Professor Alan Riley is an English political thinker, law scholar, international writer on energy and competition issues, and a former Professor of Law at the City Law School, City University, London. Professor Riley is chair of the Competition Law Scholars Forum (CLASF), a Solicitor of the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom, an Associate Research Fellow of the Centre for European Policy Studies, Brussels, and Senior Fellow with the Atlantic Council’s Global Energy Centre. Additionally, he is an Associate Senior Research Fellow of the Institute for Statecraft and is a regular guest columnist on competition and energy law issues with the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times, and the Financial Times. Professor Riley is a regular contributor to topical programs in the media, including a recent BBC appearance to discuss the implications of the European Union’s investigation into the Gazprom case.
Director: Peter Wilding
Peter Wilding is the founder and director of The Influence Group. 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 and What Next? Britain’s Future in Europe.