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Philippe Legrain

Former Economic Adviser to the President of the European Commission & Founder at OPEN

Profile

Philippe was the economic adviser to the President of the European Commission and head of the team providing President Barroso with strategic policy advice, he is now a senior visiting fellow at the London School of Economics’ European Institute, a columnist for Project Syndicate and Foreign Policy and a commentator for many international publications and media outlets.

He has also just founded OPEN (Open Political Economy Network), an international think-tank, with a ground-breaking new study on how refugees can contribute to the economy.

Philippe’s recent opening keynote for the Spinoza Foundation was described as a “'magnificent tour de force' by Martin Wolf.

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