| Alan Riley |
(academic, lawyer, journalist)
|Alma mater||Durham University, Edinburgh University|
|Member of||Atlantic Council, Institute for Statecraft, Institute for Statecraft/Tor team|
|Interests|| • Energy|
• European law
• Tax havens
• Shale Gas
UK solicitor/academic who worked for the Institute for Statecraft
Dr. Alan Riley is an associate Senior Research Fellow of the Institute for Statecraft, where his specialist area is listed as "EU Liaison Experience" and the role description is "Russian use of the energy weapon and infowar; use of legislation to fight Russian influence and disinformation ". As of December 2018 he directed the IfS's Energy project. He is also a non-resident senior fellow with the Atlantic Council. He has published various papers about law and energy policy. He is Member of the Advisory Committee of the Energy Community.
Alan Riley studied law at Durham University, then obtained an LLM in EC Law from Edinburgh University, concluding his studies there with a PhD. This thesis was entitled A Radical Thesis: Reforming EC Competition Law. He qualified as a solicitor in 1991.
Riley has written for a range of newspapers including the Financial Times, the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times. He was formerly Professor of Law, City University, London. Alan Riley has also written a number of academic papers including for International Energy Law Review.
He is one of the authors of the IfS' Document:China’s Strategy towards Europe: Implications and Policy Recommendations for EU Security.
A Document by Alan Riley
|Title||Document type||Publication date||Subject(s)|
|Document:China’s Strategy towards Europe: Implications and Policy Recommendations for EU Security||analysis, policy recommendations||26 December 2018||China|
Events Participated in
|Russia’s Strategy on NATO'S Eastern and Southern Flanks||27 January 2017 09:30:00||27 January 2017 16:30:00||Barcelona Centre for International Affairs||A CIDOB/The Institute for Statecraft/NATO meeting|
|Strengthening Europe's 'soft' and 'hard' defence||25 March 2019 13:00:00||25 March 2019 17:00:00||Netherlands|
|Chatham House rule meeting with organised by the Institute for Statecraft and the Clingendael Institute.|