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Mark Leonard

Mark Leonard

Co-Founder and Director of the European Council on Foreign Relations
Languages : English, French

  • Categories

  • Administration, Governance & Politics
  • Employability

  • Lecture
  • Subjects

  • Geopolitics and globalisation
  • The future of Europe
  • China
  • Britain in Europe
  • Geoeconomics (and the “Connectivity Wars”)
  • Public diplomacy and branding countries

Mark Leonard is co-founder and director of the European Council on Foreign Relations. He writes a syndicated column on global affairs for Reuters.com and is Chairman of the World Economic Forum’s Global Agenda Council on Geoeconomics.

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Mark Leonard is co-founder and director of the European Council on Foreign Relations. He writes a syndicated column on global affairs for Reuters.com and is Chairman of the World Economic Forum’s Global Agenda Council on Geoeconomics.

Honoured as a “Young Global Leader” of the World Economic Forum, he is a regular speaker and prolific writer and commentator on global issues, the future of Europe, China's internal politics, and the practice of diplomacy and business in a networked world. His essays have appeared in publications such as Foreign Affairs, The Financial Times, The New York Times, Le Monde, Süddeutsche Zeitung, El Pais, Gazeta Wyborcza, Foreign Policy, the New Statesman, The Daily Telegraph, The Economist, Time, and Newsweek.

As well as writing and commenting frequently in the media on global affairs, Mark is author of two best-selling books. His first book, Why Europe will run the 21st Century, was published in 2005 and translated into 19 languages. Mark’s second book, What does China think? was published in 2008 and translated into 15 languages. He is the creator and editor of Everyday Europe, an interactive project involving Britons sharing their experiences of Europe, including newspaper articles and a future book.

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