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Advisory Board

David WilsonDavid Wilson (Chair)

University of Strathclyde

David Wilson is Executive Director of the International Public Policy Institute at the University of Strathclyde. He previously worked in the Scottish Government, where he served variously as Director of Communications and Ministerial Support and Director of Energy and Climate Change.

David BellDavid Bell

University of Stirling

Prof David Bell FRSE is Professor of Economics at the University of Stirling. He is affiliated to the Centre on Constitutional Change and his research interests include the economics of social care and of subjective well-being, the Scottish economy and the economics of education.

Christina BoswellChristina Boswell

University of Edinburgh

Prof Christina Boswell FRSE is Professor of Politics and Director of Research in the School of Social and Political Science at the University of Edinburgh. Her research focuses on UK and EU immigration and asylum policy, and the role of expert knowledge in politics and policymaking.

Vanessa GlynnVanessa Glynn

European Movement in Scotland

Vanessa Glynn is Chair of the European Movement in Scotland and Honorary Fellow of the Edinburgh Europa Institute. During her several decades in the UK civil service, she worked in the Scottish Government, the Scottish Parliament and the Foreign and Commonwealth Office.

David GowDavid Gow

Sceptical Scot

David Gow is Editor of Sceptical.scot, Editor of Social Europe and Senior Adviser at CabinetDN, the public affairs consultancy. He is former European Business Editor of The Guardian and worked for The Scotsman and London Weekend Television.

Mark HanniffyMark Hanniffy

Consulate General of Ireland in Scotland

Mark Hanniffy is the Consul General of Ireland in Scotland. He previously served in various roles at the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade in Dublin, most recently as Deputy Director of the Policy Planning Unit, and at Ireland’s Permanent Mission to the United Nations in Geneva.

Danuta HübnerDanuta Hübner MEP

European Parliament

Prof Danuta Hübner MEP is Chair of the European Parliament's Committee on Constitutional Affairs and a Member of its Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs. She is an MEP for Poland and former European Commissioner for Regional Policy.

John KerrJohn Kerr

House of Lords (Independent Member)

John Kerr is an independent member (Crossbencher) of the House of Lords, where he sits on its Economic Affairs Committee, and Vice Chairman of Scottish Power. He was previously the UK's Permanent Representative to the EU and Ambassador to the United States.

Barbara LippertBarbara Lippert

Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik

Dr Barbara Lippert is Director of Research at the Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik (SWP). Her research focuses on EU enlargement policy, its implications for European Union and Germany's approach to European affairs.

Tobias LockTobias Lock

University of Edinburgh

Dr Tobias Lock is Senior Lecturer in European Union Law and Co-Director of the Edinburgh Europa Institute at the University of Edinburgh. His research focuses on the EU’s multilevel relations with other legal orders, including the European Convention on Human Rights.

David MartinDavid Martin MEP

European Parliament

David Martin MEP is a Member of the European Parliament's Committee on International Trade and MEP for Scotland. He was Vice President of the European Parliament from 1989 to 2004 and is the UK’s longest-serving MEP.

Giles MerrittGiles Merritt

Friends of Europe

Giles Merritt is founder and Chairman of the think tank Friends of Europe and its policy journal, Europe’s World. He was foreign correspondent for the Financial Times for fifteen years and was subsequently an International Herald Tribune op-ed columnist on EU affairs for twenty years.

Drew ScottDrew Scott

University of Edinburgh

Prof Drew Scott FAcSS is Professor of European Union Studies and Co-Director of the Edinburgh Europa Institute at the University of Edinburgh. An economist by training, he specialises in European economic integration, including subsidiarity and Economic and Monetary Union.

Anton MuscatelliAnton Muscatelli

University of Glasgow

Prof Anton Muscatelli FRSE FRSA FAcSS is Principal and Vice-Chancellor of the University of Glasgow and Chair of the First Minister of Scotland's Standing Council on Europe. An economist, his research interests include monetary economics, fiscal policy, international finance and macroeconomics.

Alyn SmithAlyn Smith MEP

European Parliament

Alyn Smith MEP is a Member of the European Parliament's Committee on Foreign Affairs and has been an MEP for Scotland since 2004. He previously worked with Scotland Europa in Brussels and for the SNP group in Holyrood as an advisor on European, Justice and Business policies.

Fabian ZuleegFabian Zuleeg

European Policy Centre

Dr Fabian Zuleeg is Chief Executive and Chief Economist of the European Policy Centre. He has worked as an economic analyst in academia and the public and private sectors. He is Honorary Fellow of the Edinburgh Europa Institute and Honorary Professor at Heriot-Watt University.