Alberto Alemanno is Jean Monnet Professor of European Union Law and Regulation. Alberto is also the scientific director of the EU Public Interest Law Clinic established by HEC Paris and New York University School of Law.
Due to his commitment to bridge the gap between academic research and policy action, he regularly provides advice to a variety of NGOs and governments across the world as well as international organizations, such as the the European Commission, the European Parliament, the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development, the World Health Organisation, on various aspects of European Union law, international regulatory cooperation, international trade and global health law as well as evidence-based policymaking.
He is the Editor-in-Chief of the European Journal of Risk Regulation, a member of the Editorial Board of the Journal of Consumer Policy, of the Revue du Droit de l'Union Européenne and is the founder of the Summer Academy in Global Food Law & Policy. His research and teaching activities focus on EU Law, International Economic Law, WTO law, Risk Regulation as well as Regulatory Reform. He has published Trade in Food - Regulatory and Judicial Approaches in the EC and the WTO (Cameron May, 2007), Regulating Lifestyle Risks (Cambridge University Press, 2015), Nudge and the Law (Hart, 2015) and several other books and articles in leading international journals such as the Harvard International Law Journal, International Journal of Constitutional Law, Common Market Law Review, European Law Journal, Law & Contemporary Problems and Journal of International Economic Law. Alberto Alemanno has also taught at Georgetown University, Amsterdam University, St. Gallen University, Bocconi University, Tokyo University, Moscow State University, Fribourg University, Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna of Pisa, Macau Law School, Liège Law School, and the European University Institute.
Originally from Italy, he holds LLM degrees from the College of Europe and Harvard Law School and a Ph.D. in International Law & Economics from Bocconi University. He regularly publishes Op-Eds in Le Monde, Il Sole 24 Ore and the Huffington post and his work has been features in The Economist, The Financial Times, Science and Nature. Alberto was named 2015 Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum.