Mats Persson Keynote Speaker

  • Director, Open Europe (2010-15)
  • Advisor to European governments on EU reform, financial regulation and European integration
  • Regular commentator on broadcast and press media

Biography

Mats Persson is a Special Advisor to British Prime Minister David Cameron, working to develop a meaningful renegotiation of Britain’s relationship with Europe. He was previously the Director of Open Europe, an independent think-tank with offices in London, Berlin and Brussels which campaigns for EU reform.

A frequent contributor to broadcast and print media including the Wall Street Journal and The Guardian, Mats has written extensively on EU policy, including the Eurozone crisis, financial regulation, employment law and the EU budget. Before Open Europe, he worked for a political consulting firm in Washington DC. In 2011, Mats was named one of 99 influential international leaders under 33 by the Diplomatic Courier and Young Professionals in Foreign Policy.

Winning an athletic scholarship for basketball and several university awards, Mats graduated from Liberty University in Virginia, US with a perfect 4.0. Grade Point Average and went on to a Master’s degree at the London School of Economics.

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Videos of Mats Persson

After the Speech: What next for Britain in Europe? (2013)
After the Speech: What next for Britain in Europe? (2013)
On Eurozone Bailouts (2013)
On Eurozone Bailouts (2013)

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