Alberto Alemanno is Jean Monnet Professor of Law at Ecole des Hautes Etudes Commerciales (HEC) Paris and Global Clinical Professor at 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 co-founder of TheGoodLobby, an innovative skill-based matching organization connecting people with expertise and knowledge with civil society organizations that need them.
Alberto Alemanno was appointed Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum in 2015.
Originally from Italy, Alemanno is a graduate of the College of Europe and Harvard Law School. He holds a PhD in International Law and Economics from Bocconi University. Prior to entering academia fully time, he clerked at the Court of Justice of the European Union, worked as a Teaching Assistant at the College of Europe in Bruges and qualified as an attorney at law in New York.
His latest books are Nudge and the Law – A European Perspective (Hart Publishing, 2015 – with Anne-Lise Sibony) and Regulating Lifestyle Risks - Europe, Alcohol, Tobacco and Unhealthy Diets (Cambridge University Press, 2015 - with Amandine Garde). He also published Trade in Food – Regulatory and Judicial Approaches in the EU and the WTO (Cameron May, 2007), Governing Disasters – The Challenges of Emergency Risk Regulation (Edward Elgar, 2011), Better Business Regulation in a Risk Society (Springer, 2013), Foundations of European Food Law & Policy – The First Ten Years of the European Food Safety Authority (Ashgate, 2013).
He is the founder and editor of the European Journal of Risk Regulation and runs the Summer Academy in Global Food Law & Policy, the leading training programme for professionals, policymakers and scholars committed to a more sustainable and fairer food supply chain.
For more information, you can check his blog at www.albertoalemanno.eu.