Alberto Alemanno is Professor of Law at Ecole des Hautes Etudes Commerciales (HEC) Paris, where he holds the Jean Monnet Chair in European Union Law and Risk Regulation.
He teaches EU Law, EU Affairs and Global Risk Regulation in executive education programmes all over the world. He is also a fellow at the O'Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law, at Georgetown University.
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 (OECD), the World Health Organisation (WHO), 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 founder of eLabEurope, a civic start up promoting public participation by inter alia assisting NGOs in the EU policy process and training the first generation of public interest lawyers.
Originally from Italy, Alemanno earned a Laurea in Giurisprudenza cum laude from the Università degli Studi di Torino, LLM degrees from Harvard Law School and the College of Europe, and a PhD in International Law & Economics from Bocconi University.
Alemanno is the founder and editor of the European Journal of Risk Regulation, ranked among the top 10 EU law journals (Washington & Lee School of Law journals ranking), and he serves on the editorial boards of the Revue du Droit de l’Union européenne and Risk Analysis: An International Journal. He is also one of the co-editors of the SSRN eJournal: Risk, Regulation & Policy and founder and editor of the SSRN eJournal: Food Law & Policy. Alemanno is the founder and scientific director of the Summer Academy in Global Food Law & Policy, a sort of 'mini-Davos' for international and national food regulators.
Alberto was named 2015 Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum.