Graham Mather is a solicitor and President of the European Policy Forum, an independent international research institute. He has been visiting fellow of Nuffield College, Oxford, and a reporting panel member of the Monopolies and Mergers Commission. He has also been General Director of the Institute of Economic Affairs and Head of the Policy Unit of the Institute of Directors. He was MEP for Hampshire North and Oxford from 1994 to 1999. He is an advisor to Tudor Investment Corporation and Elliott Associates and a director of Greenham Common Trust.