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OXGS Fellow Frank Vibert

Frank Vibert

OXGS Fellow

Frank Vibert is an associate of the Centre for the Analysis of Risk and Regulation (CARR) at the London School of Economics where he was a Senior Visiting Fellow between 2008-2020. Prior to that he was a co-founder (in 1992) and director of the European Policy Forum, a London based ‘Think Tank’ where he remains on the Advisory Council as Founder Director. He is also a fellow of the Foundation for Law, Justice and Society (FLJS). He worked for many years in the World Bank where he was a Senior Advisor. He has also been a Senior Fellow at the UNU/WIDER Institute in Helsinki. He started his career in the economics department at OECD. He is a graduate of Oxford University where he obtained a First in Politics, Philosophy and Economics.

Related activities

Frank Vibert has given advice and evidence to various committees of the House of Commons, the House of Lords European Committee, to OECD on regulation, and has participated in expert groups of the European Court of Auditors and European Commission.


His current research interests are on multilateralism and international regulation; regulatory governance in the EU and domestic context, and constitutionalism, including the EU’s constitutional development.

Selected publications

Comity: Multilateralism in the New Cold War. (2021) Edward Elgar.

Making a 21st Century Constitution. (2018) Edward Elgar.
The New Regulatory Space. (2014) Edward Elgar. 

Democracy and Dissent: The Challenge of International Rule Making. (2011) Edward Elgar.

The Rise of the Unelected. (2007) Cambridge University Press.

Areas of expertise

  • Global governance and multilateralism
  • International, EU & UK  regulation and governance
  • Principles of regulation
  • Constitutionalism and Democracy