Fabian Zuleeg is Chief Executive of the European Policy Centre. Before taking up his current position on 1 October 2013, he was Chief Economist at the EPC, a post he still holds. He works closely with decision makers in the European institutions, the EPC members and partners and the wider Brussels stakeholder community and continues to lead the EPC’s work on economic, social and environmental issues, as well as the EU-UK relationship. Prior to joining the EPC, he worked as an Economic Analyst in the private and public sectors.
He holds a PhD in Political Economy of EU enlargement from Edinburgh University.
His research focuses on the economic crisis, in particular how European policy and economic governance can address Europe’s dual growth crisis: a low aggregate growth rate and growth divergence, and on the long term governance reforms needed to ensure the sustainability of the European integration process. He also has a long standing interest in the Single Market, European labour markets and the EU budget. Fabian regularly comments on current political and economic issues in the EU in the media. He also chairs and contributes to a wide range of debates, conferences and seminars and has researched and published widely on European economic policies.