Alan Hardacre

Dr Alan Hardacre is the Head of Corporate Affairs Strategy with Imperial Tobacco based in Brussels, Belgium. In this role he is responsible developing, and driving, a sustainable global Corporate Affairs strategy. A major element of this is how the company works in the EU. Prior to this he was a lecturer in the "European Decision-Making" Unit at the European Institute for Public Administration (EIPA). Alan holds a BA (Hons) in Modern European Studies from Loughborough University (UK) and a DEA de Science Politique from the Institut d'Études Politiques de Lyon. In 2008 he was awarded his PhD in International Economic and Political Relations from Loughborough University.