Dr. Syed Kamall is a Conservative Member of the European Parliament for London. He is also a Visiting Fellow at Leeds University Business School where he has lectured MBA students in international business and strategy and supervised doctoral students' research. He has written a number of articles on the international strategies of firms and foreign investment. He is also co-founder of the Global Business Research Institute (GBRI; ), an educational body conducting outreach to business executives, journalists and civil servants, promoting a greater understanding of globalisation and its consequences.
In 1996, Syed completed a book on EU telecommunications policy, Telecommunications, and has written on multinational business and telecommunications policy for such books as Management in China: The Experience of Foreign Businesses, Trade and Investment in China: The European Experience, Political and Economic Relations Between Asia and Europe: New Challenges in Economics and Management, and in such journals as Management International Review and Transnational Corporations.
Also a speaker at the 2005 Libertarian Alliance conference