Karel Lannoo is Chief executive of CEPS, one of the largest independent European think tanks, specialised in financial market regulation.
Karel Lannoo published some books and numerous articles in newspapers, specialised magazines and journals on general European public policy, and specific financial regulation and supervision matters. Latest book: ‘The Great Financial Plumbing, From Northern Rock to Banking Union’, Rowman and Littlefield, 2015.
He is a regular speaker at conferences all-over Europe. He holds a baccalaureate in philosophy (1984) and an MA in modern history (1985) from the University of Leuven, Belgium and obtained a postgraduate in European studies (Centre d’Etudes européennes, CEE) from the University of Nancy, France (1986).
He is an independent board member of the Spanish securities exchange (BME) and of a Benelux-based publishing company.