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).
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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.
Articles by Sheikh Jamal al-Dhari
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 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.
Articles by Guillaume Amigues
László Andor is Head of the Department of Economic Policy at Corvinus University (Budapest), Senior Fellow at Hertie School of Governance (Berlin) and Visiting Professor at ULB (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. Since 1998, he has been a member of the trustees of the European Studies Foundation in Budapest and in 2015 joined RAND Europe's Council of Advisors.
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.
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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.
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.
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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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Dr. Rosa Balfour is a Senior Fellow on the Europe Programme, where she focuses on European foreign and security policy, including the relationship between Europe’s internal politics and international relations. She has researched and published widely on issues relating to European foreign policy and external action, relations with the Mediterranean region, Eastern Europe and the Balkans, EU enlargement, European Neighbourhood Policy, and on the role of human rights and democracy in international relations.
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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.
Articles by Tony Barber
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.
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Matthias Bauer is Senior Economist at the European Center for International Political Economy (ECIPE). Prior to his tenure at ECIPE, he worked at Konrad Adenauer Foundation and the Bundesbank Programme on the Foundations of Global Financial Markets. He began his career as a business development consultant and worked for UBS, DekaBank and Mercedes-Benz China. He writes about international economics and consults cooperative farming projects in Ghana.
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- ► Time to challenge (German-based) anti-TTIP propaganda organisations / September 2016
- ► Digital agenda remedies do not cure the EU’s single market disease / April 2016
- ► EU-US Safe Harbour and forced data localisation: lessons from Russia / October 2015
- ► How anti-TTIP groups dominate German online media / February 2015
- ► Will TTIP fall victim to (social) online media campaigns? / December 2014
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.
Articles by Dimitar Bechev
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.
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.
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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.
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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.
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Federiga Bindi is a Professor of Political Science and Jean Monnet Chair at
the University of Rome Tor Vergata, where she is also the Founding Director
of the Jean Monnet European Centre of Excellence. Prof. Bindi is also a
Senior Fellow at the Center for Transatlantic Relations at SAIS John Hopkins
in Washington DC. Prior to that, she was Visiting Fellow at the Brookings
Institution. Bindi's most recent publications include Italy and the EU, Brookings
Institution Press, Washington, 2011; The Foreign Policy of the European
Union: Assessing Europe's Role in the World, Brookings Institution Press,
Washington DC, 2010; 2nd revised edition (with Irina Angelescu) 2012; The
Frontiers of Europe: A Transatlantic Problem? (with Irina Angelescu),
Brookings Institution Press, Washington, 2011; Assessing European Studies in
Political Science (with K. Eliassen), Il Mulino, Bologna, 2012
Articles by Federiga Bindi
Prof. Dr. Sven Biscop is Director of the Europe in the World Programme at Egmont – The Royal Institute for International Relations (Brussels), and teaches at Ghent University and at the College of Europe (Bruges). He is an Honorary Fellow of the European Security and Defence College. His recent research and publications have focussed inter alia on European strategy, on which he has recently published Peace without money, war without Americans - Can European Strategy Cope? (https://www.routledge.com/Peace-Without-Money-War-Without-Americans-Can-European-Strategy-Cope/Biscop/p/book/9781472442918).
Graham Bishop is an Independent Consultant appraising the financial, budgetary, economic and political ramifications of EU integration. As well as being on the European Commission’s Maas Committee in 1994/5, its Financial Services Strategy Group in 1998/9 and its Giovannini Group, he is currently a member of the Commission’s Expert Group on debt redemption fund and eurobills.
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- ► Difficulty of dealing with an age-old problem / December 2014
- ► The UK and its cases against the European Central Bank / October 2014
- ► Prepare to be MiFID / July 2014
- ► A change is gonna come / June 2014
- ► Security in numbers / May 2014
- ► Single resolution mechanism deal cobbled together / April 2014
- ► Too little, too late, too light / March 2014
- ► All change in 2014 / February 2014
- ► Day of the MiFIDs / December 2013
- ► Step up and be counted / November 2013
- ► Keeping the funds flowing / October 2013
- ► 'Weekend' crises / September 2013
- ► Brrrr for the BRRD / July 2013
- ► Moment of truth looms for the ‘euro outs’ / June 2013
- ► Oh, island under the gun / May 2013
- ► Incredible shrinking banks / April 2013
- ► 2013: a bumpy year for finance in the EU / February 2013
- ► The road to a genuine economic and monetary union / December 2012
- ► Time for citizens to curb their government's deficits? / January 2012
Steven Blockmans is a senior research fellow and the head of the 'EU foreign policy' and 'politics and institutions' units of the Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS). His expertise lies at the crossroads of international and EU law and governance. Steven is also a Professor of EU External Relations Law and Governance at the University of Amsterdam (part-time), a visiting professor at the University of Leuven, and one of the founding members of the Centre for the Law of EU External Relations (CLEER).
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Christian Bluth joined the Bertelsmann Stiftung in 2016, where he works as a trade expert in the Global Economic Dynamics team. He hold a PhD from the University of Cambridge and a Master’s from Sciences Po
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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 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.
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Erik Brattberg is a Viisting Research Associate at the Center for Transatlantic Relations at the Johns Hopkins University's Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) in Washington, DC
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Jeffries Briginshaw was appointed Managing Director of BritishAmerican Business in London in July 2012. BritishAmerican Business is the leading transatlantic business organization, with more than 600 member companies in New York and London. It incorporates the former British American Chamber of Commerce (New York/London) and American Chamber of Commerce (UK), which merged in 2000 to create an integrated, truly transatlantic business organization. Before assuming his current position with BritishAmerican Business, Jeffries worked as EU Director for the TransAtlantic Business Dialogue (TABD) in Brussels from 2007.
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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.
Articles by Alex Britten
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
Articles by Thom Brooks
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.
Articles by David Buchan
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.
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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.
Articles by Paola Buonadonna
Fran Burwell is a Distinguished Fellow at the Atlantic Council in Washington.
Articles by Fran Burwell
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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Nigel Cameron is President and CEO of the Center for Policy on Emerging Technologies (C-PET), a nonpartisan Washington think tank. He is also a Commissioner of the United States National Commission for UNESCO, and chair of its Committee on Social and Human Sciences. In spring 2016 he will be Fulbright Visiting Professor in Science and Society at the University of Ottawa.
Articles by Nigel Cameron
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.
Articles by Neil Campbell
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 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.
Articles by David Caro
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 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.
Articles by Stephen Castle
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.
Articles by Lucian Cernat
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.
Articles by Peter Chase
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.
Articles by Stephen Cheney
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.
Articles by Stephen Clarke
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.
Articles by Ade Clewlow
Annabella Coldrick is head of public affairs at the UK consumer organisation Which?
Articles by Annabella Coldrick
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.
Articles by Elizabeth Collett
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 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.
Articles by Tony Connelly
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.
Articles by Nick Cunningham
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.
Articles by Srdjan Cvijic
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
Gael de Boissard
Gael de Boissard
Gael de Boissard is Chairman of the Association for Financial Markets in Europe. This article is taken from Investing in Change – the Reform of Europe’s Financial Markets (AFME and Profile Books, February 2012)
Articles by Gael de Boissard
Karel De Gucht
Karel De Gucht
Karel De Gucht is the European Commissioner for Trade
Articles by Karel De Gucht
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
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.
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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.
Articles by Damien Degeorges
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
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.
Articles by Dante Disparte
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.
Articles by Hugo Dixon
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
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.
Articles by Kerstin Duhme
Catherine E de Vries
Catherine E de Vries
Catherine E de Vries is a Professor of European Politics in the Department of Politics and International Relations at the University of Oxford, a fellow of Lincoln College, an associate member of Nuffield College and serves as the Director of the Oxford Q-Step Centre (OQC) funded by the Nuffield Foundation, ESRC and HEFCE. Together with Bernard Steunenberg, Erik Voeten, Kristian Gleditsh and Scott McClurg she launched and edits a new open source journal in politics science, Research & Politics, dedicated to publishing short and accessible articles in an open source format.
Articles by Catherine E de Vries
Guy Edwards is a Research Fellow at the Center for Environmental Studies and co-director of the Climate and Development Lab at Brown University.
Articles by Guy 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.
Articles by Charlie Edwards
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.
Articles by Jan Eichhorn
Uffe Elbæk is the Danish Minister of Culture
Articles by Uffe Elbæk
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.
Articles by Fadi Elsalameen
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.
Articles by Michael Emerson
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 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).
Articles by Charles Enoch
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.
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.
Articles by Rupert Evenett
Dr Elvire Fabry is Senior Research Fellow at the Jacques Delors Institute. She is member of the editorial board of the international forecasting journal Futuribles and of the policy advisory committee of the European Movement - France. Recent publications: ISDS in TTIP: the devil is in the details, E. Fabry and G. Garbasso, JDI, 16 January 2014 ; The reality of precaution: comparative analysis EU - USA, E. Fabry and G. Garbasso, JDI, 18 July 2014.
Articles by Elvire Fabry
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.
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.
Articles by Petros Fassoulas
Jonathan Faull is Director General of DG Internal Market and Services at the European Commission. He expresses his personal views in this article.
Articles by Jonathan Faull
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.
Articles by Gabriel Felbermayr
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.
Articles by Daniel Fiott
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.
Articles by Greg Ford
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 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.
Articles by 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.
Articles by Monica Frassoni
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
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.
Articles by Liz Gallagher
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.
Articles by Anthony L Gardner
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 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.
Articles by Jonathan Gaventa
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.
Articles by Michael Geary
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.
Articles by Gabrielle Ginér
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
Articles by Alessandro Giovannini
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.
Articles by Andrea Giuricin
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 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.
Articles by Alex Glennie
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.
Articles by Katharina Gnath
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.
Articles by Madeleine Goerg
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 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 is a research fellow at the Centre for European Reform in London where she works on the EU institutional architecture. This article draws on her latest policy brief ‘The role of national parliaments in the EU: building or stumbling blocks?
Articles by Agata Gostyńska-Jakubowska
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).
Articles by Monique Goyens
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.
Articles by John Grant
Professor Jonathan Grant is Director of the Policy Institute at King’s College London, Assistant Principal for Strategy and Professor of Public Policy. His main research interests are on R&D policy and the use of research and evidence in policy and decision making. The aim of the Policy Institute is to improve evidence-informed policy and practice by facilitating mutual engagement between academic, business and policy communities around current and future policy needs in the UK and globally. Jonathan was formerly President of RAND Europe between June 2006 and October 2012, and Head of Policy at the Wellcome Trust. He also is co-founder Chair of the International School on Research Impact Assessment (http://www.theinternationalschoolonria.com/).
Articles by Jonathan Grant
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
Andrew Grice was Political Editor of The Independent for 17 years until this August. He is now a political columnist for the paper. He was previously Political Editor at The Sunday Times, where he worked for 10 years. He has covered EU summits since 1987.
Articles by Andrew Grice
- ► Theresa May's opening gambit / January 2017
- ► Some clarity after 100 days of fog / October 2016
- ► Theresa May and Brexit / July 2016
- ► Playing the immigration card / May 2016
- ► The knife-edge referendum / March 2016
- ► David Cameron's building blocks / January 2016
- ► Cameron's tough negotiations / December 2015
- ► "The Battle for Britain" / October 2015
- ► Cameron's juggling act / September 2015
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.
Articles by Hugo Grondel
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.
Articles by Nick Grono
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
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.
Articles by Tamira Gunzburg
Kathrin Gutmann is Coal Policy Coordinator at Climate Action Network Europe, the coalition of NGOs working on climate and energy issues.
Articles by Kathrin Gutmann
Jörg Haas is Research Fellow at the Jacques Delors Institut – Berlin. He specializes in political economy and monetary policy. His work in the context of the “Repair and Prepare” project focuses on the political instruments that are needed in order to avoid future economic imbalances in the euro area and to strengthen the EMU’s crisis management capabilities. Jörg Haas holds a BA in Political Science from the University of Tübingen and an MSc in International Political Economy from the London School of Economics.
Articles by Jörg Haas
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.
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
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.
Articles by Tom Hale
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, 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 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.
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 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.
Articles by John Healey
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.
Articles by Friedrich Heinemann
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.
Articles by David Held
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.
Articles by Matt Henn
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.
Articles by Heiko Hesse
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.
Articles by Annette Heuser
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.
Articles by John Higgins
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 is a project manager for "Europe's Future", the European policy program of the German think tank "Bertelsmann Stiftung".
As an expert on democracy and legitimacy in the European Union, she has been leading research projects about the role of national parliaments in the EU as well as the origins and the impact of anti-European populism. She is the author of "The populist's networks", a recent study on the online activity and cooperation of populists in Europe.
Articles by Isabell Hoffmann
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.
Articles by Ingrid Holmes
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 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.
Articles by David Howarth
Adam Hug is Policy Director at the London-based international affairs think tank The Foreign Policy Centre.
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
Articles by Nick Inman
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 focusing on the integration of EU migrants in the UK.
Articles by Barbara Janta
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 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.
Articles by Nadege Jassaud
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.
Articles by Tim Johnson
Erik Jones is Professor of European Studies and International Political Economy at Johns Hopkins SAIS and Senior Research Fellow at Nuffield College, Oxford. He is also co-editor of Government & Opposition and contributing editor of Survival. You can follow him on Twitter: @Erik_Jones_SAIS.
Articles by Erik Jones
- ► Europe is an unsafe haven after Trump's victory / November 2016
- ► Britain’s new relationship with Europe / February 2016
- ► We don't give up / January 2016
- ► The power of language / December 2015
- ► Continuing European economic vulnerability / November 2015
- ► Efficient...but resilient? / October 2015
- ► What's wrong with European economic performance? / September 2015
Piotr Maciej Kaczynski
Piotr Maciej Kaczynski
Piotr Maciej Kaczynski is a research fellow at the Centre for European Studies (CEPS) in Brussels
Articles by Piotr Maciej Kaczynski
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.
Articles by Sunder Katwala
Dr Vicky Kell is the Trade Director at Invest Northern Ireland.
Articles by Vicky Kell
Peter Kellner has been President of the pioneering online survey research company, YouGov since April 2007, having served as Chairman from 2001 until 2007. During the past four decades he has written for a variety of newspapers, including the Times, Sunday Times, Independent, Observer, Evening Standard, New Statesman. 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. He has written, or contributed to, a variety of books and leaflets about politics, elections and public affairs. He was awarded Journalist of the Year in the British Press Awards in 1978. Peter has also been a visiting fellow at Nuffield College, Oxford, a distinguished visiting fellow at the Policy Studies Institute, London, and served as a member of committees set up by the Economic and Social Research Council to commission research into elections and social exclusion. He received a Special Recognition Award from the Political Studies Association in 2011.
Articles by Peter Kellner
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.
Articles by Daniel Keohane
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 notably The Economy of Culture in Europe as well as and The Impact of Culture on Creativity. He is the author of “European. What about Union? Culture in the European Project” released in March 2017 to mark the 60th Anniversary of the Treaty of Rome. To order the book please contact email@example.com
Articles by Philippe Kern
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.
Articles by Sean Klein
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.
Articles by Angela Knight
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.
Articles by Svitlana Kobzar
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 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 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
Neelie Kroes is a Vice-President of the European Commission responsible for the Digital Agenda
Hans Kundnani is a senior transatlantic fellow with GMF’s Europe programme. He was previously the research director at the European Council on Foreign Relations. His most recent book is The Paradox of German Power (2014), which has also been translated into German, Italian and Spanish.
Articles by Hans Kundnani
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.
Articles by Matthias Kurth
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
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.
Articles by Roslyn Layton
Kevin A. Lees is an attorney in Washington, D.C. and editor of the foreign policy blog Suffragio.org.
Articles by Kevin Lees
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.
Articles by Michael Leigh
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.
Articles by Dick 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.
Articles by Paul Leonard
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
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.
Articles by Simon Lewis
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.
Articles by Catherine Lichten
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.
Articles by Anthony Lockett
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.
Articles by Adrian Low
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.
Articles by Nick Mabey
- ► Brexit and climate change / July 2016
- ► Europe dithers while the door closes on a 2C future / January 2014
- ► European recovery: more globalised or more green? / June 2013
- ► Understanding Europe's unexpected Durban success / January 2012
- ► Europe must complete its low carbon transition / December 2011
Denis MacShane is a former Minister of Europe and author of Brexit: How Britain Left Europe to be published by IB Tauris in September. He is a Senior Advisor at Avisa Partners, Brussels. Prior to becoming a Labour MP in 1994 he worked for 15 years as an international trade union official and has written book on European labour issues.
Robert Madelin is Fipra International’s Chief Strategist, since October 2016. He is also a Visiting Research Fellow at the University of Oxford’s Department of Politics and International Relations. Previously (2004-16), Robert held a series of senior leadership positions at the European Commission: as Senior Adviser for Innovation, as Director General for Communications Networks, Content and Technology (CONNECT) and as Director General for Health and Consumer Policy (SANCO). Prior to that, Robert was for 20 years a negotiator in international trade and investment, first for the UK, and then for the EU: Robert served notably in the Cabinet of European Commission Vice-President Leon Brittan.
Articles by Robert Madelin
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.
Articles by Juergen Maier
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.
Articles by Erika Mann
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.
Articles by Emma Marcegaglia
Dr. Marta Martinelli is Senior Policy Analyst at the Open Society Institute where she focuses on gender, democratisation, security governance and development issues in EU-Africa relations. Prior to joining OSEPI she has worked for the EU Council mission in the DRC working on civil-military relations.
Articles by Marta Martinelli
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
Michael McTernan is acting director of Policy Network.
Articles by Michael McTernan
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.
Articles by Simon McVicker
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 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
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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.
Articles by Giles Merritt
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.
Articles by Alexander Mohr
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.
Articles by Almut Möller
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.
Articles by Marley Morris
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 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 is a research fellow at the Centre for European Reform. Camino is a lawyer and specialises in Justice and Home Affairs, with a particular focus on migration, internal security, criminal law and police and judicial cooperation.
Articles by Camino Mortera-Martinez
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.
Articles by Georgette Mulheir
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 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.
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.
Articles by Adam Nathan
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
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.
Articles by David Newman
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.
Articles by Tim Oliver
- ► Why it was not alright on the EU referendum night / October 2016
- ► Ideas, Interests, Institutions, International and Individuals: The five I's of Brexit. / July 2016
- ► Why it might not be all right on the Euro-referendum night / June 2015
- ► Will the ‘British Question’ go away if Labour wins? / May 2015
- ► Can an in-out referendum solve the European question in British politics? / January 2015
- ► 10 questions for the EU about a Brexit / November 2014
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.
Articles by Tim Oliver
- ► Britain’s European Neverendums / April 2016
- ► If Scotland leaves the UK, will England leave the EU? / May 2014
- ► The dangers of a passive expulsion of Britain from the EU / March 2014
- ► The British questions facing the next Commission / January 2014
- ► Is the EU asleep as Britain sleepwalks out of the EU? / October 2013
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.
Articles by Jason O'Mahony
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.
Articles by David Osimo
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.
Articles by Noémie Papp
Jonas Parello-Plesner is a Senior Policy Fellow at the European Council on Foreign Relations. He is also on the editorial board of RÆSON, a Danish international affairs magazine. He co-authored the ECFR-brief ‘Scramble for Europe’ about the Chinese economic presence in Europe.
Articles by Jonas Parello-Plesner
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 is Research Fellow at the EU Institute for Security Studies in Paris where he deals with transatlantic relations, including US domestic and foreign policies.
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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.
Articles by Giacomo Persi Paoli
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.
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.
Articles by Thiess Petersen
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).
Articles by John Peterson
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.(firstname.lastname@example.org)
Articles by Jean-Claude Piris
Gérard POGOREL is Professor of Economics and Management-Emeritus, Telecom ParisTech, France, a first-tier European Research and higher education institution. HeGérard co-authored in 2014 a report to the Prime Minister of Italy on Broadband for 2020. He chaired the Scientific Committee of the “Spectrum & Innovation” Agence Nationale des Fréquences International Conference held in Paris in June 2013. He was a member of the Organo di Vigilanza, Telecom Italia Open Acess (2008-2012). He acted as co-founder and Chair/Rapporteur of the European Spectrum Management Conferences 2006-2011. 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.
Articles by Gérard Pogorel
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
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.
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.
Articles by Michael Privot
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.
Articles by Joseph Quinlan
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.
Articles by Cristiano Radaelli
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.
Articles by Mujtaba Rahman
- ► Brexit could unleash another Euro crisis / June 2016
- ► The referendum campaign starts proper / April 2016
- ► Greece, Schengen and the Eurozone / March 2016
- ► Europe's migrant crisis will present big market risks in 2016 / January 2016
- ► Conservatives will not split over Europe / October 2015
- ► Corbyn and Europe / September 2015
- ► A deal remains likely despite the posturing / May 2015
- ► The UK's very risky strategy on Europe / March 2015
Peter Rashish is Senior Trade Advisor at Transnational Strategy Group and a non-resident Senior Fellow at Johns Hopkins University. 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.
Articles by Peter Rashish
Alastair Reed is a researcher at Policy Network.
Articles by Alastair Reed
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.
Articles by Stuart Reigeluth
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.
Articles by Thomas Renard
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.
Antoine Ripoll is the Director of the European Parliament Liaison Office with the US Congress. This article only reflects the author’s personal views.
Articles by Antoine Ripoll
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.
Articles by Timmons Roberts
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.
Articles by Frances Robinson
James Rogers is Co-Director of the Group on Grand Strategy
Articles by James Rogers
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
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
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.
Articles by Laura Sandys
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.
Articles by Stefan Scheuer
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.
Articles by Gabriele Schöler
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.
Articles by Ulrich Schoof
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
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.
Articles by Terry Scuoler
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.
Articles by Darren Sharpe
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
Articles by Alexander Shea
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.
Articles by Michelle Shevin-Coetzee
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.
Articles by Dorota Sienkiewicz
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.
Articles by Anthony Silberfeld
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.
Articles by Simon Skillings
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.
Articles by Elta Smith
John Springford is director of research at the Centre for European Reform. He works on primarily on Brexit, trade and the single market.
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
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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 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.
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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
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).
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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).
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.
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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.
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Renaud Thillaye is Manager at Flint Global and Research Associate at Policy Network.
Simon Tilford is deputy director of the Centre for European Reform in London. Simon works on the political economy of the eurozone, fiscal and monetary policy, supply-side reforms in the EU, innovation policy, competition policy, social inequality, environmental economics, Germany and the UK. Simon previously worked as an economist and consultant at the Economist Intelligence Unit in London, and before that was an international economist at Nomura International. He has acted as an advisor to the European Commission, several EU governments and central banks, the House of Lords, and various financial institutions, multinationals and business federations.
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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.
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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.
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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
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Dr Simon Usherwood is Senior Lecturer in Politics at the University of Surrey and co-organiser of the UACES Collaborative Research Network on Euroscepticism (www.uaces.org/euroscepticism). His research on eurosceptic groups and parties, British relations with the EU and popular discourses on European integration has been published in a range of journals and edited collections. He is also co-author of The European Union: A Very Short Introduction (OUP).
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- ► The structure and agency of Brexit / April 2017
- ► We’re on our (Brexit) way! / February 2017
- ► Negotiating Brexit: BATNAs and beyond / September 2016
- ► Is the UK leaving the EU? / June 2016
- ► The long road to a more a stable system of European integration / May 2016
- ► Are equality and non-discrimination still core EU values? / February 2016
- ► Much heat, no light / September 2015
- ► Tongue-tied on Europe? / April 2015
- ► The saga of Brexit / November 2014
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.
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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.
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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.
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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).
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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.
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Pierre Vimont is the Executive Secretary General of the European External Action Service
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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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Garvan Walshe is a former national and international security policy adviser to the British Conservative Party and CEO of Brexit Analytics.
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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.
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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.
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Stefani Weiss is Director of the European Programme at the Brussels Office of Bertelsmann Stiftung and an expert in EU foreign and security policy.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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- ► Is Brexit the settled will of the people? / January 2017
- ► Influencing the parts other diplomatic actors cannot reach / May 2016
- ► The EU is no chimera - it does things for member states and citizens alike / May 2016
- ► The power of alliance / September 2015
- ► British influence on the EU trade and competitiveness agenda / April 2015
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 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).
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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.
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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.
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Eirini Zafeiratou is head of EU affairs at the Vodafone Group (www.vodafone.com/eu).
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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.
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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.