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Brexit following Article 50: Implications for the economy, trade and the negotiation process

Event date
Tuesday, 25 April, 2017
Event time
16:30 to 18:00
Event Type
Offline Event
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Tuesday 25 April 2017, 5.30pm, NIESR

Speaker: Prof Jagjit Chadha, Director, NIESR
Speaker: Dr Rebecca Harding, CEO, Equant Analytics
Speaker: Jacqueline Minor, retiring Head of Representation for the European Commission in the UK


You can download slides of Prof. Jagjit Chadha’s presentation here

You can download slides of Dr. Rebecca Harding’s presentation here


With the triggering of Article 50 setting the clock ticking towards Brexit, we bring together three experts to discuss the implication for the economy, trade and the negotiation process.

Professor Jagjit Chadha, Director, NIESR is a Professor of Economics at the University of Kent, and also part-time Professor of Economics at Cambridge. He was previously Professor of Economics at the University of St Andrews and Fellow at Clare College, Cambridge. He has worked at the Bank of England as an Official working on Monetary Policy and as Chief Quantitative Economist at BNP Paribas, and has served as Chair of the Money, Macro, Finance Study Group. He has acted as Specialist Adviser to the House of Commons Treasury Committee and academic adviser to both the Bank of England and HM Treasury, and to many central banks as well as the Bank for International Settlements, and is the current Gresham Professor of Commerce.

Dr Rebecca Harding is currently co-founder and CEO of Equant-Analytics. Previous roles include Chief Economist at the British Bankers Association, founder and CEO of Delta Economics, Senior Fellow at London Business School, CEO of the Global Entrepreneurship Monitor worldwide, Head of Corporate Research at Deloitte and Chief Economist at the Work Foundation. Rebecca has also been a Specialist Adviser to the Treasury Select Committee and Chief Economic Adviser to the All Party Parliamentary Group on Entrepreneurship. She also acts as a senior consultant to the SBE.

Jacqueline Minor, retiring Head of Representation for the European Commission in the UK, a role she held since 2013. A lawyer by training, Jacqueline Minor began her career in the European Institutions at the Court of Justice in 1984. She moved to the European Commission three years later to work on the recognition of diplomas and later enjoyed a second spell at the Court working as referendaire to the British judges Gordon Slynn and David Edward. Returning to the Commission in 1992, she spent 16 years in the Directorate-General responsible for the Internal Market and in 2008 became the Director for Consumer Policy (at DG-SANCO).


Kindly hosted by NIESR, the event will take place at 2 Dean Trench Street, Smith Square, London, SW1P 3HE. Note that this Evening Meeting will start at the slightly earlier time of 5.30pm.