Douglas W. Arner is Sir John Lubbock Support Fund Fellow at the Centre for Commercial Law Studies at Queen Mary & Westfield College, London. He is also an honorary lecturer at the Faculty of Law of the University of Hong Kong and a consultant with the Office of the General Council of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development in London.
Alex Fleming is Lead Financial Economist in the World Bank's Europe and Central Asian Regional Office, where he is working on financial sector issues in the transition economies of East and Central Europe. Before this he worked on the Latin American economies for the Bank. He was formerly an economist at the Bank of England and a lecturer at the University of St Andrews.
Yelena Kalyuzhnova is the Director of the Centre for Euro-Asian Studies and a lecturer in the Economics Department at the University of Reading. Her research interests include the planning process and industrial policy in the transitional economies, and macroeconomic issues in transition. She is the author of the first major study of the Kazakhstani economy (1998) as well as an editor of The Euro-Asian World. A Period of Transition (2000).
Joseph J. Norton is Sir John Lubbock Professor of Banking Law, Centre for Commercial Law Studies, Queen Mary & Westfield College, University of London; Director of the London Institute of International Finance, Banking and Development Law; James L. Walsh Distinguished Faculty Fellow in Financial Institutions Law and Professor of Law, SMU School of Law, Dallas, Texas; and currently Vice-Chancellor's Distinguished Visiting Professor of Law, the University of Hong Kong.
Alan Roberts is a lecturer in international accounting at the University of Reading. He is also a member of the Centre for Euro-Asian Studies. For the year 1999–2000 he was Visiting Professor at the University of Toulouse 1, France.
Animesh Shrivastava is the Deputy Director of the Centre for Euro-Asian Studies and a lecturer at the Department of Economics, Reading University. He holds a Ph.D. from Oxford University where he previously taught.