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John Ryan, Prof

Areas of Expertise

Country of residence

United Kingdom

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Research Discipline

Political Economy


Professor Ryan is a regular media commentator, working with print and broadcast media at home and overseas. He has been interviewed widely on Brexit, Europe and European integration. Recent coverage has included Bloomberg, Newsweek, Reuters,BBC World, BBC News 24, BBC Radio 4, Sky News, RTE Ireland, Russia Today, Newsweek, Al Jazeera, French TV Channel BFM

Language Skills

  • German


Professor John Ryan is a Fellow at LSE IDEAS - London School of Economics and Political Science. He previously was a Fellow at St Edmund's College, University of Cambridge, and the Centre for International Studies - London School of Economics and Political Science and the German Institute for International and Security Affairs, Berlin, Germany. He works as a Senior Brexit adviser for private and public sector organizations. John is a Brexit and Eurozone expert with policy experience in international, public and private sectors and has good exposure to the international media as a well-regarded academic and policy expert. He is a political economist with extensive business, policy and academic experience and has recently given key-note addresses to numerous high-level audiences, headlining at events run by the Mannheim Center for European Economic Research (ZEW), the Konrad Adenauer Foundation, KPMG and Standard Chartered, the Institute of Directors, Handelsblatt, the Ifo Institute for Economic Research, Munich, the Foreign and Commonwealth Office and the British Retail Consortium. His main areas of research are Brexit, European Monetary Union and Global Currencies.