CEO, European Policy Centre
European economic trends
The Euro crisis
Political economy of European integration
Since 2013, Fabian Zuleeg has been Chief Executive of the European Policy Centre, an independent, not-for-profit think tank dedicated to fostering European integration through analysis and debate.
Fabian has overall responsibility for the EPC, including providing strategic direction, managing its staff and resources and representing it externally.
He remains Chief Economist at the same time (a post he has held since January 2010). Fabian holds a PhD on the political economy of EU accession from Edinburgh University. Before coming to the EPC he has worked as an economic analyst in academia, the public and the private sector. He is currently Honorary Fellow at the Europa Institute of the University of Edinburgh and Honorary Professor at Heriot Watt University.
Fabian's research focuses on the economic and Euro crises, including the reform of the new economic governance at Eurozone level. He also works on the Single Market, Digitalisation, European labour markets and the EU budget. He has a long standing interest in the political economy of European integration, with a particular focus on the UK-EU relationship, analysing the impact of Brexit on the UK and the rest of the EU, as well as the process of separation. He was appointed to the Standing Council on Europe, established by Scotland’s First Minister after the Brexit vote in June 2016.
Fabian is also a member of the University of Warwick European Advisory Board, the CIPFA Governments Faculty Board and the DIGITALEUROPE Brexit Advisory Council, as well as sitting on the Advisory Board of the Scottish Centre on European Relations (SCER).