Anand Menon directs the Economic and Social Research Council Initiative the UK in a Changing Europe (, which promotes rigorous, high-quality and independent research into the relationship between the UK and the European Union (EU). It provides an authoritative, non-partisan and impartial reference point for those looking for analysis of UK-EU relations.

Before joining King's College, Anand was Professor of West European Politics, and founding Director of the European Research Institute at the University of Birmingham. Prior to that he was University Lecturer in European Politics and Fellow of St Antony’s College, Oxford.

He is an associate fellow of Chatham House and Senior Associate member of Nuffield College, Oxford. He is co-editor of the journal West European Politics.

He is co-author of Brexit and British Politics (Polity, 2017) and author of Europe: The State of the Union (Atlantic Books 2008). He has written for the Financial Times, Prospect, The Guardian, The Daily Telegraph, The Times and Le Monde is a frequent commentator on national and international broadcast media and has made several radio documentaries on contemporary politics.

Anand is a valued Hon Member of our Advisory Panel and frequent speaker at Keele World Affairs