regulation of the telecommunications sector in Europe since the 1990s, including over 10 years as  Policy Director for Vodafone plc.

Gabriel Felbermayr

Gabriel Felbermayr

Gabriel Felbermayr

Prof. Gabriel Felbermayr, Ifo Institute and LMU, Munich. Gabriel is an economics professor at the university of Munich and is director of Ifo’s Center for International Economics. His research and policy consulting focuses on the quantitative effects of trade policy, international migration, and climate policies.

 



Daniel Fiott

Daniel Fiott

Daniel Fiott

Daniel Fiott is an FWO Researcher at the Institute for European Studies - Vrije Universiteit Brussel and a Senior Editor of European Geostrategy. His research mainly focuses on Europe's defence industry. Previously, he was an Associate Analyst at the EU Institute for Security Studies



Lisa Fischer

Lisa Fischer

Lisa Fischer

Lisa Fischer works as a Senior Policy Advisor in E3G’s London office. Lisa’s work concentrates on EU energy, infrastructure and climate change policy. A key element to her work is increasing alignment between EU member states’ and EU policy with regards to the clean economy transition. https://www.e3g.org/

Hal Fish

Hal Fish

Hal Fish

Hal Fish is a content writer and correspondent for the UK's leading Immigration Advice Service.

Lisandra Flach

Lisandra Flach

Lisandra Flach

Lisandra Flach is the director of the Center for International Economics at the ifo Institute in Munich and Professor of Economics at the LMU Munich. Her main area of research is international economics, with a focus on empirical analysis of international trade flows and the international activity of firms. She leads policy consultancy projects for organisations including the German Ministry of Economics and Energy and the Chamber of Commerce, and is associate editor of International Economics (Elsevier Journal).

Stephen Flanagan

Stephen Flanagan

Stephen Flanagan

Stephen J. Flanagan is a senior political scientist at the RAND Corporation. He served in several senior positions in government, most recently as special assistant to the president and senior director for defense policy and strategy at the National Security Council (NSC) Staff from 2013 to 2015. He has published six books and more than 60 reports and journal articles on transatlantic, international security and defense issues, and is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations. He earned an A.B. in political science from Columbia University and a Ph.D. in international relations from the Fletcher School, Tufts University.

Lillian Flemons

Lillian Flemons

Lillian Flemons

Lillian Flemons is a research assistant at RAND Europe in the area of home affairs and social policy. She has a B.A. (Hons.) in modern and medieval languages from the University of Cambridge, with a focus on French, Spanish, Polish and Greek language, history and literature. Her M.Phil. in multi-disciplinary gender studies is also from the University of Cambridge, and her mixed methods dissertation focused on analysing the relationship between language policy and gender equality in Algeria.

Greg Ford

Greg Ford

Greg Ford

Greg Ford is head of communications for Finance Watch, a public interest advocacy group specialising in financial regulation. A former financial journalist, Greg previously worked at the Financial Times Group’s online service, dealReporter, and at PricewaterhouseCoopers in London.

Doru Frantescu

Doru Frantescu

Doru Frantescu

Doru Peter Frantescu is director of VoteWatch Europe, a small think tank he co-founded in 2009. An EU politics and digital communications expert, he authored numerous reports on decision-making dynamics in the EU institutions, being quoted by the media in over 35 countries.

Monica Frassoni

Monica Frassoni

Monica Frassoni

Monica Frassoni is an Italian politician and was a Member of the European Parliament from 1999 to 2009 and Co-President of the Green Group in the EP from 2002 and 2009. She took up the role of President of the European Alliance to Save Energy, a business organization dedicated to promoting energy efficiency across Europe, in late 2010. 

Monica Frassoni

Monica Frassoni

Monica Frassoni

Monica Frassoni is an Italian politician and was a Member of the European Parliament from 1999 to 2009 and Co-President of the Green Group from 2002 to 2009. She has been President of the European Alliance to Save Energy since 2010. and is currently serving also as Co-President of the European Green Party.



Paal Frisvold

Paal Frisvold

Paal Frisvold

Paal Frisvold is Partner and Managing Director of the Scandinavian Public Affairs company, Geelmuyden Kiese Brussels. Previously, Frisvold was chair of Bellona Europa, a Norwegian environment NGO and worked as secretary to the Standing Committee of the EFTA States at the EFTA Secretariat in Brussels. 

Articles by Paal Frisvold

Christopher Furlow

Christopher Furlow

Christopher Furlow

Christopher Furlow is president of the US cyber consultancy Ridge Global and is a member of US Chamber of Commerce Cyber Leadership Council.
 

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Liz Gallagher

Liz Gallagher

Liz Gallagher

Liz Gallagher is a Programme Leader at E3G.  Liz lead’s E3G’s Climate Diplomacy programme.  E3G’s Climate Diplomacy programme focuses on how to construct high leverage political interventions which can shape an ambitious outcome in 2015 and beyond. 

Anthony L Gardner

Anthony L Gardner

Anthony L Gardner

Anthony L. Gardner was sworn in as the U.S. Ambassador to the European Union on February 18, 2014. Prior to assuming his current position, Ambassador Gardner was Managing Director for six years at Palamon Capital Partners, a private equity firm based in London and before that served as an Executive Director in the leveraged finance departments of Bank of America and GE Capital and as a Director in the international acquisitions group of GE International. He served as Director for European Affairs on the National Security Council in 1994-95. During that period, he worked closely with the U.S. Mission to the European Union to launch the New Transatlantic Agenda.



Mikaela Gavas

Mikaela Gavas

Mikaela Gavas

Mikaela Gavas is an ODI Research Associate. She  has worked in the EU institutions – Commission and Parliament – as well as the UK’s Department for International Development.



Articles by Mikaela Gavas

Jonathan Gaventa

Jonathan Gaventa

Jonathan Gaventa

Jonathan Gaventa is a Director of E3G, leading its work on European energy policy. Current areas of focus include the politics of electricity and gas infrastructure, energy market reform, the governance of energy transitions and the EU Energy Union. He has contributed a number of major research projects including on offshore grids renewables in the North Seas region, European electricity highways and the European Climate Foundation’s Roadmap 2050 project. He also led E3G’s successful efforts to establish interconnection targets in the EU as part of the 2030 climate and energy framework.

Michael Geary

Michael Geary

Michael Geary

Dr Michael J. Geary is a Global Europe Fellow at the Wilson Center in Washington, D.C. and Assistant Professor of Modern Europe and the European Union at Maastricht University, The Netherlands.



Gustaaf Geeraerts

Gustaaf Geeraerts

Gustaaf Geeraerts

Gustaaf GEERAERTS, Ph.D. in Political Science, is currently Distinguished Professor at the School of International Relations and Public Administration (SIRPA), Fudan University, Shanghai. He is Emeritus Professor of Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB) and founding director of the late Brussels Institute of Contemporary China Studies (BICCS), which under his directorship developed into one of the major research institutes on contemporary China in Europe.

Tobias Gehrke

Tobias Gehrke

Tobias Gehrke

Tobias Gehrke is a Research Fellow in the Europe in the World programme at the Egmont – Royal Institute for International Relations in Brussels. He works on geoeconomics, the trade-security-nexus, economic statecraft, and EU triangular relations with China and the United States.

Daniel Gehrt

Daniel Gehrt

Daniel Gehrt

Daniel Gehrt is a research leader at RAND Europe focusing on innovation, health and science. His research interests are broad, but he has a specific interest in the analysis of policies and dynamics related to eco-innovation. Daniel holds degrees in European studies (B.A. Honours, Trinity College Dublin) and international relations (M.A., King’s College London). Furthermore, he holds a Certificat d’Études Politiques à Titre Étranger from Sciences Po Bordeaux and has done extensive postgraduate coursework on evaluation of public policies at the Manchester Institute of Innovation Research and Université Catholique de Louvain.

Quentin Genard

Quentin Genard

Quentin Genard

Quentin Genard leads E3G's work on the EU Climate Law and politics. Since joining E3G in 2014, he has worked on adaptation to climate change and the role of cities and regions in the fight against climate change before focusing on the governance of European energy and climate policies. Prior to joining E3G, Quentin was policy advisor for European and International affairs to a Belgian Energy minister. He focused on the launch of the 2014 - 2020 EU structural funds program, EU energy issues, the revision of the trade regime for sensitive goods, public procurements and institutional reforms.

 

 

Petar  Georgiev

Petar Georgiev

Petar Georgiev

Petar Georgiev is a research assistant at Transport&Environment, currently working in the areas of clean vehicles, electro-mobility, freight and climate. He was previously a trainee at the Unit for Energy Strategies and Policies for Sustainable Energy Development at the Bulgarian Ministry of Energy with a focus on renewable energy sources.

Gabrielle Ginér

Gabrielle Ginér

Gabrielle Ginér

Gabrielle Ginér joined BT in 1997 and in May 2009 joined the corporate responsibility team where she is now responsible for developing and managing various programmes on environmental sustainability. Gabrielle led the BT team that developed a pioneering methodology to estimate the carbon footprint of the communications services that BT is providing to the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. 

 



Alessandro Giovannini

Alessandro Giovannini

Alessandro Giovannini

Alessandro Giovannini has been Associate Research Assistant at the Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS) since April 2011, where he works in the Economic Policy Unit. He holds a BSc in European Economics (2010) from Roma Tor Vergata University and he is currently enrolled in the Double Degree Programme in “International Economic Policy” of Sciences Po and the London School of Economics



Andrea Giuricin

Andrea Giuricin

Andrea Giuricin

Andrea Giuricin is adjunct professor in Public Finance and Mobility Management at University Milano Bicocca. He is also a Fellow at the Italian liberal think tank Istituto Bruno Leoni. He has given lectures at the University of Northampton, UK and IBMEC University in Belo Horizonte, Brazil. He is a regular commentator for several newspapers and TV on Transport and Telecom/Media.



Maeve Glavey

Maeve Glavey

Maeve Glavey

Maeve Glavey is a Researcher at Policy Network. She coordinates a comparative research project on migration, supported by the Barrow Cadbury Fund, exploring the reaction of mainstream political parties, governments in Western Europe and populist movements to current migration trends. Prior to joining Policy Network Maeve worked on a range of migration and human rights issues in the US, Europe and Africa.
  

 

Articles by Maeve Glavey

Alex Glennie

Alex Glennie

Alex Glennie

Alex Glennie is a Senior Research Fellow at the Institute for Public Policy Research, where her work focuses on migration, integration and the politics of European reform.  Alex rejoined IPPR in August 2013, following a year as Programme Manager at the Institute for Strategic Dialogue. At ISD she was responsible for leading a number of projects across the areas of security, integration and diversity, including management of the European Policy Planners’ Network on Countering Polarisation and Radicalisation. Prior to this Alex was a research fellow at IPPR, where she worked across a range of international issues between 2006 and 2012.



Katharina Gnath

Katharina Gnath

Katharina Gnath

Katharina Gnath is Senior Project Manager at the Bertelsmann Stiftung in Germany. She focuses on European and international economic governance and is currently conducting research on the governance of the euro zone and the political economy of economic reforms in Europe. Katharina Gnath holds a PhD from the Free University and the Hertie School of Governance in Berlin. She studied Philosophy, Politics and Economics at the University of Oxford and European Politics and Governance at the London School of Economics.

Madeleine Goerg

Madeleine Goerg

Madeleine Goerg

Madeleine Goerg is a programme officer for GMF’s Wider Atlantic Program where she contributes to research and programming on North-South and South-South relations. She leads GMF’s work on West and Southern Africa as well as the Emerging Leaders component of the Atlantic Dialogues. Her research focuses on development cooperation, South-South relations, African regional integration, and emerging powers in Africa.

 



Gabriel Goodliffe

Gabriel Goodliffe

Gabriel Goodliffe

Gabriel Goodliffe teaches International Relations and International Political Economy at the Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México in Mexico City. A student of French and European politics, he is the author of the Resurgence of the Radical Right in France: From Boulangisme to the Front National (Cambridge University Press, 2012) and co-editor (with Riccardo Brizzi) of France after 2012 (Berghahn Books, 2015.) He is currently at work on a book which explores the political ramifications of the European debt crisis in France and Germany.

Articles by Gabriel Goodliffe

Matthew Goodwin

Matthew Goodwin

Matthew Goodwin

Matthew J. Goodwin is an academic, writer and speaker known mainly for his work on British and European politics, extremism, immigration and Euroscepticism. He is currently Professor of Politics at Rutherford College, University of Kent, and Senior Visiting Fellow at the Royal Institute of International Affairs, Chatham House.

Articles by Matthew Goodwin

Agata Gostyńska-Jakubowska

Agata Gostyńska-Jakubowska

Agata Gostyńska-Jakubowska

Agata Gostyńska-Jakubowska is a senior research fellow at the Centre for European Reform. Agata works on the EU institutional architecture, EU decision making process, differentiated integration, on Polish European policy and the UK's relationship with the EU. She has participated in numerous collaborative projects funded by i.a. International Visegrad Fund, the European Commission, as well as by Norway grants. Agata is also a core member of the Reshaping European Democracy project – an initiative of Carnegie’s Democracy and Rule of Law Program and Carnegie Europe. Before joining the CER, Agata worked as a senior research fellow at the Polish Institute of International Affairs in Warsaw where she dealt with EU institutional affairs

Monique Goyens

Monique Goyens

Monique Goyens

As Director General of BEUC, Monique Goyens represents 40 independent national consumer associations in 31 European countries, acting as a strong consumer voice in Brussels, ensuring that consumer’ interests are given weight in the development of policies and raising the visibility and effectiveness of the consumer movement through lobbying EU institutions and media contacts. She sits on the Advisory Group of the European Commission on the Transatlantic Trade & Investment Partnership (TTIP). Monique is currently EU co-chair of the Transatlantic Consumer Dialogue (TACD) a network of EU and US consumer organisations (www.tacd.org), and Chair of Finance-Watch (www.finance-watch.org), a public interest association dedicated to making finance work for the good of society. She also represents BEUC at Consumers International, the international consumer organisation (www.consumersinternational.org).

 

 



Jonathan Grant

Jonathan Grant

Jonathan Grant

Jonathan Grant is the Vice President & Vice Principal (Service) at King’s College London and Professor of Public Policy. Service has been identified as one of five strategic priorities in King’s Strategic Vision 2029, alongside Education, Research, London and International. Jonathan’s main research interests are in biomedical and health R&D policy, research impact assessment and the use of research and evidence in policy and decision making. Jonathan was previously Director of the Director of the Policy Institute at King’s, President of RAND Europe and Head of Policy at the Wellcome Trust.

John Grant

John Grant

John Grant

Sir John Grant is Executive Vice President of BG Group, a UK-based world leader in natural gas with experience throughout the entire gas chain. He joined BG Group in September 2009, having been president of BHP Billiton Europe since 2007. Before then, he was a member of the UK’s Diplomatic Service, holding posts in Stockholm, Moscow and Brussels, where he was the UK’s Permanent Representative to the European Union from 2003 to 2007.



Brigid Grauman

Brigid Grauman

Brigid Grauman

Brussels-based writer Brigid Grauman edited an English-language newsweekly magazine for 17 years (the Brussels-based The Bulletin) and Sabena’s inflight magazine. She has written regularly for the Wall Street Journal, the Financial Times, and websites including Bloomberg and Global News, reporting on subjects as diverse as the Roma, cyber-security, social policy and urban projects, as well as films, architecture, books and the visual arts. After her historical memoir set in the Austro-Hungarian Empire, Uncle Otto’s Puppet Theatre, she is concentrating on a book about the Belgian Congo.

 

Sally Greengross

Sally Greengross

Sally Greengross

Baroness Sally Greengross OBE is President / Chief Executive of the International Longevity Centre – UK. She has been a crossbench (independent) member of the House of Lords since 2000 and co-chairs five All-Party Parliamentary Groups: Dementia, Corporate Social Responsibility, Intergenerational Futures, Continence Care and Ageing and Older People. She was Director General of Age Concern England from 1987 until 2000.



Articles by Sally Greengross

Justin Greenwood

Justin Greenwood

Justin Greenwood

Justin Greenwood is a Visiting Professor at the College of Europe, where he teaches courses on 'Interest Representation in the EU' and 'Business Politics in the EU'.  The 5th edition of his book 'Interest Representation in the EU' will be published by Palgrave Macmillan in 2021. He is a Senior Adviser at Dober Associates. He was an Expert Evaluator for the EU Horizon 2020 research programme, and has undertaken training for the European Commission and the International Labour Organisation. He is currently undertaking a strategic survey of external stakeholders for a major EU business association, and will chair a major practitioner/academic webinar  in November 2020 on the reform of the Transparency Register.

Hugo Grondel

Hugo Grondel

Hugo Grondel

Hugo Grondel researches ‘American Competitiveness’ for the American Security Project, a Washington D.C. based think tank. Previously, he worked for the Economic Department of the Royal Netherlands Embassy in Washington D.C., focusing on TTIP and trade policy issues.

 



Nick Grono

Nick Grono

Nick Grono

Nick Grono is CEO of Walk Free, an organisation dedicated to ending modern slavery. Prior to taking that position he was Deputy President and COO of the International Crisis Group; and before that Chief of Staff to the Australian Attorney-General. He has been widely published in the Guardian, International Herald Tribune, Foreign Policy and elsewhere. 



Claus  Grube

Claus Grube

Claus Grube

Claus Grube is a senior adviser at Flint Global. A former Danish diplomat he has served as Permanent Representative to the EU, Under-Secretary for European Affairs, Permanent-Secretary of Foreign Affairs and Ambassador to the UK. 

Simona Guagliardo

Simona Guagliardo

Simona Guagliardo

Simona Guagliardo is a Policy Analyst at the European Policy Centre (EPC) within the Social Europe and Well-Being programme. Her work focuses on EU social and health policies and how EU action in these areas can contribute to improving citizens’ well-being. She researches health system transformation, the digitalisation of health and care, and the economy of well-being. Before joining the EPC, she worked as a health management consultant in a private hospital in Italy, focusing on cost-effective healthcare service delivery.

Enrique Guerrero

Enrique Guerrero

Enrique Guerrero

Enrique Guerrero was elected a Member of the European Parliament for Spain in 2009 and he became vice-president of the Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats Group in January 2012, after being Secretary-General of the Spanish Socialist Delegation. He is a member of the European Parliament’s Committee on Development and he is also the Standing Rapporteur for Humanitarian Aid. Enrique is also a substitute member in the Committee on Constitutional Affairs and Committee on Human Rights. Among other positions, he became Secretary-General for relations with the Parliament (1993-1996) and Deputy Director of the Prime Minister's Office (2004-2008).

Articles by Enrique Guerrero

Oscar Guinea

Oscar Guinea

Oscar Guinea

Oscar Guinea is a Senior Economist at ECIPE. Previously, he worked as an Economic Adviser at the Scottish Government in the Office of the Chief Economic Adviser, and as a national expert in the field of energy for the European Commission.

Peter Gumbel

Peter Gumbel

Peter Gumbel

Peter Gumbel is a Paris-based author and journalist. His book Citizens of Everywhere is published November 2020 by Haus Publishing.

 

Tamira Gunzburg

Tamira Gunzburg

Tamira Gunzburg

Tamira Gunzburg is the Director of ONE's Brussels Office. She has been with the ONE Campaign since 2011, and works on a range of policy issues including transparency and accountability, development assistance, agriculture, and health. Before joining ONE, Tamira worked as an advocacy officer for a Belgian development NGO, on natural resource management in Central Africa.

 

Kathrin Gutmann

Kathrin Gutmann

Kathrin Gutmann

Kathrin Gutmann is Coal Policy Coordinator at Climate Action Network Europe, the coalition of NGOs working on climate and energy issues.

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Jörg Haas

Jörg Haas

Jörg Haas

Jörg Haas is a research fellow at the Jacques Delors Institut – Berlin. His work focuses on the EU budget and economic imbalances in the EU, with a special emphasis on the crisis management capabilities of Europe’s Economic and Monetary Union. Prior to his current position, he analysed political risk for an international wind power developer and worked for the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR) in Geneva.

Amelia Hadfield

Amelia Hadfield

Amelia Hadfield


Amelia Hadfield joined the University of Surrey in January 2019 as Head of the Department of Politics, and Chair in European and International Affairs. Previously she worked as Director of the Centre for European Studies (CEFEUS), a Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence at Canterbury Christ Church Uni (2013-2018), after positions in Brussels at the Vrije Universiteit Brussels and the Institute for European Studies, where she directed the Euromaster degree, as well as the Educational Development (EDU). Her various blogs on a range of British and European topics are googleable; more recent ones available on the SurreyBlog page: https://blogs.surrey.ac.uk/politics/ and on The Conversation.

Marco Hafner

Marco Hafner

Marco Hafner

Marco Hafner is an Economist at RAND Europe. Marco has particular expertise in Econometrics and since joining RAND he has been working on a range of studies in Employment and Social Policy. Before joining RAND he held research economist positions at the UCL Centre for Research and Analysis of Migration (CReAM) and the Institute for Employment Research (IAB) Nuremberg, the research think tank of the German Federal Agency of Labour.

 

 



Sara Hagemann

Sara Hagemann

Sara Hagemann

Dr Sara Hagemann is Assistant Professor in European Politics, London School of Economics and Political Science. She specialises in questions of transparency and accountability in political systems, policy processes and representation in the European Union, and the link between the EU and national political systems. Follow Sara on Twitter at: @sarahagemann.

Articles by Sara Hagemann

Chris Halburd

Chris Halburd

Chris Halburd

Christopher Halburd is a Solicitor and Company Director. He is a member of the advisory board of B Lab Europe and the advisory group of The Purpose of the Corporation Project. He is a former Visiting Lecturer in Corporate Governance at the Brussels School of International Studies and sometimes subject facilitator on the La Trobe University MBA programme. He is the author of the chapter “The Need for a New Paradigm for Corporate Governance” in the book “Transforming Governance: New Values, New Systems in the New Business Environment”.

Articles by Chris Halburd

Tom Hale

Tom Hale

Tom Hale

Thomas Hale is a postdoctoral research fellow at the Blavatnik School of Government, Oxford University. His research explores how we can manage transnational problems effectively and fairly. He holds a PhD in Politics from Princeton University.

 



Jacqueline Hale

Jacqueline Hale

Jacqueline Hale

Jacqueline Hale is Head of EU Advocacy for Save the Children, leading a team working on protecting children in conflict, child survival and child rights. Prior to joining Save the Children Jacqui worked as an analyst on human rights advocacy and civil society development. She is involved in initiatives to promote women’s leadership and empowerment and has also been active in UK politics. Jacqui is a graduate of Cambridge University where she studied languages and holds an MA with distinction in international relations from Sussex University.

Sarah Hall

Sarah Hall

Sarah Hall

Sarah Hall is a Senior Fellow at UK in a Changing Europe and a Professor of Economic Geography at the University of Nottingham. Her research currently focuses on the impacts of Brexit on the financial services sector and has been featured in The New York Times, The Daily Telegraph and on BBC news amongst others. She is the author of Global Finance (Sage 2017) and an editor of the journal Geoforum.

Paul Hamill

Paul Hamill

Paul Hamill

Paul Hamill is a leading political & national security policy and communications strategist and an Adjunct Senior Fellow at the non-partisan American Security Project. He is also the Principal at Logan International Relations a bespoke public policy and public affairs organization based in Washington DC.

David Hannay

David Hannay

David Hannay

David Hannay, Lord Hannay of Chiswick, was Permanent Representative to the European Communities from 1985 to 1990 and Permanent Representative to the United Nations from 1990 to 1995.

Articles by David Hannay

Emma Harte

Emma Harte

Emma Harte

Emma Harte is an associate analyst at RAND Europe. She has been involved in a number of studies focused on higher education, migration and innovation since joining RAND Europe. Harte holds a M.Sc. in comparative European politics with a focus on EU policy-making and pre-election pledges. 

 

Katy Hayward

Katy Hayward

Katy Hayward

Dr Katy Hayward is a Senior Fellow in ‘The UK in a Changing Europe’ [www.ukandeu.ac.uk], leading a project on the future of Northern Ireland after Brexit, and Professor of Sociology at Queen’s University Belfast.

Joop Hazenberg

Joop Hazenberg

Joop Hazenberg

Joop Hazenberg is a freelance EU correspondent and through www.euwatcher.eu keeps a close eye on European developments. He is also the founder of The Next Generation for Europe (NGE), a new think-tank in Brussels aiming to connect young Europeans with the EU institutions. NGE will use tools like crowdsourcing, co-creation and datamining to formulate a strategic agenda on the future of Europe – from the perspective of the ‘network generation’.



John Healey

John Healey

John Healey

John Healey is a Labour Party politician and Member of Parliament for Wentworth and Dearne since 1997. He held the position of Campaigns Director for the TUC from 1994-1997and then a number of cabinet positions such as Financial Secretary to the Treasury, Shadow Health Secretary and Shadow Minister for Housing and Planning.

 



Friedrich Heinemann

Friedrich Heinemann

Friedrich Heinemann

Friedrich Heinemann is head of the public finance department at the
Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW) in Mannheim as well as
professor of economics at the University of Heidelberg. His research
interests are empirical public finance with a special focus on issues of
European integration and taxation.

David Held

David Held

David Held

 

David Held is Master of University College, Durham and Professor of Politics and International Relations at Durham University. He is also a Director of Polity Press, and General Editor of Global Policy.



David Henig

David Henig

David Henig

David Henig joined the think-tank ECIPE (European Centre for International Political Economy) in April 2018 as Director of the UK Trade Policy Project. Before joining ECIPE David worked on trade and investment issues for the UK Government for a number of years. He was heavily engaged on TTIP for the duration of negotiations, working with both sets of negotiators particularly on regulatory coherence, and discussing issues with governments and stakeholders across the EU. After the UK referendum vote he helped establish the new Department for International Trade, and co-founded the UK Trade Forum, bringing together UK trade policy experts. He previously worked on investment policy, the OECD and international rules based system, China, and regulatory simplification.

Matt Henn

Matt Henn

Matt Henn

Professor Matt Henn is based within the School of Social Sciences at Nottingham Trent University, where he is the Research Coordinator for Politics and International Studies, and academic coordinator for the School’s doctoral programme. He has gained significant experience of researching for over 15 years in the area of youth studies, focussing in particular on young people's engagement with the political process, and considering such wider issues as generational social and political inequalities. He teaches in the areas of citizenship and political participation.

Magnus Henrekson

Magnus Henrekson

Magnus Henrekson

Magnus Henrekson is a professor and president of the Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN) in Stockholm, Sweden. Until 2009, he held the Jacob Wallenberg Research Chair in the Department of Economics at the Stockholm School of Economics. He received his Ph.D. in 1990 from Gothenburg University with his dissertation An Economic Analysis of Swedish Government Expenditure. He has published extensively in scientific journals and contributed several research surveys to Handbooks in the entrepreneurship field.

Heiko Hesse

Heiko Hesse

Heiko Hesse

Heiko Hesse is an Economist in the Monetary and Capital Markets Department at the IMF where he works on financial crisis issues and most recently on the European Union financial sector assessment and recently on the Turkish financial sector. He also covers the banking sector in the Romania program. Previous IMF assignments include a number of Middle East countries as well as the Global Financial Stability Report. Prior to the IMF, he worked for the World Bank on the Commission on Growth and Development and also for McKinsey, NERA Economic Consulting as well as PwC. He holds a PhD in Economics from the University of Oxford and was a Visiting Scholar at Yale University during 2005-2006.



Holger Hestermeyer

Holger Hestermeyer

Holger Hestermeyer

Dr. Holger Hestermeyer is a Professor of International and EU Law at King's College London. He has served as specialist adviser to the House of Lords EU Select Commitee and the House of Lords EU External Affairs Sub-Committee and is a former Co-Executive Vice President of the Society of International Economic Law. Before joining King's College London he was a Référendaire at the Court of Justice of the EU. 

Annette Heuser

Annette Heuser

Annette Heuser

Annette Heuser established the Washington DC office of the Bertelsmann Foundation, a private, non-partisan operational foundation that promotes and strengthens trans-Atlantic cooperation, in 2008, and has led it since. She established the Foundation’s Brussels office and served as its executive director from 2000 to 2006. From 1995 to 2000, she was Director Europe/USA at the Bertelsmann Stiftung in Gütersloh, Germany. In this function, she managed European and trans-Atlantic projects, and developed European networking activities.

In the corporate sector, she served as vice president of international relations from 2006-2008 at Bertelsmann AG, Europe’s largest media company. She was editor of the Jahrbuch der Europäischen Integration, an annual publication that covers the year’s institutional and political developments in European integration.

 



Kirstie Hewlett

Kirstie Hewlett

Kirstie Hewlett

Dr Kirstie Hewlett is a Research Associate at the Policy Institute, King’s College London. She works across a wide range of social policy areas, with interests in inequalities, social division and equality of opportunity, and the role of values, emotion and identity in policy making and trustworthy governance

John Higgins

John Higgins

John Higgins

John Higgins was appointed Director General of DIGITALEUROPE, the association for the digital technology industry in Europe, in November 2011 following nine years leading its UK member association, Intellect. In 1995 he was appointed CEO of the Rocket Networks, a California based dot.com that provided the world’s first online recording studios. He returned to the UK in 1998 and became Director General of the Computing Services and Software Association, one of Intellect’s predecessors. 



Michael  Hindley

Michael Hindley

Michael Hindley

Michael Hindley was a Labour Member of the European Parliament from 1984 to 1999 where he was Vice-President of the Trade Committee. Since 1999 he acted as a consultant on Europe’s External Relations for the EU Commission and the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe. From 2008 to 2020 he acted as trade policy adviser to the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC). He has been an Associate Professor at Georgetown University, Washington DC on Globalisation and lectures widely on International Affairs, most recently at Mangalore and Manipal Universities, India and by “zoom” with Gottingen University, Germany and York University, Toronto. He tweets @HindleyLancs mhindley1947@gmail.com.

 

 

Simon Hix

Simon Hix

Simon Hix

Simon Hix is the Pro-Director (Research) and the Harold Laski Professor of Political Science at the London School of Economics and Political Science. He is also Chairman of VoteWatch Europe.

Articles by Simon Hix

Andrew Hobbs

Andrew Hobbs

Andrew Hobbs

Andrew leads EY's Public Policy team for EMEIA whose role is to help protect EY's reputation and licence to operate while at the same time enabling their client teams. He focuses on public policy and practice in talent, technology, corporate governance and reporting. @AndrewHobbsEY https://www.linkedin.com/in/andrewhobbsey/?ppe=1

Articles by Andrew Hobbs

James Hoefnagels

James Hoefnagels

James Hoefnagels

James Hoefnagels is from Canada. During his master programme he is specialising in International Affairs and International Political Economy. He will be writing his thesis on improving foresight implementation in the public sector.

Corinna Hoerst

Corinna Hoerst

Corinna Hoerst

Dr. Corinna Hoerst is Deputy Director at the German Marshall Fund of the United States (GMF) and President of the Women in International Security, Brussels chapter (WIIS).

Articles by Corinna Hoerst

Isabell Hoffmann

Isabell Hoffmann

Isabell Hoffmann

Isabell Hoffmann founded eupinions in 2015 as a project of Bertelsmann Stiftung in cooperation with Catherine E. de Vries of Essex University and Nico Jaspers of Dalia Research. As an expert researcher on democracy and legitimacy in the European Union, she has managed research projects on the role of national parliaments in the EU as well as the origins and impact of populism, nationalism and authoritarianism in Europe. Isabell studied political science and economics at the Institut d’études politiques de Paris (Sciences Po). Before joining Bertelsmann Stiftung in 2008, she worked as a political editor for the German weekly newspaper Die Zeit.

Pär Holmberg

Pär Holmberg

Pär Holmberg

Pär Holmberg is Associate Professor in Economics and has a Ph.D. in Electric Power Engineering. He is a Senior Research Fellow of IFN and an associate of Energy Policy Research Group (EPRG), University of Cambridge, and Program on Energy and Sustainable Development (PESD), Stanford University. Pär Holmberg’s research focuses on electricity markets, especially strategic bidding behaviour in electricity auctions, including arbitrage strategies.

Ingrid Holmes

Ingrid Holmes

Ingrid Holmes

Ingrid Holmes has led E3G’s programme of work on Low Carbon Finance since January 2010 and is interested in the interface between policy, finance and economics. She led E3G’s highly successful work on the making the case for, and advising on the design and set up, of the UK’s Green Investment Bank. Ingrid’s current work involves leveraging this knowledge into new venues of debate in Europe. This includes making the case for reform of the European Investment Bank and making the case for energy efficiency to form part of a European growth pact.



Stijn Hoorens

Stijn Hoorens

Stijn Hoorens

Stijn Hoorens is associate director of RAND Europe, the head of RAND's Brussels Office and faculty member at the Pardee RAND Graduate School.

David Howarth

David Howarth

David Howarth

David Howarth is Professor of Law and Public Policy at the University of Cambridge and a Fellow of Clare College, Cambridge. He served as a member of the UK House of Commons from 2005-10, speaking for the Liberal Democrats on justice issues.

Shann Hulme

Shann Hulme

Shann Hulme

Shann Hulme is a research leader at RAND Europe whose research interests include drug policy, illicit markets, pharmaceutical diversion and non-medical use, family and domestic violence, and crime prevention. Before working at RAND Europe, she worked in several research and evaluation roles with the Australian government at a federal and state level. She holds a Ph.D. in criminology and public health from the National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre at the University of New South Wales and a first class Honours degree in criminology and criminal justice, also from the University of New South Wales. 

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Adela Iacobov

Adela Iacobov

Adela Iacobov

Adela Iacobov is a researcher on the Brexit team at the Institute for Government. She has a BA in Politics, Philosophy and Economics from the University of York, and a MA in European Studies from King’s College London. Adela worked as a research assistant at King’s College London and was an intern at the European Commission’s London Representation (2017) and the Romanian Embassy in London (2016).

 

Damien Ientile

Damien Ientile

Damien Ientile

Damien Ientile is a Director in the French Equity Capital Markets team of Société Générale, based in Paris. He has been involved in many transactions including initial public offerings and equity-linked issuances. Before joining Societe Generale, he was a civil servant at the French Ministry for Economy and Finance. Damien is an alumnus of the French Ecole Nationale d’Administration (ENA) and Ecole Normale Supérieure (ENS) and he obtained masters degrees in Economics and Public Affairs from the Paris School of Economics and Sciences Po Paris. In his articles, he only expresses his personal opinions.



Oliver  Ilott

Oliver Ilott

Oliver Ilott

Oliver Ilott is a senior researcher at the Institute for Government.

Luukas Ilves

Luukas Ilves

Luukas Ilves


Luukas Ilves is deputy director and senior fellow at the Lisbon Council, a think-tank based in Brussels. He has previously worked as a diplomat and a civil servant for the Estonian government.

Articles by Luukas Ilves

Nick Inman

Nick Inman

Nick Inman

Nick Inman is a British writer, journalist and photographer who lives and works in southwest France. He is the author of many travel guides to France and Spain, but also of Politipedia (2007), a sideways look at British politics. He has also written about the impact of a Brexit on British expats living in the EU for The Connexion (www.connexionfrance.com). His most recent book is A Guide to Mystical France: Secrets, Mysteries, Sacred Sites 

Shada Islam

Shada Islam

Shada Islam

Shada Islam is responsible for policy oversight of Friends of Europe’s initiatives, activities and publications. She has special responsibility for issues related to the Future of Europe, Migration, the Asia Programme and the Development Policy Forum. Shada is Visiting Professor at the College of Europe (Natolin) where she teaches Asia-Europe relations and has been selected as a fellow by the Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB). She has been named as one of twenty most influential women in Brussels by Politico.

Articles by Shada Islam

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Gulnaza Janibekova

Gulnaza Janibekova

Gulnaza Janibekova

Gulnaza Janibekova comes from Turkmenistan. She is currently pursuing her Master of Public Policy with a specialisation in Political Economy. She previously studied Political Science and Human Rights. Having worked with the Global Public Policy Institute in Berlin and at the US Embassy in Turkmenistan.

Articles by Gulnaza Janibekova

Barbara Janta

Barbara Janta

Barbara Janta

Barbara Janta is a senior analyst at RAND Europe. She has been involved in a number of studies for the European Commission and other European organisations on employment, migration, childcare and family policies. Janta is currently completing a doctoral study at the University of Warwick Institute for Employment Research.

Ajit Jaokar

Ajit Jaokar

Ajit Jaokar

Ajit Jaokar ‘s work is based on identifying and researching cross-domain technology trends  in Telecoms, Mobile and the Internet. Spanning academia and industry – his current research interests is include Policy research, Big Data, Telecoms, Smart Cities, Big Data Analytics and IOT. Ajit conducts a course at Oxford University on Big Data and Telecoms and also teaches at City Sciences(Technical University of Madrid) on Big Data Algorithms for future Cities / Internet of Things. In 2009, Ajit was nominated to the World Economic Forum’s ‘Future of the Internet’ council. In 2011, he was nominated to the World Smart Capital program (Amsterdam). Ajit moderates/chairs Oxford University’s Next generation mobile applications panel and has also been an advisor to the European Internet Foundation on Technology and Policy issues since 2009 and is the co-author of ‘The Digital World in 2030′. 



Nadege Jassaud

Nadege Jassaud

Nadege Jassaud

 

Nadege Jassaud is an Economist in the Monetary and Capital Markets Department (Financial Crisis Division) at the International Monetary Fund (IMF). She was recently involved in the bank restructuring of the Greek program, as part of the Troika in 2011-2012. She has also co-authored an IMF Staff Discussion Note on bail-in and contributed to an IMF board paper on macroprudential policies. Prior to the IMF, she was Deputy Head of the Financial Stability Division at Bank of France. Nadege obtained her master in political finance from Sciences Politics, and in Financial markets from Louvain La Neuve. She is a lecturer at the University Paris Dauphine.



Tom Jess

Tom Jess

Tom Jess

Tom Jess is a policy advisor at E3G working on the sustainable finance programme with a focus on energy efficiency and the Capital Markets Union initiative. His research concentrates on how public and private finance sectors can work to accelerate the transition to a low-carbon economy in Europe.

Tim Johnson

Tim Johnson

Tim Johnson

Tim Johnson has worked with the Aviation Environment Federation for over twenty years and became Director in 1997. Tim provides the AEF’s representation at the International Civil Aviation Organisation as well as on the UK Department for Transport’s External Advisory Group, and other stakeholder advisory roles associated with NATS, the Sustainable Aviation Initiative, the European Commission, and the academic partnership, OMEGA.



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Piotr Maciej Kaczynski

Piotr Maciej Kaczynski

Piotr Maciej Kaczynski

Piotr Maciej Kaczynski is a research fellow at the Centre for European Studies (CEPS) in Brussels

John Kampfner

John Kampfner

John Kampfner

John Kampfner launched the Creative Industries Federation in 2014. He is also Chair of the Clore Social Leadership Programme and was the founding Chair of Turner Contemporary, one of the UK's most successful cultural institutions. As editor of the New Statesman from 2005-2008, he took the magazine to a 30-year circulation high. In 2002, he won two Foreign Press Association awards for a two-part BBC film on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. He has been named one of the 1,000 most influential Londoners by the London Evening Standard.

Sunder Katwala

Sunder Katwala

Sunder Katwala

Sunder Katwala is the director of British Future. He has previously worked as a journalist. He was general secretary of the Fabian Society thinktank from 2003 to 2011, and was previously a leader writer and internet editor at the Observer, a research director of the Foreign Policy Centre and commissioning editor for politics and economics at the publisher Macmillan.

Jennifer Kavanagh

Jennifer Kavanagh

Jennifer Kavanagh

Jennifer Kavanagh is a political scientist at the RAND Corporation and associate director of the Strategy, Doctrine, and Resources Programme in the RAND Arroyo Centre. Her research focuses on U.S. political institutions and public opinion and their implications for U.S. foreign and domestic policy. 

 

Articles by Jennifer Kavanagh

R. Daniel Kelemen

R. Daniel Kelemen

R. Daniel Kelemen

R. Daniel Kelemen is Professor of Political Science and Law and Jean Monnet Chair in European Union Politics at Rutgers University. Prior to Rutgers, Kelemen was Fellow in Politics at Lincoln College, University of Oxford, and held visiting fellowships at the Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton University, and the Centre for European Policy Studies in Brussels.

Articles by R. Daniel Kelemen

Vicky Kell

Vicky Kell

Vicky Kell

Dr Vicky Kell is the Trade Director at Invest Northern Ireland.

Peter Kellner

Peter Kellner

Peter Kellner

Peter Kellner is visiting scholar at Carnegie Europe. He was Chairman of the pioneering online survey research company, YouGov, from 2001-7 and President from 2007-16. He was named as Chairman of the Year in the 2006 Quoted Companies Alliance awards. He has written for a variety of newspapers and magazines, including the Times, Sunday Times, Independent, Observer, Evening Standard, New Statesman and Prospect. He has also been a regular contributor to Newsnight (BBC2), A Week in Politics (Channel Four), Analysis (Radio Four) and election night results programmes on television and radio.

Daniel Keohane

Daniel Keohane

Daniel Keohane

Daniel Keohane is head of strategic affairs at FRIDE which has recently published Challenges for European Foreign Policy in 2012: What kind of geo-economic Europe?. Previously he was senior research fellow at the European Union Institute for Security Studies (EUISS) in Paris; senior research fellow at the Centre for European Reform (CER) in London; and a research associate at the Institute for National Strategic Studies (INSS), National Defense University, in Washington DC.

 



Philippe Kern

Philippe Kern

Philippe Kern

Philippe Kern is founder and managing director of KEA European Affairs, a research centre specialised in advising territories and organisations on culture policy since 1999. He has authored numerous studies for European institutions on culture, copyright, culture and creative industries as well as audio-visual policies. KEA blog : www.keanet.eu

Julian  King

Julian King

Julian King

Sir Julian King is a Senior Advisor at Flint Global, Fellow of RUSI and the Oxford Internet Institute. He was the last British European Commissioner, serving as EU Commissioner for the Security Union from 2016-2019, with responsibility for counter terrorism, cyber security, tackling hybrid threats, disinformation, and securing critical digital infrastructure. He joined the Foreign & Commonwealth Office in 1985. He has held various positions, including: UK Ambassador to France (2016); Director General Economic & Consular (2014); DG of the Northern Ireland Office London and Belfast (2011); UK Ambassador to Ireland (2009); EU Commission Chef de Cabinet to Commissioner for Trade (2008); UK Representative on EU Political and Security Committee, (2004).  

Anna-Lena Kirch

Anna-Lena Kirch

Anna-Lena Kirch

Anna-Lena Kirch has worked as a research assistant in the Europe Program of the German Marshall Fund of the United States in Berlin, Brussels and Washington, D.C. She conducts research on EU governance, European Neighborhood Policy, Central Europe and German foreign policy. Next to her work at GMF she does a PhD on subregional cooperation in the EU at Justus Liebig University in Gießen. Prior to GMF, Kirch worked at the German Institute for International and Security Affairs.

Articles by Anna-Lena Kirch

Sean Klein

Sean Klein

Sean Klein

Sean Klein is the former BBC Brussels Bureau Chief and a highly regarded journalist with more than 20 years experience working in Europe and around the world. He now runs SeanKlein Media Limited, providing clients across the EU and beyond with a broad range of media services. He writes blogs on European issues; and is also researching a book on the flight of ethnic Germans from the Balkans in the 1940s.

Angela Knight

Angela Knight

Angela Knight

Angela Knight is currently the Chief Executive of the British Bankers Association.  She is also a non-executive director on the boards of Brewin Dolphin plc, Tullett Prebon plc and a board member of the Financial Skills Partnership. From 1987 to 1992 she was Councillor and Chief Whip on Sheffield City Council.  She entered Parliament in 1992 as MP for Erewash and was Economic Secretary to the Treasury between 1995 and 1997, when she lost her seat at the General Election.  She was the Chief Executive of the Association of Private Client Investment Managers and Stockbrokers from September 1997 to December 2006.

 



Svitlana Kobzar

Svitlana Kobzar

Svitlana Kobzar


Svitlana Kobzar is a policy analyst at RAND Europe and an assistant professor at Vesalius College, Vrije Universiteit Brussel. Since 2011, Kobzar has also served as a research fellow at the University of Cambridge. Kobzar's research has focused on governance in the post-Communist region, especially Ukraine, the Eastern Partnership as well as EU's border management, education and migration policies. At RAND, Kobzar has worked for a range of clients, including the European Commission, the Council, the Parliament, the World Bank, the UK Ministry of Justice, the UK Home Office as well as Frontex. Prior to joining RAND, Kobzar worked with think tanks in Italy, Germany and Czech Republic.

Silvana Koch-Mehrin

Silvana Koch-Mehrin

Silvana Koch-Mehrin

Silvana Koch-Mehrin is the Founder of the Women in Parliaments Global Forum (WIP), the global network of female Parliamentarians. The mission of WIP is to advance society by unleashing the potential of women for leadership. Silvana has been a Member of the European Parliament 2004-2014. From 2009 to 2011 she was Vice-President of the European Parliament, and from 2004 to 2009 she was First Vice-President of the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe (ALDE).



Articles by Silvana Koch-Mehrin

Jonny Koerner

Jonny Koerner

Jonny Koerner

Jonny Koerner holds a Bachelor’s degree in International Studies form the University of British Columbia and a Masters in Political Science from the University of Amsterdam. Jonny has previously worked as a development officer for a Dutch NGO that strengthens healthcare systems in developing countries. He joined Transparency International in 2011 as a fundraiser and has worked for the TI EU Office in various capacities, including communications and project management.



Articles by Jonny Koerner

Manuel Kohnstamm

Manuel Kohnstamm

Manuel Kohnstamm

Manuel Kohnstamm is Senior Vice President and Chief Corporate Affairs Officer of Liberty Global. In his current position, he is an executive officer of Liberty Global and sits on the Company’s Executive Management and Regulatory Committees.. He is also a member of the Supervisory Board of Unitymedia Kabel BW GmbH, a Liberty Global subsidiary in Germany. He is President of Cable Europe, the European Cable Communications Association, and a member of the Board of Directors of Liberty Global’s subsidiary Telenet Group Holding NV, a Belgian public limited liability company.

Articles by Manuel Kohnstamm

Hans Korteweg

Hans Korteweg

Hans Korteweg

Hans Korteweg has been COGEN Europe’s Managing Director since May 2017.  Most recently, Mr. Korteweg was Director of Communications and Government Affairs, EMEA Region, for the Westinghouse Electric Company.

 

Kristy Kruithof

Kristy Kruithof

Kristy Kruithof

Kristy Kruithof is a former analyst at RAND Europe who focused on research related to home affairs and social policies across Europe.

 

Articles by Kristy Kruithof

Hugo Kruyne

Hugo Kruyne

Hugo Kruyne

Hugo Kruyne is the Vice-President and COO of Select Vantage Inc (SVI) and True North Vantage Inc. Before joining SVI he began his career as a day-trader, quickly moving on to management of a successful trading floor before taking on a variety of roles covering compliance surveillance, product development, quality assurance, business intelligence and operations.

 

Sanjeev Kumar

Sanjeev Kumar

Sanjeev Kumar

Sanjeev Kumar is a climate and energy political thought leader, campaigner, communications expert and public speaker. He is the Head of Policy at the European Geothermal Energy Council (EGEC).

 

Hans Kundnani

Hans Kundnani

Hans Kundnani

Hans Kundnani is Senior Research Fellow in the Europe Programme at Chatham House. Previously he was Senior Transatlantic Fellow at the German Marshall Fund of the United States and Research Director at the European Council on Foreign Relations. He is the author of The Paradox of German Power (2014), which has been translated into German, Italian, Korean and Spanish.

 

Matthias Kurth

Matthias Kurth

Matthias Kurth

Matthias Kurth joined Cable Europe in October 2012 as Executive Chairman and sits on its Executive Committee which has oversight of the cable industry’s main representational duties in Europe. Previously he held the position of President of the German Federal Network Agency, Bundesnetzagentur (BNetzA), the authority for telecommunications, postal, energy and railway markets in Germany, including frequency management and digital signature.  Matthias also served as Chairman of the European Regulators Group (ERG) in 2009 to increase regulatory cooperation at the EU level. He served as State Secretary in the Hesse Ministry of Economics, Transport, Technology and European Affairs between 1994 and 1999.



Tsvetelina Kuzmanova

Tsvetelina Kuzmanova

Tsvetelina Kuzmanova

Tsvetelina Kuzmanova is a Policy Advisor at E3G working on EU sustainable finance. Tsvetelina’s role focuses on legislative reforms at the EU level and across EU member states. As part of the sustainable finance team, she engages with EU institutions and stakeholders to achieve policy reforms for increased public and private sector investments for a climate-neutral economy. Her work also helps divert capital flows towards assets that contribute to sustainable development. Prior to joining E3G, Tsvetelina spent three years working on EU legislation in sustainable finance and financial innovation. She has also worked on international development projects in Southeast Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa, specialising in renewable energy and infrastructure. Tsvetelina holds an MPhil in Development Studies from the University of Cambridge and a BA in Political Science and Diplomacy from Yonsei University, South Korea.

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Jacques Lafitte

Jacques Lafitte

Jacques Lafitte

Jacques Lafitte is the founder and CEO of Avisa Brussels, a subsidiary of the wider Avisa group which offers a range of services, including traditional PA/PR, online advocacy, cybersecurity, forensic and premium events organization such as FIC. Prior to Avisa, Jacques occupied several positions in German and French ministries, and went on to create the euro as an advisor to the responsible EU Commissioner, 1995 to 1999. He spent a couple years at Microsoft, as chief lobbyist for Europe. Off hours Jacques is a serial entrepreneur in innovation-driven businesses, especially immuno-oncology, vaccines and Blockchain. He is also a passionate kitesurfer.

Giulia Laganà

Giulia Laganà

Giulia Laganà

Giulia Laganà is the Senior Policy Analyst on EU Migration and Asylum Policies for the Open Society European Policy Institute and leads its analysis and advocacy on EU policies on migration and asylum. Previously, she was a senior adviser on migration, asylum, EU, and international affairs to the President of the Italian Chamber of Deputies in Rome. and spent four years with the United Nations, working for UNHCR and UNDP in Italy and Brussels, respectively. Her work experience also includes stints with NGOs such as SOLIDAR and with the European Commission.

Articles by Giulia Laganà

Eleftheria lakovidou

Eleftheria lakovidou

Eleftheria lakovidou

 

Eleftheria Iakovidou is a research assistant at RAND Europe working in the areas of education, child and family policy. She has an M.Sc. in special and inclusive education from the University of Bristol and a B.Sc. in social and education policy from the Department of Social and Political Sciences of the University of Peloponnese in Greece. While an M.Sc. student, she conducted various quantitative and qualitative research projects in the field of inclusive education, with particular interest in the education of migrant, refugee and asylum seeking children. Her M.Sc. dissertation focused on the education of refugee children in Greece and the role of art interventions in the creation of inclusive, formal and informal educational environments.

Philipp Lamprecht

Philipp Lamprecht

Philipp Lamprecht

Philipp Lamprecht is a Senior Economist at ECIPE. He previously worked as an External Consultant to the OECD Trade and Agriculture Directorate and has worked as a Consultant of the London School of Economics (LSE) on a variety of projects, including the Trade Sustainability Impact Assessment of the EU-Japan FTA negotiations for the European Commission (DG Trade) and a EuropeAid project related to the EU-CARIFORUM Economic Partnership Agreement. Before that, he has worked on a number of consultancy projects in the field of trade for the International Trade Policy Unit of the LSE.

Karel Lannoo

Karel Lannoo

Karel Lannoo

Karel Lannoo is Chief Executive of the Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS) since 2000. CEPS is one of the leading independent European think tanks, with a strong reputation in policy research. He is specialised in financial markets regulation, economic governance, single market issues and his recent publications cover EU health care sector policy, anti-money laundering and crypto-currency regulation. Karel is a regular speaker at hearings of EU, national and international institutions and in executive programmes, as well as a participant in studies for national and multilateral organisations. He writes regularly op-eds and appears in media (FT, WSJ, Le Monde, Bloomberg, NRC, Financieel Dagblad, De Tijd, etc.). Finally, Karel is a member of company, foundation boards and advisory councils.

Roslyn Layton

Roslyn Layton

Roslyn Layton

Roslyn Layton, PhD Fellow, studied Internet Policy at the Center for Communication, Media and Information Technologies at Aalborg University in Copenhagen. She is the author of Next Generation Telecom Policy and the Digital Single Market.

 

 

Hosuk Lee-Makiyama

Hosuk Lee-Makiyama

Hosuk Lee-Makiyama

Hosuk Lee-Makiyama is the director of European Centre for International Political Economy (ECIPE) and a leading author on trade diplomacy, EU-Far East relations and the digital economy. He was named “One of the 20 most influential people for open internet” by the readers of the Guardian UK in 2012. He was the first author to argue for a WTO case on internet censorship in China. Prior to joining ECIPE, he was an independent counsel on regulatory affairs, competition and communication, Senior Advisor at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, representative of Sweden and the EU member states towards the WTO and the UN, including WIPO and UNECE. Lee-Makiyama is also a Fellow at the department International Relations at the London School of Economics, and currently shares his time between LSE and ECIPE.

Kevin Lees

Kevin Lees

Kevin Lees

Kevin A. Lees is an attorney in Washington, D.C. and editor of the foreign policy blog Suffragio.org.



Johanna Lehne

Johanna Lehne

Johanna Lehne

Johanna Lehne is a policy advisor working on the clean economy programme with a focus on competition and industrial policy. Before joining E3G in August 2019, Johanna was a research associate in the Energy, Environment and Resources Department at Chatham House. Her research, while at Chatham House, covered industrial decarbonisation, the circular economy, low-carbon innovation in the built environment, chokepoints in global food trade, natural resource governance in China and energy for displaced populations.

Michael Leigh

Michael Leigh

Michael Leigh

Sir Michael Leigh is a senior fellow at the German Marshall Fund of the United States and a former director-general for enlargement in the European Commission. He holds a PhD in political science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and has published widely on current challenges facing the European Union and the United States.

Paul Leonard

Paul Leonard

Paul Leonard

Paul Leonard started his career in 1984 as an entomologist with Dow and moved to American Cyanamid in 1994 as Technical Manager for Europe Middle East and Africa. In 2000 he joined BASF´s global registration department and in 2008 joined its Government Relations organisation, where he is currently responsible for corporate innovation and technology policy. He currently serves on the boards of Rothamsted Research and the European Risk Forum (ERF). In 2013 he was also appointed to chair the ERF´s task force which promotes the Innovation Principle as a new and positive contribution to EU policy making in which capacity he has written this article.

 

Dick Leonard

Dick Leonard

Dick Leonard

Dick Leonard is a journalist, author and former Labour MP. He worked in Brussels for 30 years, writing, primarily, about the European Union, for leading newspapers around the world. A former Assistant Editor of The Economist, he is the author of the best-selling Economist Guide to the European Union, and is the author or part-author of over 20 other books, includingmost recently, A History of British Prime Ministers: Walpole to Cameron.

Mark Leonard

Mark Leonard

Mark Leonard

Mark Leonard is co-founder and director of the European Council on Foreign Relations, the first pan-European think tank. His topics of focus include geopolitics and geoeconomics, China, and EU institutions. He writes a syndicated column on global affairs for Project Syndicate. Previously he worked as director of foreign policy at the Centre for European Reform and as director of the Foreign Policy Centre, a think tank he founded at the age of 24 under the patronage of former British Prime Minister Tony Blair. He was Chairman of the World Economic Forum’s Global Agenda Council on Geoeconomics until 2016.  As well as writing and commenting frequently in the media on global affairs, Leonard is author of two best-selling books. His first book, Why Europe will run the 21st Century, was published in 2005 and translated into 19 languages. Leonard's second book, What does China think? was published in 2008 and translated into 15 languages. He has published an edited volume on Connectivity Wars and is working on a forthcoming book on the same topic. 

Elsa Leromain

Elsa Leromain

Elsa Leromain

Elsa Leromain is a Research Economist at the Centre for Economic Performance at the London School of Economics and researcher with Th. She holds a PhD from Paris School of Economics. Her main research interests are in international trade, political economy, and economic geography.

Ian Lesser

Ian Lesser

Ian Lesser

Ian Lesser is Senior Director for Foreign and Security Policy at the German Marshall Fund of the United States, managing activity in these areas across GMF. He also serves as Executive Director of the Transatlantic Center, GMF’s Brussels Office, and leads GMF work on the Mediterranean, Turkey, and the Southern Atlantic. Prior to joining GMF, Dr. Lesser was Vice President and Director of Studies at the Pacific Council on International Policy (the western partner of the Council on Foreign Relations). He came to the Pacific Council from RAND, where he spent over a decade as a senior analyst and research manager specializing in strategic studies. From 1994-1995, he was a member of the Secretary’s Policy Planning Staff at the U.S. Department of State, responsible for Turkey, Southern Europe, North Africa, and the multilateral track of the Middle East peace process. A frequent commentator for international media, he has written extensively on international policy issues. His books and reports include Morocco’s New Geopolitics: A Wider Atlantic Perspective (2012); Beyond Suspicion: Rethinking US-Turkish Relations (2007); Security and Strategy in the Eastern Mediterranean (2006); Turkish Foreign Policy in an Age of Uncertainty (2003); Greece’s New Geopolitics (2001); and Countering the New Terrorism (1999). 



Articles by Ian Lesser

Kate Levick

Kate Levick

Kate Levick

Kate Levick leads E3G’s activities on Sustainable Finance, working with a wide range of public and private finance sector stakeholders to support ambitions finance and climate policy outcomes. Prior to joining E3G Kate was the Global Director for Policy Engagement at CDP, a not-for-profit that operates a global disclosure system for institutional investors, companies, cities, states and regions to manage their environmental impacts. She previously worked for the UK government’s Office of Climate Change helping to develop international and domestic climate policy, following several years working for BP Plc in a variety of commercial and environmental roles. Kate is a member of the British Standards Institute Steering Advisory Group for Sustainable Finance, the Climate Champions’ Financial Sector Expert Group and the UK’s Green Technical Advisory Group. She represents E3G in the Innovation Working Group of the UK’s Climate Financial Risk Forum.

 

Simon Lewis

Simon Lewis

Simon Lewis

Simon Lewis was appointed Chief Executive of the Association for Financial Markets in Europe (AFME) in October 2010 and is also Chief Executive Officer of the Global Financial Markets Association (GFMA). AFME is the trade body which represents the pan-European investment banking industry. Previously Simon was Director of Communications and the Prime Minister’s Official Spokesman at 10 Downing Street. He has held a number of senior corporate roles including Director of Corporate Affairs at Vodafone, Centrica and NatWest. Simon was appointed as the first Communications Secretary to The Queen in 1998.



Catherine Lichten

Catherine Lichten

Catherine Lichten

Catherine Lichten is an analyst at RAND Europe working primarily in areas related to science and health. Her RAND research projects have examined a range of topics in the area of biomedical research funding and the interface of science and society.

Darren  Litter

Darren Litter

Darren Litter

Darren Litter is a PhD Candidate at Queen’s University Belfast studying the extent to which European integration and British-Irish intergovernmentalism are ‘inextricably intertwined’. He holds a First-Class Honours MEconSc in European Public Affairs and Law from University College Dublin. He is a Student Affiliate of UCD’s Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence in the New Political Economy of Europe; QUB's Institute of Irish Studies; and a Washington Ireland Programme Forum Fellow.

Lewis Lloyd

Lewis Lloyd

Lewis Lloyd

Lewis Lloyd is co-author of the Institute for Government’s recent paper Who's afraid of the ECJ? Charting the UK's relationship with the European Court

Tobias Lock

Tobias Lock

Tobias Lock

Dr Tobias Lock is a Senior Lecturer in EU Law at the University of Edinburgh and co-director of its Europa Institute.

Anthony Lockett

Anthony Lockett

Anthony Lockett

From January - June 2013, Tony Lockett was European Union Fellow at the University of Washington, where he worked with the Jackson School of International Studies and the Department of Communication.  The views expressed here are personal and do not necessarily reflect the opinion of his employer, the European Commission.



Martin Lodge

Martin Lodge

Martin Lodge

Martin Lodge is Professor of Political Science and Public Policy and Director of the Centre for Analysis of Risk and Regulation at the London School of Economics. His research interests are in executive politics and regulation.

Articles by Martin Lodge

Adrian Low

Adrian Low

Adrian Low

Adrian Low is Emeritus Professor of Computer Education at Staffordshire University and is Anglican Chaplain to the Costa del Sol (West) in Spain. His ‘parish’ includes 80,000 UK expats who have lived on the Costa for years but now many who retired here, have health and frailty issues, have lost their spouse, and are unable, financially and practically, ever to be able to move back to the UK. Some, at an advanced age, fear losing all residency, medical, ownership, travelling and financial rights.

Sam Lowe

Sam Lowe

Sam Lowe

Sam Lowe is a research fellow at the Centre for European Reform. He works on trade issues, with a focus on Brexit, customs and regulatory barriers. Prior to joining the CER, he led work on trade, Brexit and environmental issues for Friends of the Earth and is a co-founder of the UK Trade Forum. Sam comments regularly on trade issues in the print and broadcast media, including the Financial Times, The Times, The Guardian and BBC Newsnight. He has given oral evidence to Parliament’s International Trade and Environmental Audit select committees on the subject of a potential future UK-US trade agreement.

 

Hugo Lucas

Hugo Lucas

Hugo Lucas

Hugo Lucas is Director of Strategy at Our Future, Our Choice.

Luke Lythgoe

Luke Lythgoe

Luke Lythgoe

Luke Lythgoe is a journalist at InFacts, a journalistic enterprise making the fact-based case against Brexit.

 

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Nick Mabey

Nick Mabey

Nick Mabey

Nick Mabey is chief executive of the sustainable development NGO E3G (Third Generation Environmentalism). He was previously a senior adviser in the UK prime minister’s strategy unit, leading work on energy, fisheries, unstable states and organised crime, and head of economics and development at WWF-UK.

Corrado Macchiarelli

Corrado Macchiarelli

Corrado Macchiarelli

Corrado Macchiarelli is Principal Economist at the National Institute of Economic and Social Research's Macroeconomic Modelling and Forecasting team, Associate Professor in Economics at Brunel University, London, and a Visiting Fellow in European Political Economy at the London School of Economics. You can follow him on Twitter: @CMacchiarelli.

Alasdair MacEwen

Alasdair MacEwen

Alasdair MacEwen

Alasdair MacEwen is a director of the research and advisory consultancy, Culmer Raphael. After beginning his career as an economist at the UK Treasury, he moved to public affairs consultancy where he has advised companies and organisations including Microsoft, Aviva, London 2012 and Zurich Financial Services. He is a French-British national who has worked in politics and government in Scotland, Spain, France, Brussels and London.

Denis MacShane

Denis MacShane

Denis MacShane

Denis MacShane is the UK’s former Minister of Europe. His new book Brexiternity. The Uncertain Fate of Britain will be published by IB Tauris in November.

 

Robert Madelin

Robert Madelin

Robert Madelin

Robert Madelin is FIPRA International’s Chairman and Chief Strategist. Before joining FIPRA in 2016, Robert held a series of senior positions at the European Commission, notably as Director General for Health and Consumer Policy (SANCO) in 2004-10.

 

 

 

Juergen Maier

Juergen Maier

Juergen Maier

Juergen Maier was appointed Chief Executive of Siemens in the UK on 1 July 2014. He has been a member of the Siemens UK Executive Board since 2008, and held senior roles within Siemens in the UK and Germany including Managing Director of Industry for the UK and Ireland and Manufacturing Director of the award-winning Drives factory in Congleton.  Born in Germany with Austrian nationality, he came to the UK as a child in the 1970s. He tweerts @Juergen_Maier.



Erika Mann

Erika Mann

Erika Mann

Erika Mann joined Facebook's Global Public Policy Team inOctober 2011 heading up a new office in Brussels where she is the company's lead spokesperson for EU affairs. She was the Executive Vice President for the Computer&Communications Industry Association in Brussels between December 2009 and October 2011.   She was a German Member of the European Parliament between 1994 and 2009.



Catriona Manville

Catriona Manville

Catriona Manville

Catriona Manville is a research leader at RAND Europe, where she works in the area of innovation, health and science. Since joining RAND, she has been involved in and managed research, policy analysis and evaluation studies across the sectors of health and higher education.

Articles by Catriona Manville

Emma Marcegaglia

Emma Marcegaglia

Emma Marcegaglia

Emma Marcegaglia has been President of BUSINESSEUROPE since July 2013. Ms Marcegaglia is Vice-Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Marcegaglia S.p.A., a leading group in steel processing, and of its controlled companies. She has been chairman of ENI since 8 May 2014, president of Confindustria from May 2008 until May 2012 and president of Luiss Guido Carli University since July 2010.

Joe  Marshall

Joe Marshall

Joe Marshall

Joe Marshall is a senior researcher at the Institute for Government, working on Brexit. He has previously contributed to the Institute’s work on tax and parliament. He joined the organisation in October 2018 from HM Treasury, where he worked on EU exit legislation as policy lead on the EU (Withdrawal Agreement) Bill and the meaningful vote.

 

Marta Martinelli

Marta Martinelli

Marta Martinelli

Dr. Marta Martinelli heads the EU external relations team of the Open Society European Policy Institute, where she oversees policy development and EU advocacy within the institute. She is also responsible for work on gender, democratization, security governance, and development issues in Africa. She joined the Open Society Foundations in May 2010.

 

 

Olivier Marty

Olivier Marty

Olivier Marty

Olivier Marty is a Lecturer in European economics at SciencesPo and Ecole Normale Supérieure (ENS). His research interests include Brexit, Eurozone reform, investment and European economic policies. Before moving to academia, Olivier served as an economist at Société Générale and at the Council of Europe Development Bank (CEB).

Heidi Maurer

Heidi Maurer

Heidi Maurer

Dr Heidi Maurer is a Marie Curie Research Fellow at SPAIS of the University of Bristol, leading the project “EuroDipl: the added value of European diplomacy coordination. She is also a Research Associate at the Department of Politics and International Relations at the University of Oxford and a Visiting Professor in European Diplomacy at the College of Europe in Bruges.

Mario Mauro

Mario Mauro

Mario Mauro

Mario Mauro is a former Vice President of the European Parliament, having served as an MEP from 1999 to 2013. Also a former Italian senator, he served as Minister of Defence in the Letta Cabinet and previously as representative of the Organisation for Security and Cooperation in (OSCE) against racism, xenophobia and discrimination, with special reference to discrimination against Christians. He has been professor of history at the European University of Rome since 2008 and is a senior adviser at Cambre Associates.

Joanna Maycock

Joanna Maycock

Joanna Maycock

Joanna Maycock has been Secretary General of the European Women’s Lobby (EWL) since May 2014. Founded in 1990, the European Women’s Lobby (EWL) is the largest alliance of women’s non-governmental associations in the European Union, with members throughout the EU who come together around our common vision of a Feminist Europe. She led ActionAid International’s work in Europe: Developing and implementing EU campaigns on aid effectiveness, women’s rights, and policy coherence for development. Joanna is also a former President of CONCORD, the European Confederation of Development NGOs. Prior to that she worked for the International Organisation for Migration in Brussels.

Articles by Joanna Maycock

Claire McConnell

Claire McConnell

Claire McConnell

Claire McConnell joined E3G from the UK Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (formerly DFID), where she worked on land governance and tenure security, as well as on the COP26 Sustainable Agriculture Campaign and the UK’s Forest Governance, Markets and Climate programme. Prior to this she worked with the Green Group in the European Parliament and undertook a Blue Book Traineeship in DG DEVCO in the European Commission, as well as working on monitoring and evaluation of development projects with an NGO in Udaipur, India.

 

Bobby McDonagh

Bobby McDonagh

Bobby McDonagh

Bobby McDonagh, a former Irish diplomat, served as Ireland’s Permanent Representative to the EU (2005 to 2009), Ambassador to the UK (2009 to 2013), to Italy (2013 to 2017) and to Malaysia (2000-2001). He also worked on EU issues in Dublin for many years, including as EU Director General at the Department of Foreign Affairs. In addition to representing Ireland in the Council of Ministers for seven years, he worked in the cabinets of two Irish members of the European Commission and as an official of the European Parliament. He has written extensively about the European Union. He is now a media commentator, notably on Brexit and the European Union, and an Executive Coach.
 

 

Michael McTernan

Michael McTernan

Michael McTernan

Michael McTernan is acting director of Policy Network.



Simon McVicker

Simon McVicker

Simon McVicker

Simon McVicker is Director of Policy and External Affairs at IPSE, the Association of Independent Professionals and the Self Employed. IPSE works on behalf of 4.5 million people working for themselves in the UK – the largest body of its kind in Europe – and also works closely with Brussels-based ESBA and EFIP.

Geoff Meade

Geoff Meade

Geoff Meade

Geoff Meade is a journalist with, tragically, 35 years’ experience of covering EU affairs. The former Europe Editor of the Press Association now moderates conferences and speaks at events and on EU affairs, but only if invited. He pops up on radio and television now and then, usually to be asked searching questions about what Boris Johnson, a former Brussels colleague, is really like. A few copies of Geoff’s major literary work, “All In A Day’s Shirk”, a collection of columns about family life and other oddities, are still available.

In fact, quite a lot are still available……….

http://www.meadedaviscomm.eu/

Kamel Mellahi

Kamel Mellahi

Kamel Mellahi

Kamel Mellahi is a Professor of Strategic Management at Warwick Business School. He has authored and co-authored six books and published more than 80 scholarly articles in various journals including the Strategic Management Journal, Journal of Management Studies, Academy of Management Perspectives, Journal of World Business, and the Journal of International Business Studies. He serves as a Senior Editor for the Journal of World Business and Consulting Editor for the British Journal of Management.

Articles by Kamel Mellahi

Anand  Menon

Anand Menon

Anand Menon

Anand Menon is Professor of European Politics and Foreign Affairs at Kings College London. He also directs the Economic and Social Research Council Initiative on the UK in a Changing Europe. He is co-editor of the Oxford Handbook of the European Union (2012) and author, amongst other things, of Europe: The State of the Union (2008). @anandmenon1

Giles Merritt

Giles Merritt

Giles Merritt

Giles Merritt is Founder and Chairman of the prominent Brussels think-tank Friends of Europe, and Editor-in-Chief of its policy journal Europe's World. His new book Slippery Slope: Europe's Troubled Future is published by Oxford University Press.

Giles Merritt

Giles Merritt

Giles Merritt

Giles Merritt is the author of a new book entitled People Power: Why We Need More Migrants that examines the complex economic and political issues surrounding European attitudes and policies on immigration. Giles is the Founder and Chairman of Friends of Europe, the leading Brussels think tank that since 1999 has used innovative methods to bring EU-related issues to public attention around Europe. A former Financial Times Brussels Correspondent, Giles Merritt is a journalist, author and broadcaster who has for over four decades specialised in European public policy questions.

Articles by Giles Merritt

Zach Meyers

Zach Meyers

Zach Meyers

Zach Meyers is a research fellow at the Centre for European Reform. He previously practised as a competition and regulatory lawyer in Australia, the US and the UK and has expertise in economic regulation and network industries. He publishes on EU competition policy and technology issues.

Jeremy Mills-Sheehy

Jeremy Mills-Sheehy

Jeremy Mills-Sheehy

Jeremy Mills-Sheehy is a research assistant, working on the Institute’s Brexit programme. He graduated from the University of Sydney with a Master of Public Policy in 2019. Prior to joining the Institute, he worked in the higher education sector and community radio.

 

Alexander Mohr

Alexander Mohr

Alexander Mohr

 
Alexander Mohr joined APEAL in 2013 from the European container glass association FEVE, where he held the position of Senior Public Affairs Manager and Legal Counsel. Before moving to EU affairs in Brussels he worked for the German political think tank Friedrich Naumann Foundation.

Almut Möller

Almut Möller

Almut Möller

Almut Möller has been head of the Alfred von Oppenheim Center for European Policy Studies at the German Council on Foreign Relations (DGAP) since 2010. From 2008 to 2010 she lived and worked as a freelance political analyst in London. Between 2002 and 2008 she was a researcher at the Center for Applied Policy Research (CAP) at Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität in Munich, where she initially worked in the European Union Reform and Enlargement Program and since 2007 as head of the Center’s Euro-Mediterranean Program.



James Moran

James Moran

James Moran

James Moran is Associate Senior Research Fellow at the Centre for European Policy Studies, Brussels. He was Principal Advisor on the Middle East and North Africa at the EU's External Action Service in Brussels in 2016/2017. His long service with the European Institutions was spent entirely in external relations and includes wide experience in European foreign, security, trade and development policy in the Middle East, Asia and Africa. From 2012 to 2016, he was EU Ambassador and Head of the European Union Delegation in the Arab Republic of Egypt, and from 1999-2002 was EU Ambassador to Jordan and Yemen. James was also the EU's senior coordinator in Libya during the 2011 revolution.

Marley Morris

Marley Morris

Marley Morris

Marley Morris is a research fellow at the Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR), where he specialises in migration and integration policy. He is currently leading on IPPR’s work on EU freedom of movement and Brexit and has written extensively on migration and asylum issues. Before joining IPPR in 2015, Marley was a senior researcher at Counterpoint, where he led a range of projects on populist parties in Europe, political narratives and frames, and the human rights debate in the UK.

Evelyn Morrison

Evelyn Morrison

Evelyn Morrison

Evelyn Morrison is a student at Long Road Sixth Form College in Cambridge, where she is studying for her A levels. In July 2015 she gained a week of work experience at the Policy Institute at Kings under the supervision of Jonathan Grant and Benedict Wilkinson. Evelyn is currently applying to Sheffield University to study Economics and Philosophy.

Articles by Evelyn Morrison

Paige Morrow

Paige Morrow

Paige Morrow

Paige Morrow is head of Brussels Operations at Frank Bold, a purpose-driven law firm. The firm leads the Purpose of the Corporation Project, which invites businesses, academics, policymakers, and civil society to debate the future of publicly traded companies. Paige is also a visiting lecturer on corporate governance in the Masters of Law programme at the University of Kent BSIS. She has also held positions at the Centre for the Study of Human Rights at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), the Kenya National Commission for Human Rights and the South African Legal Resources Centre.

Articles by Paige Morrow

Camino Mortera-Martinez

Camino Mortera-Martinez

Camino Mortera-Martinez

Camino Mortera-Martinez is a senior research fellow at the Centre for European Reform where she works on justice and home affairs, with a particular focus on migration, internal security, criminal law and police and judicial co-operation. She is also interested in the institutional dimension of justice and home affairs and the relationship between privacy and security both at EU and national levels.

Vivienne Moxham-Hall

Vivienne Moxham-Hall

Vivienne Moxham-Hall

Dr Vivienne Moxham-Hall is a Research Associate at the Policy Institute, King’s College London. She majored in Immunobiology in her undergraduate degree and has a Master of Health Policy from the University of Sydney and has a PhD from the University of New South Wales for which she won the Dean’s Award for outstanding thesis. She has experience working across government, NGO and academic sectors as a Policy Officer the NSW state government health department and as a Board Director for the University of Sydney Union and Australian think tank Australia21. Since being at the Policy Institute Vivienne has been involved in the flagship COVID-19 “Life under lockdown” surveys.

Marin Mrčela

Marin Mrčela

Marin Mrčela

Justice Mrčela is President of the Council of Europe's Group of States against Corruption (GRECO). In this capacity, he has encouraged countering corruption through a multidisciplinary approach, calling upon Member States to set up overarching integrity policies covering all branches of government. Prior to becoming Chair of GRECO, Justice Mrčela was a longstanding member of its Bureau, where he took a decisive role in designing and pushing forward an evaluation of political financing in Europe and the USA. Within Croatia, Justice Mrčela is the vice-President of the Supreme Court and has also served as a judge in war crimes.

 

Articles by Marin Mrčela

Georgette Mulheir

Georgette Mulheir

Georgette Mulheir

Georgette Mulheir has worked for more than two decades in 23 countries around the world, leading large-scale programmes to transform (and at times save) the lives of thousands of disadvantaged children. She pioneered a model of ‘deinstitutionalisation’ now followed by many governments, preventing the separation of children from families, returning children from institutions and so-called ‘orphanages’ to families, and shifting finances from harmful institutions to community services that support children in families. She advises officials at the European Commission on using EU funds for reforming children’s services.

Andreas Müllerleile

Andreas Müllerleile

Andreas Müllerleile

Andreas Müllerleile is a political analyst with an interest in digital communications. He blogs at kosmopolito.org about EU politics and the European public sphere. He also worked for the European Council on Foreign Relations (ECFR) and is a co-founder of bloggingportal.eu. You can follow him on twitter @kosmopolit.

 



Articles by Andreas Müllerleile

Robyn Munro

Robyn Munro

Robyn Munro

Robyn Munro is a Senior Researcher at the Institute for Government, where she manages the Institute’s work on Brexit. Her work at the Institute has also focused on intergovernmental relations in the UK and how the UK Government engages with business. Prior to joining the Institute in August 2013, she worked for a public affairs consultancy advising clients from the social housing, green energy and property development sectors.

George Murkin

George Murkin

George Murkin

George Murkin is Acting Head of Communications at the Policy Institute, King’s College London. He manages public engagement activities for the institute, including media, events and online, and has been involved in key studies on issues ranging from Covid-19 and Brexit to inequality and culture wars.

 

 

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Lara Natale

Lara Natale

Lara Natale

Lara Natale is a Brussels-based advisor and expert in tech and digital policy. Most recently, she directed the Tech, Media, Telecom and Mobility activities at the Centre on Regulation in Europe (CERRE) and also co-led the Tech, Media, Telecoms practice at FTI Consulting EU, providing strategic EU public policy and regulatory counsel to global businesses and served as Attachée at the (then-named) UK Permanent Representation to the EU, negotiating digital, culture, skills and other legislation. She has also held roles across social policy areas within civil society, think tanks and research institutes in Brussels and London. 

Articles by Lara Natale

Adam Nathan

Adam Nathan

Adam Nathan

Adam Nathan is Director of Our Biggest Market, the cross-party campaign for Britain to remain in a reformed Single Market and Deputy Director of British Influence, the campaign for British leadership in Europe. Between 1996-2005 he worked in the media including for BBC Television and The Sunday Times. He has gone on to manage several high-profile business campaigns through bringing together broad coalitions of banks, service providers, technology manufacturers and civil society.



Marceline Naudi

Marceline Naudi

Marceline Naudi

Dr Marceline Naudi is President of GREVIO, the Council of Europe monitoring body of the Istanbul Convention, having also participated in the drafting of the Convention as a member of CAHVIO.  She is a social worker by profession, a Senior Lecturer and Head of the Department of Gender Studies, University of Malta, as well as an activist.  Her specialist areas are gender issues, violence against women, LGBTIQ, as well as wider human rights.  She was a board member of the WAVE network and the Scientific Coordinator of the European Observatory on Femicide.  She is Regional Editor of the Journal on Gender Based Violence and has authored various publications in her areas of expertise.

Violeta Naydenova

Violeta Naydenova

Violeta Naydenova

Violeta Naydenova is a Bulgarian Roma working as a senior policy analyst for the Open Society European Policy Institute. She works on tracking and analysing the development of EU policies, funding, and legislation on social inclusion, especially for Roma, and developing strategies to influence them.
 

Articles by Violeta Naydenova

Iva Nenadic

Iva Nenadic

Iva Nenadic

Iva Nenadic is a researcher at the Centre for Media Pluralism and Media Freedom (CMPF) of the European University Institute in Florence, Italy. Her research focuses on changes in news media and journalism fostered by digital technologies.

Articles by Iva Nenadic

David Newman

David Newman

David Newman

David Newman is President of the International Solid Waste Association (ISWA).  In the past he has served in several positions, including being a Managing Director at ATIA-ISWA ITALIA, Consultant, and Managing Director at Greenpeace Italy.



Darcy Nicolle

Darcy Nicolle

Darcy Nicolle

Darcy Nicolle is an independent consultant at PoliticalSolutions.co and author of “The Secret Art of Lobbying” published 13thAugust 2019, by Biteback Publishing, London.

Articles by Darcy Nicolle

Carisa Nietsche

Carisa Nietsche

Carisa Nietsche

Carisa Nietsche is an Associate Fellow in the Transatlantic Security Program at the Center for a New American Security. Her research focuses on threats to democracy, China’s growing footprint in Europe, and transatlantic technology policy.

Mariyan Nikolov

Mariyan Nikolov

Mariyan Nikolov

Mariyan Nikolov is an associate at the City of London Corporation with a focus on European policy and sustainability. His academic background is in international politics and diplomacy. He previously worked on development and emerging markets at the European Commission.

 

Anila Noor

Anila Noor

Anila Noor

Anila Noor is a human rights activist and researcher based in the Netherlands. She holds two Masters Degrees; an M.A. in Conflict and Peace Studies from Erasmus University in the Netherlands and an MSc from Allama Iqbal Open University in Pakistan specialising in Gender and Women Studies. Currently, she works on the subject of Receiving Refugees in Urban Settings: Narratives from the Netherlands. She became involved in the subject of forced migration and identity crises after going through the same experience.

Articles by Anila Noor

Dennis Novy

Dennis Novy

Dennis Novy

Dennis Novy is Associate Professor of Economics at the University of Warwick and a Research Investigator for The UK in a Changing Europe. He is also a Research Fellow at the Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR) and an Associate at the Centre for Economic Performance (CEP) at the London School of Economics. Dennis has been a recent visitor at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis and the University of California, Davis. Dennis was the Specialist Adviser to the House of Lords for their inquiry into the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP).

Vassilis Ntousas

Vassilis Ntousas

Vassilis Ntousas

Vassilis Ntousas is the Senior International Relations Policy Advisor at the Foundation for European Progressive Studies (FEPS) in Brussels and an Academy Associate at Chatham House in London. His research interests lie in European foreign policy and the EU’s global engagement. Previously, he held the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Academy fellowship at Chatham House, where his research focused on the role of the EU in renewing the multilateral system. From 2015-2019, he led the international research and activity programme of FEPS, covering the world’s major regions. He is the author of several policy papers and regularly comments on global affairs for international media outlets.

 

 

 

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Tim Oliver

Tim Oliver

Tim Oliver

 

Tim Oliver is a Fritz Thyssen Transatlantic Post-Doctoral Fellow for International Relations and Security (TAPIR) at the Center for Transatlantic Relations of the Johns Hopkins University Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies, Washington D.C. Educated at the University of Liverpool and the London School of Economics, he has worked in the European Parliament, the House of Lords, the German Institute for International and Security Affairs (SWP, Berlin), and taught at UCL, LSE and as a senior lecturer at the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst.

 

 



Tim Oliver

Tim Oliver

Tim Oliver

Dr Tim Oliver is a Dahrendorf Fellow for Europe-North American relations at LSE IDEAS. He is also a non-resident fellow of the Center for Transatlantic Relations of the Johns Hopkins University Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies, Washington D.C. He spent several years as a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Defence and International Affairs at the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst. He has also taught at UCL and LSE. He has worked in the European Parliament, the House of Lords, the German Institute for International and Security Affairs and the RAND Corporation.


Jason O'Mahony

Jason O'Mahony

Jason O'Mahony

Jason O’Mahony is an award winning Irish political blogger. He has campaigned in numerous EU referendums in Ireland, ran as a Progressive Democrat, and has been accused of being in the pay of the Giant Shapeshifting Lizards of Davos. He blogs at www.jasonomahony.ie.



David Osimo

David Osimo

David Osimo

David Osimo is Director of Tech4i2 ltd which he co-founded in 2008 and has more than 15 years of experience as advisor on information society and innovation policies in a variety of settings, inside and outside government, at local and international level (European Commission Joint Research Centre - IPTS).  As a researcher, he is mostly known for his pioneering work on web 2.0 in government and has authored articles and reports on a wider variety of technology topics, including future government, public procurement for innovation, new innovation models, research policy, ICT statistics. As a policy “hacker”, he managed several initiatives for opening up European policy-making, such as: the 2009  Open Declaration on Public Services (http://eups20.wordpress.com), the website CommentNeelie.eu and the digital engagement strategy for the Digital Agenda for Europe in both 2011 and 2012 (for the EC). He also designed successful inducement prizes for innovation such as the Innovative and Creative Application awards (www.inca-award.be) and Ideamocracy.it (for the Emilia-Romagna region).  He blogs at http://egov20.wordpress.com and tweets @osimod.



Ihssane Otmani

Ihssane Otmani

Ihssane Otmani

Ihssane Otmani worked for several years in the private and public sectors in Morocco as an HR and communications manager. She has worked with various organisations in Germany dealing with Refugees over the past year and currently is doing an internship at the British Embassy in Berlin. Her main interests are international affairs, migration and labour policy.

Articles by Ihssane Otmani

Joe Owen

Joe Owen

Joe Owen

Joe Owen is a programme director at the Institute for Government, leading their work on Brexit.

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Bojan Pancevski

Bojan Pancevski

Bojan Pancevski

Bojan Pancevski is The Wall Street Journal's Germany Correspondent, covering all aspects of Europe’s largest economy and its influence on the rest of the continent and beyond. Before joining the WSJ he had been covering Europe for The Sunday Times from Brussels and Vienna, focusing on subjects as diverse as the financial crisis, the war in Eastern Ukraine, the 2015 migration crisis, the rise of Islamic terror, Russian meddling in Europe and Britain’s departure from the European Union.

Articles by Bojan Pancevski

George Papaconstantinou

George Papaconstantinou

George Papaconstantinou

George Papaconstantinou is a former Greek Finance Minister and currently Professor at the School of Transnational Governance of the European University Institute. His book Whatever It Takes: The Battle for Post-Crisis Europe has just been published by Agenda Publishing.

Noémie Papp

Noémie Papp

Noémie Papp

Since 2012 Noémie Papp has been adviser at the European Banking Federation in charge of retail and consumer affairs issues. Noémie is also coordinator of the work conducted by the EBF Strategic Issue Group on digital banking. Prior to joining the EBF, Noémie worked for almost two years in a worldwide public relations and public affairs consultancy in Brussels.

Jonas Parello-Plesner

Jonas Parello-Plesner

Jonas Parello-Plesner

Jonas Parello-Plesner is Executive Director of the Copenhagen-based Alliance of Democracies Foundation chaired by former NATO-Secretary-General Anders Fogh Rasmussen. The Foundation seeks to advance democracy and strengthen the alliance between the world’s democracies. He is also a non-resident senior fellow with the German Marshall Fund. His research focuses on Asia and China and relations with EU and the U.S and he has provided commentaries for Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Financial Times, the American Interest and E!Sharp.

 

 

 

Tom Parker

Tom Parker

Tom Parker

Tom Parker is President of the British Chamber of Commerce to Belgium and the EU www.britishchamber.be/, founder and Chairman of Cambre Associates (www.cambre-associates.com & @CambreAssoc) and Deputy Chief Executive and Board Member of SECNewgate (www.secnewgate.com).

 

Roderick Parkes

Roderick Parkes

Roderick Parkes

Roderick Parkes is a scholar (2014-2015) at the Utrikespolitiska Institutet (UI) in Stockholm, and a senior fellow (non-resident) with the Polish Institute of International Affairs (PISM) and the German Institute of International and Security Affairs (SWP).

Patryk Pawlak

Patryk Pawlak

Patryk Pawlak

Patryk Pawlak is Research Fellow at the EU Institute for Security Studies in Paris where he deals with transatlantic relations, including US domestic and foreign policies.



Giacomo Persi Paoli

Giacomo Persi Paoli

Giacomo Persi Paoli

 
Giacomo Persi Paoli is a senior analyst in RAND Europe. His areas of expertise focus on defence and security issues, particularly counter-terrorism, maritime security and border security. Currently Giacomo is leading RAND’s Mediterranean Foresight Forum (MFF), which is examining key issues that are currently affecting the region, from economic, political and social instability right through to the migrant crisis that is currently impacting mainland Europe. Prior to joining RAND Europe, he served 14 years in the Italian Navy, with experience on the frontline of the migrant crisis rescuing migrants at sea.
 

Vivien Pertusot

Vivien Pertusot

Vivien Pertusot

Vivien Pertusot is head of office in Brussels for the French Institute of International Relations (Ifri). He is the coordinator of the EU project “Building Bridges between National Perspectives on the European Union” and of the Ifri’s research programme RESET (REcalibrating Security in Europe and in the Transatlantic area). His research focuses on the EU’s future, Europe defence policies and EU-UK relations. You can follow him at @VPertusot



Thiess Petersen

Thiess Petersen

Thiess Petersen

Dr. Thieß Petersen, Bertelsmann Stiftung, Gütersloh. As a senior expert with the project Global Economic Dynamics (GED) Thieß specializes on macro-economic studies and economics. He is currently concentrating on the causes and effects of financial and economic crises, the chances and risks of globalisation and the public debt and euro crisis.



John Peterson

John Peterson

John Peterson

John Peterson is Professor of International Politics at the University of Edinburgh.  He has held previous posts at the Universities of Glasgow, York and elsewhere.  Recent publications include Parochial Global Europe (OUP 2014), Multilateralism in the 21st Century:  Europe’s Quest for Effectiveness (Routledge 2014) and The European Commission of the 21st Century (Oxford University Press 2014).  

John Peterson

John Peterson

John Peterson

John Peterson is Professor of International Politics at the University of Edinburgh. He previously has held posts at the Universities of Glasgow, York, Essex, Oxford, and the University of California. John is Editor-in-Chief of the British Journal of Politics and International Relations. His recent works include The European Union: How Does it Work? (5th edn, 2018), The Institutions of the European Union (4th edn, 2017) and The West and the Global Power Shift (2016).

Articles by John Peterson

David Phinnemore

David Phinnemore

David Phinnemore

David Phinnemore is Professor of European Politics at Queen's University Belfast in Northern Ireland and visiting Professor at the College of Europe. He teaches and researches the politics of the EU and has published widely on EU treaty reform, EU enlargement, EU external relations, Brexit and Northern Ireland. He is currently coordinating a three-year research project on Governance for 'a place between’: the Multilevel Dynamics of Implementing the Protocol on Ireland/Northern Ireland.

Lea  Pilsner

Lea Pilsner

Lea Pilsner

Lea Pilsner is a researcher at E3G

Jean-Claude Piris

Jean-Claude Piris

Jean-Claude Piris

Jean-Claude Piris is a consultant on EU and international law. An honorary Conseiller d'Etat, he was a diplomat at the UN, the OECD Legal Director, the Director General of the European Council/EU Council's Legal Services (1988-2010 and the Legal Counsel for negotiations of EU Treaties from Maastricht to Lisbon. Recent books:"The Lisbon Treaty",CUP,2010; "The Future of Europe:Towards a Two-Speed EU?",CUP,2012.(jeanclaudepiris@hotmail.com)



Gérard  Pogorel

Gérard Pogorel

Gérard Pogorel

Gérard POGOREL is Professor of Economics and Management-Emeritus, Telecom ParisTech Graduate School of Engineering, France, and an independent international expert in telecommunications and the digital economy.  He has recently published widely circulated and influential position papers: in 2017 Spectrum 5.0Improving assignment procedures to meet economic and social policy goals, and in 2018 Spectrum 5.0 Re-thinking Spectrum Awards for Optimal 5G Deployment. He co-authored in 2014 a report to the Prime Minister of Italy assessing the investments by operators in Broadband networks in the European Digital Agenda perspective. He was previously Chair of the European Union Framework Research & Technology Development Programme Monitoring Panel, and Chair of the Monitoring Committee of the EU Information Society and Technologies Research Programme.

 

 

 

Alexandra Pollitt

Alexandra Pollitt

Alexandra Pollitt

Alexandra Pollitt is a Research Fellow at the Policy Institute at King’s. While she works on a wide range of policy research and analysis, her focus is primarily on R&D policy and social policy evaluation. Prior to joining King’s, Alex spent six years at RAND Europe, a not-for-profit policy research institute. She has also worked in developmental psychiatry research, education assessment and impact measurement, monitoring and evaluation for an international NGO. Alex is a member of the steering committee for the International School on Research Impact Assessment and had taught research methods, communications and project management internationally.

Thomas Pope

Thomas Pope

Thomas Pope

Thomas Pope is the deputy chief economist at the Institute for Government and works across its programme areas. He leads the Institute’s work on subsidy control. Thomas has an MSc in economics from UCL and a BA in philosophy, politics and economics from the University of Oxford.

 

Chris Poray

Chris Poray

Chris Poray

Chris Poray is Programme Manager and Executive Committee Member for TEAM Global, recently founding a student-led initiative called the International Perspective with TEAM’s support, in which students gain the knowledge and skills necessary to enter the international affairs sector. He is also a trainee at the European Space Agency working within the Telecommunications & Integrated Applications directorate. His interests include security and cybersecurity in relation to critical and technology infrastructure.

Jonathan Portes

Jonathan Portes

Jonathan Portes

Jonathan Portes is Professor of Economics and Public Policy at King's College London, and a Senior Fellow of the ESRC's UK in a Changing Europe programme, which funds his ongoing research on this topic. More information on the programme is at www.ukandeu.ac.uk

 

 

David Poyser

David Poyser

David Poyser

When he was responsible for a series of four BBC Open University television programmes, broadcast from 2001 to 2010, David Poyser was able to conduct interviews with many leading players in EU-UK relations including Ted Heath and Roy Jenkins. After a twenty year career in journalism and television production winning many Royal Television Society (RTS) Awards, then a period as Chair of the London RTS, he worked in various communications roles for the European Parliament, including with the Socialist Group of MEPs, the London office of the European Parliament, as a creative producer with the Parliament’s audiovisual unit and as a communications consultant to the Labour MEPs. Since returning to the UK, he has continued as a writer on European Affairs, a Blue Badge tour guide and Treasurer of the Labour Movement for Europe. He was Mayor of the London Borough of Islington from 2018-19.

Julian Priestley

Julian Priestley

Julian Priestley

Sir Julian Priestley was Secretary General of the European Parliament from 1997 to 2007. Since then he has been writing, commenting and speaking about European politics. He has just published his first novel, ‘Putsch’ a political thriller set in Britain just after the turn of the century marks a new departure.

 

Frank Pringle

Frank Pringle

Frank Pringle

Frank Pringle is currently an undergraduate student at the University of Glasgow, studying towards a degree in History and Politics. He has a passion for European politics, international affairs, and interstate relations – in addition to a passion for youth engagement in politics and international relations.

Michael Privot

Michael Privot

Michael Privot

Michael Privot is Director of the European Network Against Racism (ENAR). He is also an expert in Islamology and radicalisation processes within Muslim communities, and has more than a decade of experience in community building of Muslim communities in Belgium and Europe. Michael is the author of several books and has published a wide range of articles, both in mainstream media and academic journals.

George Pufan

George Pufan

George Pufan

George Pufan is a former Director and Secretary-General of the Romanian Court of Accounts. He became a Member of the European Court of Auditors (ECA) in July 2013 and was responsible for the audit of a number of Joint Undertakings and European Agencies. In 2014, he was appointed to Chamber II of the ECA, which deals with performance audits in the areas of Environment, Society and Welfare, Tourism and Culture. He has been Reporting Member for audit reports on a range of topics including airport infrastructure and urban waste water treatment.

Articles by George Pufan

Hans Pung

Hans Pung

Hans Pung

Hans Pung is president of RAND Europe, a not-for-profit public policy research organisation. Since joining RAND in 2002, Pung has held a range of senior leadership positions within the organisation, including directing RAND's European defence and security research portfolio. Prior to RAND, Pung served as an engineer officer in the United States Army with responsibility for logistics, personnel, and operations and overseas service in the United Kingdom, South Korea, and Germany.

Articles by Hans Pung

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Fiona Quimbre

Fiona Quimbre

Fiona Quimbre

Fiona Quimbre is a defence and security analyst at RAND Europe. Her work focuses on futures foresight, Chinese foreign policy, cybersecurity, defence innovation and the impact of emerging technologies. At RAND, Quimbre has delivered projects for the European Commission, the European Defence Agency, EC DG HOME, the UK Ministry of Defence, the UK Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office and the Estonian Ministry of the Interior. 

 

 

Joseph Quinlan

Joseph Quinlan

Joseph Quinlan

 
Joseph Quinlan is a Senior Fellow at the Center for Transatlantic Relations, Johns Hopkins University, Washington DC. In 2006, the American Chamber of Commerce to the European Union awarded Mr. Quinlan the 2006 Transatlantic Business Award for his research on U.S.-Europe economic ties. In 2007, he was a recipient of the European-American Business Council Leadership award for his research on the transatlantic partnership and global economy.

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Cristiano Radaelli

Cristiano Radaelli

Cristiano Radaelli

Cristiano Radaelli is the Vice President of Confindustria Digitale and President of Anitec, the Italian ICT organizations, Member of the Executive Board of DigitalEurope. He began his career in General Telephone and Electronics, moving afterwards to Siemens, Italtel and Nokia Siemens Networks, having global management responsibilities in R&D, Operations, Sales and Business Administration. He has also worked for several years in the United States. He writes articles on economics, management and digital agenda.



Mujtaba Rahman

Mujtaba Rahman

Mujtaba Rahman

Mujtaba Rahman is the head of Eurasia Group's Europe Practice, where he advises a variety of investors on the politics and political economy of Europe. He previously worked at the European Commission's Directorate-General for Economic and Financial Affairs, and at the UK Treasury. He teaches political risk to graduate students at Columbia University's School of International and Public Affairs and at New York University's Stern Business School, where he is an Adjunct Professor.

 

Ivan Rajic

Ivan Rajic

Ivan Rajic

Ivan Rajic is a Research Fellow at the Birmingham Business School, University of Birmingham, UK, working on Brexit and Manufacturing, funded by the ESRC's UK in a Changing Europe project. His interests cover industrial and regional policy and he is an associate member of staff of the Centre for Responsible Business. He previously worked at the University of Sheffield on Industry 4.0, and holds a PhD in Development Studies form cambridge University.

 

Peter Rashish

Peter Rashish

Peter Rashish

Peter Rashish is Senior Fellow and Director of the Geoeconomics Program at the American Institute for Contemporary German Studies at Johns Hopkins University in Washington, DC.  He has served as Vice President for Europe & Eurasia at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, and as a consultant to the World Bank and the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development.

Harvey Redgrave

Harvey Redgrave

Harvey Redgrave

Harvey Redgrave is a senior policy fellow at the Institute for Global Change, leading on immigration and integration. In addition to his work at the Institute, Harvey is Director of Strategy at Crest Advisory, the country’s leading crime and justice consultancy. Previously, he spent four years as head of home affairs policy for the Labour Party and several years as a civil servant, including as a Deputy Director in the Prime Minister’s Strategy Unit, where he worked under three Prime Ministers.

Alastair Reed

Alastair Reed

Alastair Reed

Alastair Reed is a researcher at Policy Network.



Carolyn Reid

Carolyn Reid

Carolyn Reid

Carolyn Reid is Programme Manager for the Interreg France (Channel) England programme where she is responsible for overseeing a 200-million-euro fund aimed at delivering economic, environmental and social development in the France / UK Channel area. She is a highly experienced Programme Manager with a history of working government administration and on European Programmes.

 

Stuart Reigeluth

Stuart Reigeluth

Stuart Reigeluth

Stuart Reigeluth is editor of Revolve Magazine and works at the Council for European Palestinian Relations (CEPR) in Brussels. He is also a columnist at Gulf News in the United Arab Emirates and has contributed to many Arab and European newspapers and think-tanks. 



Joël Reland

Joël Reland

Joël Reland

Joël Reland is a researcher at UK in a Changing Europe, with a focus on UK-EU relations, UK foreign policy, and European politics. His academic background is in international politics and the history of political thought. He previously worked on European issues at the Foreign Office.

Thomas Renard

Thomas Renard

Thomas Renard

Thomas Renard is a Research Fellow at Egmont - Royal Institute for International Relations, in Brussels. He is also co-founder and Deputy Head of the European Strategic Partnerships Observatory (ESPO), a Senior Associate Fellow with the Center on Global Counterterrorism Cooperation and a PhD candidate at Ghent University. In 2012, he published The European Union and Emerging Powers in the 21st Century: How Europe Can Shape a New Global Order (Farnham: Ashgate). All his publications are available at www.thomasrenard.eu. Previous contribution to E!Sharp: http://esharp2.tttp.eu/Web-specials/Coping-with-the-Copenhagen-syndrome.



Allie Renison

Allie Renison

Allie Renison

Allie Renison is Head of EU and Trade Policy at the Institute of Directors and leads on devising recommendations and representing the voice of members on EU policy matters both to Westminster and Whitehall and with European institutions. She provides the link between business and Government on increasing international trade and has authored a number of reports on trends in both trade and trade policy, as well as running a number of trade missions for IoD members around the world every year. She also routinely provides advocacy for the IoD on a range of regulatory issues in Brussels.

Allie joined the IoD in April 2014. Prior to this, she was Research Director at Business for Britain, the campaign focused on renegotiating the UK's relationship with the EU. Allie has previously advised a number of parliamentarians in both Houses on EU legislative issues, with particular focus on trade and employment policy areas. She holds a Masters Degree in the political economy of emerging economies in the post-Soviet space. 

Lucia Retter

Lucia Retter

Lucia Retter

Lucia Retter is a senior analyst at RAND Europe. Since joining in 2013, she has led studies involving defence strategy, acquisition and capability, technology horizon scanning, defence and space industrial base and skills for the UK Ministry of Defence, the European Defence Agency, the European Commission and other European governments. She holds an M.A. cum laude in international relations and international economics from the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS), where she specialised in economic policy, and a B.A. in modern languages from Clare College, University of Cambridge.

Alicia Richart

Alicia Richart

Alicia Richart

Alicia Richart is Government Affairs Director in Cellnex Telecom, a European infrastructure telecom company. She is a former executive advisor of the Ministry of Industry, Energy and Tourism,  and Digital Champion in Spain. She is also in the board of PP in Cataluña as industry and new technologies secretary. Previously she worked for more than 10 years in Accenture in the management consulting area focusing on digital business.  

 

 

Peter  Ricketts

Peter Ricketts

Peter Ricketts

Lord Peter Ricketts

 

Peter Ricketts joined the FCO in 1974. His early career took him to Singapore, NATO Brussels and Washington, interspersed with stints in London including as a junior Private Secretary to Geoffrey Howe in the early 1980s. In the 20 years after the fall of the Berlin Wall, he spent a lot of time in London dealing with the crises in Kosovo, and then the Iraq and Afghanistan wars as Political Director. He was Permanent Representative in 2003, became Permanent Under Secretary at the FCO in 2006, and was appointed Britain’s first National Security Adviser in 2010. His last post was Ambassador in France. After retirement in 2016, Peter became a cross-bench member of the House of Lords, where he sits on the Justice and Home Affairs Committee, and is a Visiting Professor at King’s College London. His first book, Hard Choices: What Britain Does Next, was published by Atlantic Books in May 2021.

 

Basile Ridard

Basile Ridard

Basile Ridard

Basile Ridard is Senior Research Fellow at the Egmont Institute and Assistant Professor at the University of Picardy Jules Verne. His research focuses on the Constitutional and Institutional Law of the European Union, the European decision-making process, the French and Comparative Constitutional Law. Previously, he was Lecturer in Sorbonne Law School, Vice-president of the Young Research Committee of the French Association of Constitutional Law and Fellow of the Franco-German Doctoral School College in Comparative Public Law.

Articles by Basile Ridard

Charles Ries

Charles Ries

Charles Ries

Charles P. Ries is vice president, international, at the non-profit, non-partisan RAND Corporation.

Antoine Ripoll

Antoine Ripoll

Antoine Ripoll

Antoine Ripoll is the Director of the European Parliament Liaison Office in Washington DC. This article only reflects the author’s personal views.

 

 

 

Articles by Antoine Ripoll

Ariadna Ripoll Servent

Ariadna Ripoll Servent

Ariadna Ripoll Servent

Ariadna Ripoll Servent has been Assistant Professor of Political Science and European Integration at the University of Bamberg since 2013. She is currently Research Associate at the European University Institute in Florence and a visiting professor at the College of Europe in Bruges. Her latest book is ‘The European Parliament’ (published by MacMillan International Higher Education.

Ariadna Ripoll Servent

Ariadna Ripoll Servent

Ariadna Ripoll Servent

Ariadna Ripoll Servent has been Assistant Professor of Political Science and European Integration at the University of Bamberg since 2013. She is currently Research Associate at the European University Institute in Florence and a visiting professor at the College of Europe in Bruges. Her latest book is ‘The European Parliament’ (published by MacMillan International Higher Education.

Articles by Ariadna Ripoll Servent

Timmons Roberts

Timmons Roberts

Timmons Roberts

J. Timmons Roberts is Ittleson Professor of Environmental Studies and Sociology at the Center for Environmental Studies and founder of the Climate and Development Lab at Brown University.



Frances Robinson

Frances Robinson

Frances Robinson

Frances Robinson is a freelance journalist. Formerly Wall Street Journal staff, she writes for Politico, the Wall Street Journal Europe and London's Evening Standard.

 

 

 

 

Jasper Roctus

Jasper Roctus

Jasper Roctus

Jasper Roctus, who is presently completing his MA in sinology at Ghent University, was a Research Assistant at the Egmont Institute in the spring of 2020. He now plans to pursue a PhD.

Christilla Roederer-Rynning

Christilla Roederer-Rynning

Christilla Roederer-Rynning

Christilla Roederer-Rynning is a Professor at the Southern Denmark University.

Articles by Christilla Roederer-Rynning

James Rogers

James Rogers

James Rogers

James Rogers is Co-Director of the Group on Grand Strategy

Charlene Rohr

Charlene Rohr

Charlene Rohr

Charlene Rohr is a Senior Research Leader at RAND Europe and a Senior Research Fellow at The Policy Institute at King's College London. She has over twenty five years of experience designing and analysing stated preference discrete choice experiments to quantify individuals’ responses to policy interventions and to quantify the value of non-market goods in a range of areas including transport, communications, goods and regulated services. Her other research interests are in transport and in 2015 she was lead author of a study looking at future transport scenarios for the UK in 2035. RAND Europe is a not-for-profit research organisation that helps to improve policy and decision making through research and analysis.

Iulian Romanyshyn

Iulian Romanyshyn

Iulian Romanyshyn

Dr. Iulian Romanyshyn is a Charlemagne Prize Fellow at the Center for Advanced Security, Strategic and Integration Studies (CASSIS) at the University of Bonn and associate fellow at the Egmont-Royal Institute for International Relations. He is currently working on a project about EU strategic autonomy in security and defense supported by the Charlemagne Prize Academy. He previously held teaching and research positions at New York University, Maastricht University, Free University of Brussels and European University Institute. Iulian's research has been acknowledged with the 2018 Global Strategy PhD Prize awarded by the Egmont - Royal Institute for International Relations and the European Security and Defence College.

 

Irene Rosales

Irene Rosales

Irene Rosales

Irene Rosales is Policy and Campaigns Officer at the European Women’s Lobby where she is responsible of developing and delivering advocacy and campaigns plans in the fields of violence against women. She leads the European Women’s Lobby Observatory on Violence Against Women. In 2013, Irene worked in the coordination of the project “Act against rape! Use the Istanbul Convention”, developed in cooperation with the Council of Europe. Before joining EWL, she worked in the Europe Region World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts (WAGGGS) and in the Office of the EU Anti-Trafficking Coordinator.

Articles by Irene Rosales

Jill Rutter

Jill Rutter

Jill Rutter

Jill Rutter is Senior Research Fellow at UK in a Changing Europe. Previously, Jill was programme director at the Institute for Government (IfG) directing the organisation’s work on better policy making and Brexit. She is an experienced former senior civil servant, having worked in HM Treasury, Number 10 and Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (Defra). Jill’s writing is frequently in the media and she is a regular commentator on radio and television and tweets.

Philip Rycroft

Philip Rycroft

Philip Rycroft

Philip Rycroft worked in the Department for Exiting the European Union (DExEU) between March 2017 and March 2019, from October 2017 as Permanent Secretary. He was responsible for leading the department in all its work on the Government’s preparations for Brexit. From June 2015 to March 2019 he was head of the UK Governance Group in the Cabinet Office, with responsibility for advising ministers on all aspects of the constitution and devolution. From May 2012 to May 2015, he was the Director General in the Office of the Deputy Prime Minister, Nick Clegg. Through his career, Philip worked in a variety of roles, in the civil service in Scotland and London, in the European Commission and in business. He is now a specialist partner at Flint Global, a non-executive director and an academic.

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Daniel Sage

Daniel Sage

Daniel Sage

Daniel is a researcher on the Policy Network and Foundation for European Progressive Studies (FEPS) project on the Social State of Europe. He is also a doctoral researcher at the University of Stirling. His main research interests are in unemployment, wellbeing, labour market policies, social attitudes to the welfare state and the politics of welfare reform. His research has been published in a range of academic journals, including the International Journal of Sociology and Social Policy and the Journal of Happiness Studies.

Articles by Daniel Sage

Thomas Sampson

Thomas Sampson

Thomas Sampson

Thomas Sampson is an Assistant Professor of Economics at the London School of Economics, a Research Affiliate of the CEPR and a research leader for The UK in a Changing Europe. He holds a PhD from Harvard University. His main research interests are in international trade and growth and development.

Mark Sanders

Mark Sanders

Mark Sanders

Mark Sanders is associate professor of economics of transition and sustainability at Utrecht University School of Economics. He received his Ph.D. in 2004 from Maastricht University with the dissertation Skill Biased Technical Change: Its Origins, the Interaction with the Labour Market and Policy Implications. When Mark joined the Max Planck Society Institute for Economics in Jena, Germany in 2005 he shifted his research focus to entrepreneurship economics. When he joined the Utrecht School of Economics he began to investigate the role of entrepreneurship in shaping energy transition and has bridged and combined these topics and published extensively in international peer reviewed journals. He is also a founding member of the Sustainable Finance Lab at the Utrecht School of Economics and was scientific coordinator of the FIRES-consortium 2015–2018. In addition to his academic qualifications, Mark has been an active member of the Dutch liberal-democratic party D66.

Laura Sandys

Laura Sandys

Laura Sandys

Laura Sandys is Member of Parliament for South Thanet and Chair of European Movement, the UK’s largest pro-European grassroots campaigning organisation. She is founder of the Food Foundation, co-founder of POWERful Women, Chair of the 2020 Productivity and Efficiency Commission and a Member of Imperial College’s Centre for Carbon Capture and Storage Advisory Group.

 

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Luigi Scazzieri

Luigi Scazzieri

Luigi Scazzieri

Luigi Scazzieri is a research fellow at the CER. He works on European foreign and security policy, focusing on the EU’s neighbourhood, migration and transatlantic relations. Luigi holds a PhD in European Politics from King's College London. Before joining the CER, Luigi carried out research at the UK in a Changing Europe Initiative at King's College London, the Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS) and the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS).

 

 

Stefan Scheuer

Stefan Scheuer

Stefan Scheuer

Stefan Scheuer is Secretary General for the Coalition for Energy Savings. He has 12 years of experience in EU environmental and energy policy making. From 2000 to 2007 he worked at the European Environmental Bureau, latterly as its Policy Director, and was chairman of the ECOS, the EU citizens’ organisation working on greening technical standardisation.



Daniel Schlaepfer

Daniel Schlaepfer

Daniel Schlaepfer

Daniel Schlaepfer is the President of Select Vantage Inc (SVI), and its affiliates True North Vantage Inc, Epic Vantage Inc and Elite Vantage Placement Ltd. SVI is a global leader in electronic market-making, employing over 2,700 staff in 39 countries. On any given day, the firm can trade upwards of US$3 billion on global stock markets.

Gerhard Schnyder

Gerhard Schnyder

Gerhard Schnyder

Gerhard Schnyder is Professor of International Management & Political Economy at Loughborough University London, Project Leader of the Norface Network-funded project Populist Backlash, Democratic Backsliding, and the Crisis of the Rule of Law in the European Union (POPBACK) and a Brexit blogger.

Gabriele Schöler

Gabriele Schöler

Gabriele Schöler

Gabriele Schöler is senior project manager in the Future of Europe programme of the German Bertelsmann Stiftung. Her focus is on Eastern Europe and EU neighbourhood relations.



Ulrich Schoof

Ulrich Schoof

Ulrich Schoof

Dr. Ulrich Schoof, Bertelsmann Stiftung, Gütersloh. As a senior project manager with the Global Economic Dynamics (GED) team Ulrich specializes on international trade and its interplay with inclusive economic growth. He has focused on the effects of free trade agreements and initiatives such as the TTIP, TPP or the EU single market.



Peter Schrank

Peter Schrank

Peter Schrank

Swiss-born Peter Schrank is an internationally award winning political cartoonist, was political cartoonist for The Independent on Sunday, and more occasionally the Independent, from 1995 to 2016. He continues to work for Basler Zeitung (Switzerland) and The Sunday Business Post (Ireland), and is also also a regular contributor to the Economist. His work is internationally syndicated by The New York Times Syndicate (www.nytsyn.com/cartoons).  Currently his work can be seen in The Best of Britain’s Political Cartoons of 2016 published by Random House.

Articles by Peter Schrank

Leonard August Schuette

Leonard August Schuette

Leonard August Schuette

Leonard August Schuette is a PhD researcher at the University of Maastricht. He was previously Clara O’Donnell Fellow at the Centre for European Reform and graduate student at the University of Cambridge. His research focusses on NATO, EU foreign policy, and Brexit.

Alex Scott

Alex Scott

Alex Scott

Alex Scott is a Senior Policy Advisor at E3G where she leads the think tank’s COP26 strategy and engagement. Alex works with the Climate Diplomacy, Risk and Security team to deliver high impact political interventions that shape transformational international outcomes.

Terry Scuoler

Terry Scuoler

Terry Scuoler

Terry Scuoler became CEO of the Engineering Employers Federation (EEF) in March 2010 with a vision and commitment to take part in a renewed interest and resurgence in the UK’s manufacturing and engineering sectors. He also sits on the Boards of SEMTA, the Sector Skills Council for Manufacturing, the University of Sheffield Advanced Manufacturing Institute (AMI) and is a member of the Apprentice Ambassador Network and a number of other high level Industry Advisory Boards and Committees.

 



Algirdas Šemeta

Algirdas Šemeta

Algirdas Šemeta

Algirdas Šemeta is the European Commissioner for Taxation, Customs Union, Audit and Anti-Fraud

Jeremy Shapiro

Jeremy Shapiro

Jeremy Shapiro

Jeremy Shapiro is the research director of the European Council on Foreign Relations. His areas of focus include US foreign policy and transatlantic relations. He was previously a fellow with the Project on International Order and Strategy and the Center on the United States and Europe at Brookings, where he edited the Foreign Policy program's blog Order from Chaos. Prior to Brookings, he was a member of the U.S. State Department’s policy planning staff, where he advised the secretary of state on U.S. policy in North Africa and the Levant. He was also the senior advisor to Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs Philip Gordon, providing strategic guidance on a wide variety of U.S.-European foreign policy issues.

Darren Sharpe

Darren Sharpe

Darren Sharpe

Dr Darren Sharpe is a Senior Research Fellow with the NIHR CLAHRC North Thames based within the Institute of Health and Human Development, University of East London. His interests include participatory research with children, young people and vulnerable adults in health, social care, education and citizenship.

Jim Shaughnessy

Jim Shaughnessy

Jim Shaughnessy

Jim Shaughnessy is executive vice president for corporate affairs at Workday, responsible for the company’s work across policy and public affairs and its corporate tech-for-good initiatives. He has more than 25 years of experience as a strategic legal and business executive for leading technology companies. He served as Workday’s General Counsel from 2011 to 2019, and previously was general counsel at PeopleSoft, Lenovo Group, and Orbitz Worldwide. Jim has also held senior legal positions at Hewlett-Packard, Compaq Computer, and Digital Equipment. Over his career, Jim has had responsibility for public policy, government affairs, and other business functions in addition to his legal roles.

 

 

Alexander Shea

Alexander Shea

Alexander Shea


Alexander is a recent graduate with an MPhil in International Relations from St. Antony's College, Oxford. He is currently pursuing opportunities as a journalist and political commentator. Twitter @alexander_shea

Marcus Shepheard

Marcus Shepheard

Marcus Shepheard

Marcus Shepheard joined the Institute for Government in April 2017 from the Royal Society where he worked on a range of projects covering cybersecurity, computing education and foresight. He has also worked for the Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology.

Michelle Shevin-Coetzee

Michelle Shevin-Coetzee

Michelle Shevin-Coetzee

Michelle Shevin-Coetzee is a Research Assistant at the Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments (CSBA). Prior to joining CSBA, she was a researcher with the Center for a New American Security where she focused on the transatlantic relationship. Michelle also serves as the vice president of the Women in International Security DC chapter.

Jonny Shipp

Jonny Shipp

Jonny Shipp

Jonny Shipp is a social entrepreneur and adviser on technology, strategy and public affairs. He spent 22 years in senior corporate roles in Internet and communications, delivering products, partnerships, strategic communications, industry self-regulation, thought leadership and cultural change programmes across Europe and the Americas. He is currently Executive Chair at the Internet Commission and a Visiting Fellow in the Department of Media and Communications at the London School of Economics and Political Science. He served six years as Vice-Chair of the Internet Watch Foundation.

Dorota Sienkiewicz

Dorota Sienkiewicz

Dorota Sienkiewicz

Dorota Sienkiewicz joined the European Public Health Alliance (EPHA) in May 2009 where currently she works as Health Equity and Policy Coherence Coordinator, contributing to its overall activities by providing policy and advocacy work in the field of health challenges from a social and economic perspective and impact of EU policies on health equity in Europe and beyond.

 



Anthony Silberfeld

Anthony Silberfeld

Anthony Silberfeld

Tony Silberfeld joined the Bertelsmann Foundation in April 2014 after seven years at the British Embassy's Northern Ireland Bureau in Washington, DC.  As head of political and public affairs at the Bureau, Tony was responsible for representing Northern Ireland before city, state/provincial and federal bodies in the Americas. He also served as Northern Ireland government spokesman in the Americas and advised Northern Ireland's ministers on political developments in the US, Canada and Brazil.  Prior to his tenure at the embassy, Tony spent several years in the US Senate and the House of Representatives. He worked on foreign-policy and trade issues, with a particular focus on trans-Atlantic relations. He began his career in the office of Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-CA), then moved across Capitol Hill to advise Congressman Joseph Crowley (D-NY) in his position on the House Subcommittee on Europe.

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Simon Skillings

Simon Skillings

Simon Skillings

Simon Skillings has 25 years experience working in the energy industry. Much of this time has been spent in a variety of strategic, regulatory and policy roles for Powergen and E.ON UK, culminating in a 5 year period spent as Director of Strategy and Energy Policy.

In 2007, he established his own energy consulting company, Trilemma UK Ltd., and has subsequently provided advice on investment and policy issues for a range of private companies, UK Government and the regulator OFGEM. He is an Honorary Fellow, School of Environmental and Life Sciences, University of Exeter, and was formerly a member of the Boards of the Association of Electricity Producers and the UK Business Council for Sustainable Energy.

 



Linda Slapakova

Linda Slapakova

Linda Slapakova

Linda Slapakova is an analyst with RAND Europe and its Centre for Futures and Foresight Studies which explores potential futures of impacts of emerging technologies, among other activities. Prior to joining RAND Europe, Slapakova conducted research on peacekeeping, conflict resolution and counter-terrorism with organisations in Brussels and the UK including the Crime Terror Nexus Project, the Institute for Economics and Peace, and the Centre for European Policy Studies.

Andrew Small

Andrew Small

Andrew Small

Andrew Small is a senior transatlantic fellow with the Asia program at the German Marshall Fund of the United States and an associate senior policy fellow at the European Council on Foreign Relations. He previously worked as the director of the Foreign Policy Centre's Beijing office; as a visiting fellow at the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, and was an ESU scholar in the office of Senator Edward M. Kennedy. He is the author of the ECFR paper The Meaning of Systemic Rivalry: Europe and China beyond the pandemic.

Tony Smith

Tony Smith

Tony Smith

Tony Smith CBE is a former Director General of the UK Border Force, Managing Director of Fortinus Global Ltd, and Chairman of the International Border Management and Technologies Association (IBMATA).

Elta Smith

Elta Smith

Elta Smith

Elta Smith is a research leader at RAND Europe. She has 12 years of experience in policy evaluation in the areas of science and food policy. Prior to joining RAND, Elta worked with a number UK, EU and international bodies and holds a Ph.D. in public policy from Harvard University.

Anton Spisak

Anton Spisak

Anton Spisak

Anton Spisak is a policy lead at the Tony Blair Institute for Global Change, where he is leading the Institute’s work on Brexit and trade policy. He was previously a UK civil servant working on the Brexit negotiations, in the Cabinet Office and Department for Exiting the EU.

 

Sanj Srikanthan

Sanj Srikanthan

Sanj Srikanthan

Sanj Srikanthan is Senior Vice President Europe, and Executive Director UK, at the International Rescue Committee. He leads the IRC’s work in Europe to drive for durable solutions to the crisis of global displacement, including the resettlement of refugees, and addressing root causes of conflict, fragility and poverty. Sanj has worked in over 8 countries in response to both natural disasters, like the Haiti earthquake and Ebola outbreak, as well as complex conflict related emergencies in northern Syria, Mali and South Sudan. As the former Emergency Field Director, he has been at the forefront of some of the most challenging responses that IRC has mounted, and supports initiatives to reform humanitarian response, in order to improve impact and effectiveness of the aid sector. Prior to joining the IRC, Sanj served as a British Army Officer for 7 years.

Jeffrey Stacey

Jeffrey Stacey

Jeffrey Stacey

Dr Jeffrey Stacey is a Visiting Senior Fellow at the Center for Transatlantic Relations at the Johns Hopkins University's Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) in Washington, DC

Henry Stanek

Henry Stanek

Henry Stanek

Henry Stanek is an independent consultant based in Paris, having worked extensively with EU institutions throughout his career. His thematic and geographical interests include transatlantic relations and Eastern Europe, where he was born and raised.

 



Joshua Stanton

Joshua Stanton

Joshua Stanton

Joshua Stanton has served as project manager for the trans-Atlantic relations team since joining the Bertelsmann Foundation in 2012. He has contributed to numerous Foundation publications, including Field Manual to Europe: Ten Memos for the New US Administration and Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP): On Track, But Off Message? . Josh's writings have also appeared in the Journal of International Service, Fletcher Forum of World Affairs , and Policy Review. He is the lead project manager for the TTIP Town Hall program, an information and awareness-raising program that highlights the local and regional impact of a potential trans-Atlantic free-trade agreement while expanding beyond Washington, DC the debate and discussion on TTIP.



Stefano Stefanini

Stefano Stefanini

Stefano Stefanini

Stefano Stefanini is Senior Advisor to the Podesta Group, Washington and Nonresident Senior Fellow of the Brent Scowcroft Center for International Security, Atlantic Council, Washington. He has been Diplomatic Advisor to the President of Italy, Giorgio Napolitano, Italian Permanent Representative at NATO and Deputy Chief of Mission at the Italian Embassy in Washington. He had served in New York, United Nations; Moscow; Washington; Perth, Western Australia.

 



Articles by Stefano Stefanini

Philip Stephens

Philip Stephens

Philip Stephens

Philip Stephens is Associate Editor at the Financial Times.

Philip Stevens

Philip Stevens

Philip Stevens

Philip is executive director of Geneva Network, which he founded in 2015. He is also a Senior Fellow at the Institute for Democracy and Economic Affairs, Malaysia. His main research interests are the intersection of intellectual property, trade and health policy. He has worked for the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) in Geneva, where he worked in its Global Challenges Division on a range of IP and health issues.

Katherine Stewart

Katherine Stewart

Katherine Stewart

Katherine Stewart is a policy analyst at RAND Europe, working primarily in the areas of social policy and technology. At RAND Europe she has contributed to projects for a range of European clients, including the European Commission and OECD. Her research interests include public administration and governance, and the impact of emerging technologies on the labour market.

Articles by Katherine Stewart

Sam Stockwell

Sam Stockwell

Sam Stockwell

Sam Stockwell is a research assistant at RAND Europe working in defence, security and infrastructure. His research interests include terrorism and counter-terrorism, cybersecurity, emerging technologies in conflict environments and space security. Prior to RAND, Stockwell worked at The Henry Jackson Society, a security think tank, where he studied the impact of coronavirus on online extremist content.
 

Lara  Stoimenova

Lara Stoimenova

Lara Stoimenova

Dr Lara Stoimenova is a competition and regulatory policy expert with significant experience in public and private sectors. She has experience in a wide range of industry sectors (including telecoms and digital) and an in-depth understanding of the political and strategic context of each. She is the founder and managing director of Sigma Economics, providing advice to firms wishing to influence the competition and regulatory environment they operate in. She is also an independent member on the board of the Jersey Competition Regulatory Authority and chair of its Audit and Risk Committee. She was an inquiry director in the Markets and Mergers Directorate of the UK’s Competition and Markets Authority (CMA), leading various market investigations and internal strategic projects. She was also a member of the CMA’s Senior Leadership Team and Operations Board. Before joining the CMA, she worked for the UK's communications regulator, Ofcom, where she was a programme director with expertise in European and UK telecommunications policy and chair of the BEREC expert working group on Remedies. Currently she also works in collaboration with DT Economics as associate partner and is a trustee at Reform, a think tank dedicated to making public services in the UK better and smarter.

Bruce Stokes

Bruce Stokes

Bruce Stokes

Bruce Stokes is the executive director of the Transatlantic Task Force: Together or Alone? Choices and Strategies for Transatlantic Relations for 2021 and Beyond. Previously, he was the director of Global Economic Attitudes at the Pew Research Center in Washington, DC, where he created and helped author Pew’s annual global attitudes survey. He is a former international economics correspondent for the National Journal, a Washington-based public policy magazine. He is also a former senior fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations, where he is a member, and is currently an associate fellow at Chatham House. He is co-author of the book America Against the World: How We Are Different and Why We Are Disliked (Times Books, 2006), and author of numerous German Marshall Fund and Council on Foreign Relations studies.

 

Paula Surridge

Paula Surridge

Paula Surridge

Paula Surridge is Deputy Director at UK in a Changing Europe and Senior Lecturer at the University of Bristol. She works on social and political values, public opinion, education and social inequalities. She has written extensively on the role of political values in recent elections.

 

Ulf Sverdrup

Ulf Sverdrup

Ulf Sverdrup

Ulf Sverdrup, is the Director of the Norwegian Institute of International Affairs (NUPI). He was a professor at the Norwegian Business School BI, and a research professor at ARENA, Centre for European Studies, at the University of Oslo. Sverdrup was also the Head of the Secretariat for the Official Norwegian Europe Review (NOU 2012:2) which assessed the impacts and implications of Norway’s agreements with the EU.

Graeme Sweeney

Graeme Sweeney

Graeme Sweeney

Dr. Graeme Sweeney is a leading authority on energy, fuels and climate change, drawing on his extensive international experience across all aspects of the oil, gas and renewable industries.

He is currently Chairman of the Advisory Council of the European Technology Platform of Zero Emission Fossil Fuels Power Plants (ZEP). ZEP's unique coalition of stakeholders (utilities, petroleum companies, equipment suppliers, scientists, academics and environmental NGOs) have been instrumental in the development of the EU Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) Demonstration programme, providing expert advice to the European Commission on all technical, technology, policy, commercial and other related issues.

Dr. Sweeney’s is the co-chair of the European Union’s CCS Project Network Advisory Forum and a founding member of the Global Carbon Capture and Storage Institute. He also serves on the advisory board of the University of California (Davis) Institute of Transportation Studies; is a member of the Prince of Wales' Corporate Leaders Group and chairs the Advisory Board of the UK Energy Research Centre (UKERC).



Nicole Sykes

Nicole Sykes

Nicole Sykes

Nicole Sykes is CBI Head of EU Negotiations where she has responsibility for the CBI’s work on Brexit and the negotiation of the future trading relationship between the UK and EU. Her team works with businesses of all sizes to develop post-Brexit policy on customs, regulation and services trade, as well to support companies to understand how negotiations are progressing. She works closely with the governments in the UK and the EU. She has worked at the CBI since 2015. Prior to this, Nicole worked on political campaigns, while outside the CBI she has worked for Microsoft UK and is a trustee of a development charity working across Africa, Asia and the Middle East.

 

István Szent-Iványi

István Szent-Iványi

István Szent-Iványi

 

István Szent-Iványi is a Hungarian politician, Hungarian Ambassador to Slovenia, founding member of the Alliance of Free Democrats political party, and former Member of the European Parliament (MEP) for the Alliance of Free Democrats, part of the European Liberal Democrat and Reform Party. He was chief foreign policy advisor to the Hungarian Liberal Party between October 2015 and April 2018. Previously, he served four terms as MP in the Hungarian National Assembly (1990-2004) being chairman of the Committee on Foreign Affairs (1997-2002) and the Committee on European Integration (2002-04). He is a founding member of the Alliance of Free Democrats (1988), was twice its Group leader in the National Assembly (1997-1998, 2000-2002), and he has been  a member of its executive board for several years. He was Secretary of State (deputy minister) at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs from 1994-97.

 

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Paolo Tancredi

Paolo Tancredi

Paolo Tancredi

Paolo Tancredi is a member of the Italian Chamber of Deputies and Vice Chairman of the Committee overseeing all the European Union Policies within the Chamber. In addition, he is also a member of the Italian Commission “Internet Bill of Rights”. An electronic engineer by training, he is also member of the Presidency’s office of NCD (Centre-right party currently in Government).



Thierry Tardy

Thierry Tardy

Thierry Tardy

Thierry Tardy is the Director of the Research Division at the NATO Defense College. He is also Visiting Professor at the College of Europe in Bruges. His research and teaching areas cover NATO’s policy and adaptation, European security, the EU’s Common Security and Defence Policy (CSDP), NATO-EU relations, the politics of crisis management, and UN peace operations. He has recently published French Interventions in Africa. Reluctant multilateralism (ed. with S. Recchia, London, Routledge, 2021). He tweets @thierrytardy.

Andy Tarrant

Andy Tarrant

Andy Tarrant

Dr Andy Tarrant is a specialist in EU law and politics. He has worked as an adviser to Labour's shadow  Europe and Pension Ministers. He has also
worked for Herbert Smith, the UK telecommunications regulator, British Telecommunications Plc and the European Competitive Telecommunications Association.

Jirka Taylor

Jirka Taylor

Jirka Taylor

 
Jirka Taylor is an analyst at RAND Europe working primarily in the area of communities, safety and justice. Prior to joining RAND, Taylor was an analyst for the Association for International Affairs, a Prague-based organisation. He earned his M.A. in American studies at the Faculty of Social Sciences, Charles University, Prague and his M.Phil. in international relations at the University of Cambridge. He has been a visiting student at Georgetown University and the University of Washington in Seattle and worked for the Office of the President at Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty.
 

Articles by Jirka Taylor

Paul Taylor

Paul Taylor

Paul Taylor

Paul Taylor is a senior fellow at the Friends of Europe think-tank and writes the “Europe at Large” column for POLITICO. He was previously a correspondent for Reuters, the international news agency, for 39 years. He has published a series of reports on European defence and security issues for Friends of Europe since 2017, most recently Crossing the Wilderness - Europe and the Sahel (May 2021). He is now working on a study on the Black Sea and European security to be published in January 2022. Paul studied History and Modern Languages at Balliol College, Oxford, before joining Reuters as a graduate trainee in 1977. Over nearly four decades, he specialized in European politics and economics, defence and diplomacy, and the Middle East. He has worked in London, Paris, Tehran, Bonn, Brussels, Jerusalem, Berlin and Cairo. From 2008-16 he also wrote the “Inside Europe” column for the International New York Times.

 

Feodora Teti

Feodora Teti

Feodora Teti

Feodora Teti is a trade economist at the ifo Center for International Economics in Munich. Her research focuses on trade policy, particularly tariffs and rules of origin, and she has contributed to policy consultancy projects for organisations including the German Ministry of Economics and Energy and the World Bank.

Renaud Thillaye

Renaud Thillaye

Renaud Thillaye

Renaud Thillaye is Manager at Flint Global and Research Associate at Policy Network.

 

 

Apostolos Thomadakis

Apostolos Thomadakis

Apostolos Thomadakis

Dr Apostolos Thomadakis is a Researcher at the European Capital Markets Institute (ECMI), an independent think tank run by CEPS’ Financial Markets and Institutions Unit. His work focuses on issues related to capital markets, financial markets and services, financial and securities regulation. He has completed many research projects on derivatives, access to capital, SMEs financing, CMU, financial instruments, financial services and regulation for European institutions and associations. Prior to joining ECMI, he was a Visiting Scholar at the Bank of Lithuania (BoL) and the Austrian National Bank (OeNB), while he worked for the European Investment Bank (EIB) and the European Central Bank (ECB). Apostolos has held academic positions at the University of Warwick, London School of Economics, University of Bath, and the University of Surrey. He holds a PhD from the University of Surrey.

David Thomas

David Thomas

David Thomas

David Thomas is MNI euro zone correspondent, based in Brussels. He formerly worked for Deutsche Boerse in a communications role and was also head of communications for WFE,  the global exchange industry association.
He was previously Brussels bureau chief for Knight-Ridder Financial and later for BridgeNews, covering the run-up to and launch of the single currency in 1999 and the euro’s challenging early years.

Brooks Tigner

Brooks Tigner

Brooks Tigner

 

Brooks Tigner is EU/NATO Affairs correspondent in Brussels for Jane’s Defence Weekly. He has reported on foreign, security, defence and military issues across Europe for nearly three decades – from the post-Cold War’s impact on NATO and its subsequent expansion, to the EU’s growing role in security and defence. Brooks regularly covers cyber-security, , defence research, dual-use technologies, and policy implications that cut across all these domains. He has moderated many international security and defence-oriented conferences. Author of Pick-up Sticks, a social crime novel set in 1960s small-town Texas, Brooks is working on a new social comedy novel set in New York during the Reagan years.

Simon Tilford

Simon Tilford

Simon Tilford

Simon Tilford works on the political economy of the eurozone, the economics of populism, financial reform, corporate governance and taxation. He is currently chief economist at the Tony Blair Institute for Global Change but will be joining Chatham House’s Global Economy and Finance Department in December 2018.

Paul Timmers

Paul Timmers

Paul Timmers

Prof Dr Paul Timmers is research associate at the University of Oxford (Oxford Internet Institute), adjunct professor at the European University Cyprus, visiting professor at Rijeka University, and CEO of iivii BV. He is a former Director at the European Commission Directorate for Digital Society, Trust and Cybersecurity. Contact: paul.timmers(at)iivii.eu.

 

Brendan Tobin

Brendan Tobin

Brendan Tobin

Brendan Tobin is Head of Growth at Ecanvasser. He has worked on over 2000 political campaigns across 70 countries promoting technology in politics to increase voter contact and representation. 

Articles by Brendan Tobin

Jennifer Tollmann

Jennifer Tollmann

Jennifer Tollmann

Jennifer Tollmann is a Policy Advisor in E3G’s Climate Diplomacy team based in Berlin. E3G’s Climate Diplomacy programme focuses on how to construct high leverage political interventions which can shape transformational international outcomes.

Baudilio Tomé Muguruza

Baudilio Tomé Muguruza

Baudilio Tomé Muguruza

Baudilio Tomé Muguruza has been a member of the European Court of Auditors since 2012. He led the audit on disinformation, whose findings are described in the report “Disinformation affecting the EU: tackled but not tamed”. An economist and a jurist by academic background, he has covered various positions in the Spanish civil service since 1986, and has served as Member of the Spanish Parliament from 2004 to 2012.

Phil Tomlinson

Phil Tomlinson

Phil Tomlinson

Phil Tomlinson is Professor of Industrial Strategy and Deputy Director of the Centre for Governance, Regulation & Industrial Strategy (CGR&IS) in the School of Management, University of Bath. He is a Fellow of the Regional Studies Association (RSA) and Editor of the RSA Policy Expo Book series. He has published widely on industrial strategy and regional development, and his work has been received by the Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS), Department for Transport, NESTA, Innovate UK, The TUC, Industry Trade Associations and other business and regional organisations. He has also addressed All Parliamentary Manufacturing Group of MPs on industrial and innovation policy and given presentations at the UK Houses of Parliament and the EU Commission. He was appointed to the independent review panel for Swindon and Wiltshire LEPs local industrial strategy, and currently sits on the West of England Combined Authority’s Skills Advisory Panel. His recent co-edited policy-facing book ‘Revitalising Lagging Regions: Smart Specialisation and Industry 4.0’ (2019) was published by Taylor and Francis as part of the RSA Policy Expo series.

Marco Torregrossa

Marco Torregrossa

Marco Torregrossa

Marco Torregrossa is Secretary General at the European Forum of Independent Professionals, a European association advocating for policy, business and society to become more conducive to the self-employed way of working. Formerly policy officer at the EU Commission and a lawyer by training, Marco is specialised in collaborative self-employment, co-operative entrepreneurship, digital work on platforms and the impacts of flexible labour regulations on the future of work.

Lorenzo Torti

Lorenzo Torti

Lorenzo Torti

Lorenzo Torti is currently a Manager at Flint, where he advises clients on EU politics and policy. Before joining Flint, Lorenzo was a Senior Policy Analyst at Fiscal Note Europe. He also worked at the General Secretariat of the Council of the EU and the European Climate Foundation and in the Italian and US diplomatic services.

 

Articles by Lorenzo Torti

Ketevan Tsikhelashvili

Ketevan Tsikhelashvili

Ketevan Tsikhelashvili

Ketevan Tsikhelashvili is the State Minister of Georgia for Reconciliation and Civic Equality. Prior to undertaking this position in August 2016, she  served as the State Ministry for Reconciliation and Civil Equality’s First Deputy Minister. Before this position, she was the elected chairwoman of the Eastern Partnership Civil Society Forum Georgian National Platform, the largest association of the prominent Non Governmental organizations in Georgia. She was the founder and director of the think tank, Liberal Academy Tbilisi that advocates for Georgia's European integration and the representative and consultant to the German Friedrich Naumann Foundation in Georgia and the South Caucasus for eight years.
 

Christian Turner

Christian Turner

Christian Turner

Christian Turner is a Junior Fellow at the Centre for Britain and Europe (CBE) at the University of Surrey. He is a former civil servant with experience of working on no-deal Brexit preparations and Rules of Origin and Tariffs. He has previously worked as a research analyst at the Centre for European Studies (CEFEUS) at Canterbury Christ Church University and as a policy advisor at the UK Chamber of Shipping.

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Sinan Ulgen

Sinan Ulgen

Sinan Ulgen

Sinan Ulgen is the executive chairman of the Istanbul based EDAM think tank and a visiting scholar at Carnegie Europe. He is the author of the recent Carnegie Europe report “Governing Cyberspace : A roadmap for transatlantic leadership” http://carnegieeurope.eu/2016/01/18/governing-cyberspace-road-map-for-transatlantic-leadership/issk. Follow him at @sinanulgen1

Simon Usherwood

Simon Usherwood

Simon Usherwood

Simon Usherwood is Professor of Politics and International Studies at the Open University, and Visiting Research Fellow at the University of Surrey’s Centre for Britain and Europe. His research on euroscepticism and on EU-UK relations has lead to numerous publications (including the OUP’s Very Short Introduction to the EU) and work with politicians, media outlets and public audiences across Europe. He has been the Chair of the University Association for Contemporary European Studies since September 2021. For more information, visit www.simonusherwood.com

 

 

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Tomáš Valášek

Tomáš Valášek

Tomáš Valášek

Tomáš Valášek is a senior fellow at Carnegie Europe, where his research focuses on security and defense, transatlantic relations, and Central European affairs. Previously, he served as the Permanent Representative of the Slovak Republic to NATO for nearly four years and, before that, he was president of the Central European Policy Institute in Bratislava (2012–2013), director of foreign policy and defense at the Centre for European Reform in London (2007–2012), and founder and director of the Brussels office of the World Security Institute (2002–2006). In 2006–2007, he served as acting political director and head of the security and defense policy division at the Slovak Ministry of Defense.

 

 

 

 

 

 

João  Vale de Almeida

João Vale de Almeida

João Vale de Almeida

João Vale de Almeida is a diplomat at the European External Action Service. He was the EU Ambassador to the US until 2014 and will take his new function as Ambassador to the UN in New York in October. This article contains personal opinions and does not necessarily reflect the positions of the European Union.

Articles by João Vale de Almeida

Erik van der Marel

Erik van der Marel

Erik van der Marel

Erik van der Marel is a Senior Economist at ECIPE, lecturer at the ULB Solvay Brussels School and consultant economist for the World Bank. His areas of expertise are in international trade, trade in services and services regulations, digital trade, and productivity. Prior to his appointment at ECIPE, Erik was a lecturer at the London School of Economics and in the past gained various experiences as a consultant for the European Commission, OECD, APEC and as a visiting researcher at the World Bank’s trade research department.

 

John Van Reenen

John Van Reenen

John Van Reenen

John Van Reenen has been the Director of the Centre of Economic Performance and a Professor of Economics at LSE since 2003. He is now moving to be a tenured Professor at the Massachusetts Institute for Technology (MIT) jointly in the Department of Economics and the Sloan School of Management. His most recent publications are a book on the long-term economic effects of Brexit, on innovation and climate change and on productivity and trade.

Tony Venables

Tony Venables

Tony Venables

Tony Venables is the Founder of ECIT — a foundation working on European Citizenship. He started his career as a European civil servant, before heading up the consumer group BEUC (European Bureau of Consumer Unions) and setting up ECAS (European Citizen Action Service). He is the author of the book Piecing Together Europe’s Citizenship.

Stijn Verhelst

Stijn Verhelst

Stijn Verhelst

 

Stijn Verhelst is Senior Research Fellow at Egmont – The Royal Institute for International Relations. He joined the European Affairs Program of Egmont – The Royal Institute for International Relations in November 2009. He became Senior Research Fellow in January 2012. He has published extensively on the eurozone sovereign crisis and the Banking Union project. He obtained a Master’s Degree in Political Science (2007) and a Master’s Degree in Business Economics (2008), both from Ghent University and a Master’s Degree in European Law from Université Paris-Sud (2009). 

Miguel Verzbolovskis

Miguel Verzbolovskis

Miguel Verzbolovskis

Miguel Verzbolovskis has served in different capacities in the Panamanian government, including at the Finance Ministry, the Canal Authority, and the Foreign Service. He was part of the team that helped create the nation’s sovereign wealth fund and, more recently, was posted in Brussels as Ambassador to Belgium and to the EU.

Reinhilde Veugelers

Reinhilde Veugelers

Reinhilde Veugelers

Prof Dr. Reinhilde Veugelers is a Senior fellow at Bruegel whose activities include coordinating research in the area of competition, innovation and sustainable growth. She is a professor at KULeuven (BE) at the Faculty of Economics and Business, where she teaches international business economics and game theory. From 2004-2008, she was on academic leave, as advisor at the European Commission (BEPA). She is currently a CEPR Research Fellow and a member of Commissioner Potocnik‘s Knowledge for Growth expert group.



Pierre Vimont

Pierre Vimont

Pierre Vimont

Pierre Vimont is a senior fellow at Carnegie Europe and former executive Secretary General of the EEAS.

 

Peter Vis

Peter Vis

Peter Vis

Peter Vis is the Head of Cabinet of Connie Hedegaard, European Commissioner for Climate Action. Prior to that he worked in the Cabinet of Andris Piebalgs, Commissioner for Energy. He joined the European Commission in 1990, and since 1997 has been more specialised in environmental and energy issues, in particular climate change. He is a British national, married with 2 children.

 



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Alan Wager

Alan Wager

Alan Wager

Alan Wager is a Research Associate at The UK in a Changing Europe, and teaches on Brexit and British Politics at King's College London and the LSE.

Garvan Walshe

Garvan Walshe

Garvan Walshe

Garvan Walshe is a former national and international security policy adviser to the British Conservative Party and CEO of Brexit Analytics. He is also a Senior Fellow at the Open Political Economy Network (opennetwork.net).

Marcus Walsh-Führing

Marcus Walsh-Führing

Marcus Walsh-Führing

Marcus Walsh-Führing is a postdoctoral fellow at the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) Europe. Marcus' research interests focus on revenue collection, corporate governance, and regulatory autonomy. He has published numerous articles and reviews in: The Journal of Common Market Studies, Capital & Class, International Affairs, and International Studies Review.

Nick Watts

Nick Watts

Nick Watts

 
Nick Watts is a policy adviser and consultant on Defence and Security policy; he is Convener of the British Influence Security Forum and Rapporteur on the EuroDefense Working Group on European cyber security policy. He was previously Policy Director at First Defence, and was Director of the Future of Europe Trust.
 

John Weeks

John Weeks

John Weeks

John Weeks is professor emeritus of economics, SOAS, University of London, and founding member of Economists for Rational Economic Policies. His most recent book is Economics of the 1%: how mainstream economics serves the rich, obscures reality and distorts policy. He is based in London where he has a weekly radio programme of economic commentary.

Articles by John Weeks

Stefani Weiss

Stefani Weiss

Stefani Weiss

Stefani Weiss is Director of the European Programme at the Brussels Office of Bertelsmann Stiftung and an expert in EU foreign and security policy.

 



Fredrik  Wesslau

Fredrik Wesslau

Fredrik Wesslau

Fredrik Wesslau is Director of the Wider Europe Programme at the European Council on Foreign Relations. His areas of Expertise: European foreign policy, conflict and crisis management, state-building, counter-piracy, South Caucasus, and Western Balkans.

 

 

Richard Westaway

Richard Westaway

Richard Westaway

Dr Richard Westaway is a Sustainability Specialist at IMS Consulting. His work in the construction sector includes the development of client submissions for the Carbon Disclosure Project. Prior to joining IMS he worked for the UK Climate Impact Programme.



Nick Westcott

Nick Westcott

Nick Westcott

Nicholas Westcott is Director of the Royal African Society and Research Associate at the Centre for International Studies and Diplomacy at SOAS University of London. From 2011-17 he was Managing Director in the EU’s External Action Service in Brussels, firstly for Africa and then for the Middle East and North Africa. After completing a PhD in African history at Cambridge University, he worked from 1982-2011 for the Foreign and Commonwealth Office in a number of posts in London, Brussels, Washington DC and in Africa, including as British High Commissioner to Ghana from 2008. He is the author of Imperialism and Development (James Currey, 2020) and articles on African history and British and European foreign policy. He tweets @NickWestcottRAS.

 

Martin Westlake

Martin Westlake

Martin Westlake

Martin Westlake is a Visiting Professor in Practice at the LSE’s European Institute and a Visiting Professor at the College of Europe, Bruges. During a thirty-year European career, he worked in the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe, the EU’s Council of Ministers and the European Commission, with the European Parliament, and in the European Economic and Social Committee, where he served as Secretary-General, 2008-2013. He has published widely on the European institutions and on European and UK politics.

Hannah White

Hannah White

Hannah White

Hannah White is a Programme Director at the Institute for Government, where she leads the Institute’s work on Parliament and the relationship between scrutiny and effective government, and Brexit. She has more than 10 years' experience in Parliament and the Civil Service, most recently running the Committee on Standards on Public Life in the Cabinet Office, and the Political and Constitutional Reform Committee in the House of Commons.

Dalena White

Dalena White

Dalena White

Dalena White has more than 20 years’ experience in clothing design, textile manufacturing, merchandising and product sourcing for fashion retail. She served as a board member of a clothing factory for 6 years, before joining the wool industry in 2008. She managed brand developments for South African Merino wool products, including styling, wool textile innovation and marketing projects with retail partners. Dalena was appointed as the Secretary General of the International Wool Textile Organisation, based in Brussels, Belgium, in June 2016. IWTO is the recognized global authority for standards in the wool industry and has been representing the interests of the wool textile trade since 1930. IWTO Members represent 23 countries and all stages of the wool pipeline. IWTO is a registered AISBL (non-profit).

Articles by Dalena White

Richard Whitman

Richard Whitman

Richard Whitman

Professor Richard G. Whitman is director of the Global Europe Centre and professor of politics and international relations at the University of Kent. He is also an associate fellow and former head of the Europe Programme at Chatham House. His current research interests include Brexit and especially the future foreign, security and defence policies of the UK and the EU.

Xenia Wickett

Xenia Wickett

Xenia Wickett

 

Xenia Wickett is the head of the US and the Americas Programme at Chatham House and the Dean of the Queen Elizabeth II Academy for Leadership in International Affairs, Chatham House’s leadership training initiative. Prior to this she was the Executive Director of the PeaceNexus Foundation, based just outside Geneva, which she launched in 2009. From 2005 to 2009, Xenia was at Harvard Kennedy School's Belfer Center where she was the Director of the Project on India and the Subcontinent and the Executive Director for Research at the Belfer Center, as well as being a member of the Center’s board. From early 2004 to August 2005, Xenia served as Director for South Asia at the USG's National Security Council (NSC). Prior to her NSC post, Xenia served as a Foreign Affairs Specialist in the Bureau of South Asia at the Department of State. During her tenure at the Department of State, Xenia was also a Special Advisor at the Homeland Security Group, and an officer in the Bureau of Nonproliferation. Shortly after September 11, 2001, she was detailed from the Department of State to the Office of the Vice President (OVP) to help launch the Office of Homeland Security Affairs.

Peter Wilding

Peter Wilding

Peter Wilding

Peter Wilding is the founder and director of British Influence. In 20 years of working in European affairs he has practised and lectured as a solicitor in EU law, been head of media for the Conservative party in the European parliament, and European director of BSkyB, He has made regular appearances in the media and has authored Influencing the European Union. He is the author of 'What Next? Britain's Future in Europe'.

Jason Wiseman

Jason Wiseman

Jason Wiseman

Secretary General of the Atlantic Treaty Association, Jason Wiseman has been with the ATA Headquarters since 2012 and worked as a National Security Analyst with the NATO Association of Canada from 2011. He holds an MA in Government with a Specialization in Counter-Terrorism and Homeland Security and a BAH in Political Science. His areas of expertise include Counter-Terrorism, State Failure and Transnational Organized Crime.

Andrew Woodcock

Andrew Woodcock

Andrew Woodcock

Andrew Woodcock is Director of Stabilitas Associates, an international relations consultancy. He was a UK diplomat for 25 years and is particularly focused on civilian military issues and on Britain having effective relations with the rest of the EU.

 

 

Jon Worth

Jon Worth

Jon Worth

Jon Worth is a Berlin based political blogger and communications consultant. His blog – jonworth.eu – has been one of the most read and referenced blogs about the EU over the past decade. He also teaches about politics and communication at the College of Europe in Bruges. You can follow him on Twitter @jonworth.

Articles by Jon Worth

Nick Wright

Nick Wright

Nick Wright

Dr Nick Wright is a Lecturer in EU Politics and the Department of Political Science, University College London. His research looks at how member states collaborate and cooperate in the making of EU foreign policy, and at how Brexit is influence UK foreign policy.

Georgina Wright

Georgina Wright

Georgina Wright

Georgina Wrightis a senior researcher on the Brexit team where she focuses on UK engagement and influence in the EU after Brexit. Her research interests include the EU27’s views of Brexit, Franco-British relations and the future of the EU. Prior to joining the Institute, she was a research associate at Chatham House and has worked for the European Commission and NATO in Brussels. She frequently gives evidence to select committees in the House of Commons and House of Lords. 

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Guillaume Xavier-Bender

Guillaume Xavier-Bender

Guillaume Xavier-Bender

Guillaume Xavier-Bender is a transatlantic fellow at GMF based out of Brussels, where he works on political economy, economic security and the transatlantic economy. His expertise includes issues related to geoeconomics, the digital economy, innovation, trade and investment policy, global and national security.

 



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Alasdair Young

Alasdair Young

Alasdair Young

Alasdair Young is Associate Professor and Jean Monnet Chair in the Sam Nunn School of International Affairs at the Georgia Institute of Technology, and is co-director of the School’s Center for European and Transatlantic Studies.  His most recent book, with John Peterson, is Parochial Global Europe: 21st Century Trade Politics (Oxford University Press, 2014).



Kevin Young

Kevin Young

Kevin Young

Kevin Young is Assistant Professor in the Department of Political Science at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. He holds a PhD from the London School of Economics. His research focuses on international political economy, the politics of financial regulation and transnational policy networks.



Richard Youngs

Richard Youngs

Richard Youngs

Richard Youngs is director of Fride and professor of international relations at Warwick University. He is a member of the ECRAN network.





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Durwood Zaelke

Durwood Zaelke

Durwood Zaelke

Durwood Zaelke is founder and President of the Institute for Governance & Sustainable Development (IGSD) in Washington, DC and Geneva; Director of the Secretariat for the International Network for Environmental Compliance & Enforcement (INECE) in Washington, DC and Geneva; and the co-Director and co-founder (with Dr. Oran Young and Matthew Stilwell) of the Program on Governance for Sustainable Development at the Bren School of Environmental Science & Management, University of California, Santa Barbara.



Eirini Zafeiratou

Eirini Zafeiratou

Eirini Zafeiratou

Eirini Zafeiratou is head of EU affairs at the Vodafone Group (www.vodafone.com/eu).

Ewa Zelazna

Ewa Zelazna

Ewa Zelazna

Ewa Zelazna is a lecturer at the University of Leicester’s Law School. She joined the Department in September 2017. Her main research interests are in the fields of EU constitutional law, EU external relations and international investment law. She is completing a PhD entitled ‘The EU Investment Policy after the Treaty Lisbon 2009: an Institutional Perspective’ in which she examines role of the EU institutions in the development of the EU’s new international investment policy.

 

Dimitri Zenghelis

Dimitri Zenghelis

Dimitri Zenghelis

Dimitri Zenghelis is a Senior Visiting Fellow at the Grantham Research Institute at the LSE and an Associate Fellow at Chatham House.  He is also a Senior Economic Advisor to Cisco's long term innovation group. Previously, he headed the Stern Review Team at the Office of Climate Change, London, and was one of the authors of the Stern Review on the Economics of Climate Change, commissioned by the then Chancellor Gordon Brown. Before working on climate change, Dimitri was Head of Economic Forecasting at HM Treasury.

 



Fabian Zuleeg

Fabian Zuleeg

Fabian Zuleeg

Since October 2013, Dr. Fabian Zuleeg is Chief Executive of the European Policy Centre, with overall responsibility, including providing strategic direction, managing its staff and resources and representing the EPC. He remains Chief Economist at the same time (a post he has held since January 2010). Fabian holds a PhD on the political economy of EU accession from Edinburgh University. Before coming to the EPC he has worked as an economic analyst in academia, the public and the private sector. He is currently Honorary Fellow at the Europa Institute of the University of Edinburgh and Honorary Professor at Heriot Watt University.
His research focuses on the economic and Euro crises, including the reform of the new economic governance at Eurozone level. He also works on the Single Market, Digitalisation, European labour markets and the EU budget. He has a long standing interest in the political economy of European integration, with a particular focus on the UK-EU relationship, analysing the impact of Brexit on the UK and the rest of the EU, as well as the process of separation. He was appointed to the Standing Council on Europe, established by Scotland’s First Minister after the Brexit vote in June 2016.
Fabian works closely with decision makers in the European institutions, the EPC members and partners and the wider Brussels stakeholder community. Fabian regularly comments on current political and economic issues in the EU in the media. He also chairs and contributes to a wide range of debates, conferences and seminars and has researched and published widely on European integration and on European economic and social policies.

Wim Zwijnenburg

Wim Zwijnenburg

Wim Zwijnenburg

Wim Zwijnenburg is a Humanitarian Disarmament Project Leader for PAX, a Dutch peace organization, in which he currently works on the use and proliferation of armed drones and on the impact of conflicts on environment and health. He previously worked on arms trade and wider issues around emerging military technology.

Articles by Wim Zwijnenburg

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