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.