Public Sector Event

Britain’s role in the WTO after Brexit

Venue: Institute for Government

Date: 18 Sep 2019

Synopsis: Deal or no deal, the UK will take up an independent seat at the World Trade Organization after Brexit.


This event will explore what role the UK should play and how can it defend its interests in an organisation under pressure to reform.

Our panel includes:

  • • Nick-Ashton Hart – Geneva Representative for Digital Trade Network
  • • Bernardine Adkins - Head of EU, Trade and Competition at Gowling WLG LLP
  • • Iana Dreyer – Editor of Borderlex, European trade policy specialist
  • • Dr. Stephanie Rickard – Professor of International Trade at UCL.

The event will be chaired by Jill Rutter, Programme Director at the Institute for Government. There will also be an opportunity for audience questions.