Professor Anand Menon

Director of the UK in a Changing Europe.

Anand is also a Professor of European Politics and Foreign Affairs at Kings College London. He has written widely on many aspects of EU politics and policy and on UK-EU relations. He is a frequent contributor to the media on matters relating to British relations with the EU.

Professor Tim Bale

Deputy director of the UK in a Changing Europe.

Tim Bale is Professor of Politics at Queen Mary University of London and focuses mainly on political parties and on the politics of immigration.

As well as edited works and journal articles he has published books on the Tory and Labour parties and is the author of European Politics: a Comparative Introduction. Tim has written for almost every UK newspaper and appears on radio and television programmes worldwide. His various posts and articles are collected at

Jill Rutter

Senior research fellow at the UK in a Changing Europe.

Previously, Jill was programme director at the Institute for Government (IfG) directing the organisation’s work on better policy making and Brexit. She is an experienced former senior civil servant, having worked in HM Treasury, Number 10 and Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (Defra). Jill’s writing is frequently in the media and she is a regular commentator on radio and television and tweets @jillongovt.

Professor Catherine Barnard

Senior Fellow at the UK in a Changing Europe.

Catherine Barnard is a Professor in European Union Law and Employment Law at the University of Cambridge. Her project looks at the lived experience of working as an EU migrant in the UK, in the run up to Brexit and beyond.

Professor Sir John Curtice

Senior Fellow at the UK in a Changing Europe.

John Curtice is politics professor at the University of Strathclyde and research consultant to NatCen Social Research. He has been co-editor of NatCen’s British Social Attitudes reports since 1994 and co-director of the Scottish Social Attitudes survey since 1999. For the initiative he will be focusing on public opinion and Britain's relationship with Europe and develop a website that brings together key polling data together with commentary and analysis.

Professor Jonathan Portes

Senior Fellow at the UK in a Changing Europe.

Jonathan Portes is Professor of Economics and Public Policy in the Department of Political Economy at King's College London. Previously, he was principal research fellow of the National Institute of Economic & Social Research. Before that he was chief economist at the Cabinet Office, and previous to that chief economist at the Department of Work and Pensions. For this initiative he will look at the economic and social impacts of free movement of workers within the European Union and the broader economic impacts of ‘Brexit.’

Professor Hussein Kassim

Senior Fellow at the UK in a Changing Europe.

Professor of Politics, School of Politics, Philosophy, Language and Communication Studies at The University of East Anglia. He was formerly the research leader on a Brexit research team which will monitor, track and explain the changing political context and positions taken by the UK’s negotiating partners, use this understanding to explore the negotiating possibilities available to the UK, and examine the implications of the outcome for the UK, the future of the EU, and the UK’s relationship with the EU.

For each member state and institution, it will explain who is in charge, how the negotiating position was defined, the main trade-offs made, and responses to relevant pressures.

Professor David Bailey

Senior Fellow at the UK in a Changing Europe.

David Bailey is Professor of Business Economics at the Birmingham Business School, Editor-in-Chief of the journal 'Regional Studies', and Chair of the RSA Europe Foundation.
For the UK in a Changing Europe Initiative, his Fellowship 'Changing Lanes? Brexit and UK Automotive' looks at the impact of Brexit on UK manufacturing, especially automotive, with particular emphasis on Brexit's impacts and implications for corporate strategies and industrial policy.

Dr Meredith Crowley

Senior Fellow at the UK in a Changing Europe.

Dr Meredith Crowley is a University Reader in International Economics at the University of Cambridge and a Research Fellow at the Centre for Economic Policy Research. Meredith is an expert in International Trade and will specialise in UK Trade Policy post-Brexit.

Professor Sarah Hall

Senior Fellow at the UK in a Changing Europe.

Sarah Hall is a Professor of Economic Geography at Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Nottingham. Sarah's work will focus primarily on Brexit and the UK’s financial services sector, on issues like passporting and how the financial services sector will react to Brexit.

Dr Katy Hayward

Senior Fellow at the UK in a Changing Europe.

Katy Hayward is a Reader in Sociology at Queen’s University Belfast, and Fellow in the Senator George J. Mitchell Institute for Global Peace, Security and Justice. Katy has already written for the UK in a Changing Europe, including on our report, Brexit and the Backstop. Her project will focus on the Post-Brexit Status and Future of Northern Ireland.

Professor Nicola McEwen

Senior Fellow at the UK in a Changing Europe.

Nicola McEwen is a Professor of Politics at the University of Edinburgh, and Co-Director of the ESRC Centre on Constitutional Change (CCC). Nicola will focus on the devolution settlement and the future of the Union, and the impact that Brexit is having, and could have, on both.

Professor Meg Russell

Senior Fellow at the UK in a Changing Europe.

Meg Russell is Professor of British and Comparative Politics at University College London and Director of the Constitution Unit. The focus of Meg's research will be the impact that the Brexit process has had so far on Parliament and the Constitution, and the effect on UK institutions when the UK leaves the EU.

Professor Dan Wincott

Director of Governance after Brexit.

Daniel Wincott works with the UK in a Changing Europe as ESRC Leadership Coordinator for Governance and Brexit Research and holds the Blackwell Law and Society Chair at Cardiff University School of Law and Politics. His research covers: devolution and territorial governance; political identity and public attitudes; constitutional law and politics; comparative welfare state theory and analysis, including the role of civil society organisations; European integration, especially in the areas of social policy and law.


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