Andrea Renda

Andrea Renda is a non-resident Senior Fellow at the Kenan Institute for Ethics, where he previously was the George C. Lamb, Jr. Regulatory Fellow (2015-16) and a resident Senior Fellow (2016-17). At Duke he taught the courses “Private Regulation and Public Policy,” “Law and Economics,” and “Regulating Emerging Technologies” between 2015 and 2017. He now holds the Google Chair for Digital Innovation at the College of Europe in Bruges, Belgium, and is a Senior Research Fellow and Head of GRID (Global Governance, Regulation, Innovation and the Digital Economy) at the Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS), a leading think tank located in Brussels.

He is a member of the ESIR group of advisers to the European Commissioner, Directorate General for Research and Innovation; a member of the EU High Level Expert Group on Artificial Intelligence; and a member of the EU Blockchain Observatory and Forum. He  is a board member of the International Telecommunications Society, and chairs the European Communications Policy Research association. He currently leads the TRIGGER project (Trends in Global Governance and Europe’s Role) funded by the European Union.

Andrea’s research interest lie at the intersection of regulation, technology and ethics. He is also a professional musician and a restless traveler.