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Robert Picard

Reuters Institute, Oxford University
Research Director

Robert is one of the world's leading academic experts on media economics, management and government communications policies. He is Director of Research at the Reuters Institute, Department of Politics and International Relations, University of Oxford. He is also on the faculties of business schools and universities in Sweden, Finland, the USA and China. He is the author and editor of 27 books and has written hundred of articles on media issues and is editor of the Journal of Media Business Studies.
Robert has been a consultant for government agencies and ministries, investment firms, media companies and media labor organizations. He has testified before congressional and parliamentary committees and regularly makes presentations to media trade organizations and university groups worldwide.
He has been the recipient of the Journal of Media Economics Award of Honor for lifetime contributions to the study of media economics and the European Media Management Education Association Award for lifetime contributions to media management. He is regularly interviewed by media on issues of media industry developments.