Leigh Hancher

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Leigh Hancher is Professor of European Law at the University of Tilburg. She is a part-time Professor at the Florence School of Regulation within the European University Institute and the Director of the FSR Energy Union Law Area. Her research interests include energy market regulation, EU state aids and energy market governance.  Her expertise, as well as her academic research, is focused on the changing role of the government in stimulating the liberalisation of traditionally heavily regulated sectors. She has also been a Professor at the Erasmus University in Rotterdam, a Visiting Professor at the University of Calgary, Canada, Head of Legal at the Energy Charter Secretariat in Brussels and a member of the Dutch Academic Advisory Council (WRR).

Leigh studied law at the Universities of Glasgow and Sheffield, and at the EUI. She obtained her doctorate in law, with distinctions, from the University of Leiden in 1989.

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