Mark Leonard

Director, European Council on Foreign Relations (ECFR)

Former: Foreign Policy Director, Centre for European Reform; Director, Foreign Policy Centre. Since 2007, current position. Chair, Global Agenda Council on Geo-economics, World Economic Forum; Trans-Atlantic Fellow, German Marshall Fund; Visiting Scholar, Chinese Academy for Social Sciences. Keynote speaker, consultant and media commentator on global politics and its impact on the global economy. Writes essays and opinion pieces for the Financial Times, New York Times, Foreign Affairs, Le Monde, El Pais, Sueddeutsche Zeitung, Gazeta Wyborcza. Author of two best-selling books available in 20 languages: Why Europe Will Run the 21st Century; What Does China Think?