Senior Fellow at the Institute of Statecraft, London, and Senior Non-Resident, Global Energy Center, Atlantic Council, Washington, D.C.
Alan Riley is a Senior Associate Fellow of Energy Strategy and Energy Security European Union at The Institute for Statecraft and a Non-Resident Senior Fellow at the Atlantic Council, Washington DC.
He previously held a chair in international commercial law at the City Law School, Grays Inn, part of City University, London from 2007-2015. Prior to that he held a number of academic appointments in London, Nottingham and Edinburgh. He has written extensively over the last two decades on antitrust, trade and energy issues.
He is chair of the Competition Law Scholars Forum (clasf) and co-editor of the Competition Law Review. He holds a PhD from the Europa Institute, Edinburgh University, and qualified in 1991 as an English solicitor.
He also specialises in energy law, particularly in relation to the market and strategic questions in relation to pipeline gas and LNG.
In the energy field, he is researching a number of questions concerning market liberalization, and market regulation in both the Russian and European Union gas markets.
He is author of “The Potemkin Dragon: China, A Danger to Itself and the World.”