Alberto Alemanno is Associate Professor of Law at HEC Paris where he holds a Jean Monnet Chair in EU Law & Risk Regulation. He is also Adjunct Professor at Georgetown University Law Center, where he teaches Global Risk Regulation. He is a member of the UNECE Group of Experts on Risk Management in Regulatory Frameworks.
Before entering academia, he clerked at the Court of Justice of the European Union, worked as Teaching Assistant at the College of Europe in Bruges and qualified as an attorney at law in New York in 2004.
He has published widely in the areas of EU law, international economic law and risk regulation, including the books Trade in Food – Regulatory and Judicial Approaches in the EU and the WTO (Cameron May, 2007) and Governing Disasters – The Challenges of Emergency Risk Regulation (Edward Elgar, 2011).
He is the founder and editor of the European Journal of Risk Regulation and he is a member of the editorial boards of the Revue du Droit de l’Union européenne, the European Food and Feed Law Review and the Area Editor for Policy of Risk Analysis : an International Journal. He is also the founder and scientific director of the Summer Academy in Global Food Law & Policy. Alemanno has also provided advice to a variety of organizations, such as the European Commission, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, the European Food Safety Authority and the European Court of Auditors, on various aspects of European Union law, WTO law and food regulation.
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, Milan. He was the recipient of the 2011 Chauncey Starr Distinguished Award by the Society for Risk Analysis for the most exceptional contributions to the field of risk analysis by a scholar aged 40 or under.
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