The energy crisis has already cost Europe at least half a trillion euros as governments across the Continent rush out support and relief for businesses and citizens as the temperatures start to fall. Can Europe afford it and what are the long term consequences.
Nicolas Véron - Senior Fellow at Bruegel
Nicolas Véron is a senior fellow at Bruegel and at the Peterson Institute for International Economics in Washington, DC. His research is mostly about financial systems and financial reform around the world, including global financial regulatory initiatives and current developments in the European Union
In September 2012, Bloomberg Markets included Véron in its second annual 50 Most Influential list with reference to his early advocacy of European banking union.
Ben Aris, Editor-in-chief, Bne Intellinews
Ben is an Eastern Europe specialist. He previously worked with the Daily Telegraph, The Wall Street Journal and Euromoney before starting bne IntelliNews and covering EE and CEE.