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Mark Leonard

Director of Foreign Policy at the Centre for European Reform, London

Mark Leonard is Director of Foreign Policy at the London-based Centre for European Reform where he writes on Europe’s relations with the United States, the Middle East and China.

He also writes regular features for the Financial Times Magazine. Mr. Leonard acts an adviser to companies and governments on foreign policy, the future of Europe and polictical communications.

He serves on the British Government’s “Public Diplomacy Strategy Board” — and works regularly with the Dutch architect Rem Koolhaas for clients ranging from the European Commission to Prada.

Until the beginning of 2005, Mr. Leonard was Director of the Foreign Policy Centre, a think tank he helped found at the age of 24. Before that, he worked as a researcher for Demos, where he ran the Europe programme, as well as writing the Britain

Articles by Mark Leonard

The Chinese Brand of Democracy

Can China produce its own model of democracy separate from Western ideals?

August 18, 2008

China’s Ground Zero

What does the story of China's Summer Palace reveal about the country's attitude toward the West?

May 15, 2008

The Project for a New European Century

How is the European Union's model going to change global interaction in the 21st century?

May 27, 2005

Europe and VISA: Separated at Birth?

Is the European Union more like a credit card network than a traditional state?

April 1, 2005