Andrea Renda is Part-Time Professor at the School of Transnational Governance of the European University Institute, in Florence (Italy). He is a Senior Research Fellow and Head of the CEPS Unit on Global Governance, Regulation, Innovation and the Digital Economy (GRID). Andrea is also a non-resident Senior Fellow at Duke University’s Kenan Institute for Ethics and was Adjunct Professor of Law and Economics at Duke Law School (United States) for Academic Year 2016/2017. He is also Visiting Professor of Competition Policy and the Digital Economy at the College of Europe in Bruges (Belgium). He is also a Fellow of the World Academy of Arts and Science, and a CITI Fellow at Columbia University’s Centre for Tele-Information.
He is a member of the EU High Level Expert Group on Artificial Intelligence; a member of advisory group on Economic and Societal Impacts of Research (ESIR), for the European Commission, DG Research and Innovation; and since October 2020, a member of the European Parliament's STOA international Advisory Board.
His current research interests include regulation and policy evaluation, regulatory governance, innovation and competition policies, and the ethical and policy challenges of emerging digital technologies, in particular Artificial Intelligence. A very prolific author and keynote speaker, Andrea provides regular advice to several institutions, including the European Commission, the European Parliament, the OECD, the World Bank, the Inter-American Development Bank, and many more.