Mark Leonard

Mark Leonard is co-founder and director of the European Council on Foreign Relations. He hosts the podcast “Mark Leonard’s World in 30 Minutes,” with new episodes released on Fridays. He has worked at the Centre for European Reform, at the think tank Demos, at the German Marshall Fund, and as the Chairman of the World Economic Forum’s Global Agenda Council on Geoeconomics. He also co-founded the Foreign Policy Centre under the patronage of former British Prime Minister Tony Blair. Leonard has written for publications such as Foreign Affairs, the Financial Times, the New York TimesLe MondeSüddeutsche ZeitungEl PaisGazeta WyborczaForeign Policy, the New Statesman, the Daily TelegraphThe EconomistTime, and Newsweek. He has written several books, including What Does China Think? (2008).