Daniel Gros

Director of the Centre for European Policy Studies, Brussels at Centre for European Policy Studies

Daniel Gros is the Director of the Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS) in Brussels. Originally from Germany, he attended university in Italy, where he obtained a Laurea in Economia e Commercio. He also studied in the United States, where he earned his PhD (University of Chicago, 1984). His first job was at the International Monetary Fund, in the European and Research Departments (1983-1986), then he became an Economic Advisor to the Directorate General II of the European Commission (1988-1990). He has taught at various universities across Europe, including the Catholic University of Leuven, the University of Frankfurt, the University of Basel, Bocconi University, the Kiel Institute of World Studies and the Central European University in Prague. He started at CEPS first in 1986, and has worked there continuously since 1990, becoming director in 1999.