Dr Robin Wilson is an experienced policy and political analyst, based in Belfast. His principal expertise is in the arena of intercultural dialogue in Europe, including the specific challenges of Northern Ireland’s divided society and including its application in the world of football. He also however has conducted research on social inclusion, ecology and the media. He founded the think tank Democratic Dialogue in 1995 and was its director until 2006. He was for eight years previously the editor of the current affairs magazine Fortnight. He now works independently for a range of non-governmental, public and transnational organisations in Ireland, Britain and Europe.