Loukas Tsoukalis is currently Professor of European Integration at the University of Athens, President of the Hellenic Foundation for European and Foreign Policy (ELIAMEP), and Visiting Professor at King’s College London and the College of Europe in Bruges.
He taught for many years at Oxford University and he later became Professor at the European Institute of the London School of Economics and Political Science as the first holder of the Eleftherios Venizelos Chair. He has advised the former President of the European Comission and the former President of the European Council.
He is the author of many books, including some of the bestsellers in the field. His latest book In Defense of Europe: Can the European Project Be Saved? was published in 2016. He has received academic distinctions and awards, including the Legion d’Honneur of the French Republic for his contributions to European integration.