Jacques Reland

Senior Research Fellow

Expertise: French politics: France's European and foreign policy, Socialist Party, Elections, French economic and monetary policy; European Integration: EMU, European Foreign and Security policy, C.A.P., Institutional reform (Constitution); French and European welfare and immigration policies.

Contact: j.reland@gpilondon.com

Academia: Baccalauréat Philosophie, Lycée Chateaubriand RennesLicence de Droit, Université de RennesMaîtrise de Droit et Vie des Affaires, Université de Rennes

Professional Background:

Jacques Reland specialises mainly on French and European economic and social policies, ranging from welfare and immigration to macro-economic and fiscal policy. He has also a keen interest in French party politics, French and European foreign and defence policy and in Franco-British relations.

From 1988 to 2005, he was the senior French Economic Analyst for Oxford Analytica and produced over 200 reports on French activity, employment trends and social, economic and labour legislation. Has also written on the French welfare system and on French and European monetary policy and he has published chapters and articles on French corporate governance, the French welfare system, French European and monetary policy and on EMU. He co-edited the book “Britain and Euroland” with Professor Haseler in 2000.

Since 1995, he has regularly appeared on various BBC Radio and Television and other media programmes to discuss French and European affairs. He also often contributes to academic and political debates and conferences.