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Charles Grant

Areas of expertise

Britain's EU referendum, the 'future of Europe' debate, the euro, Russia, European foreign and defence policy and China's relations with the West.

John Springford

Deputy director
Areas of expertise

Britain and Europe, migration and labour markets, the single market and supply side reform, international trade, the euro, fiscal and monetary policy.

Ian Bond

Director of foreign policy
Areas of expertise

Russia and the former Soviet Union, European foreign policy, Europe/Asia relations, US foreign policy.

Christian Odendahl

Chief economist (Based in Berlin)
Areas of expertise

Eurozone, ECB, Germany, fiscal and monetary policy, structural reforms, political economy of economic integration, international trade, financial regulation.

Camino Mortera-Martinez

Senior research fellow (Based in Brussels)
Areas of expertise

Free movement of persons, counter-terrorism policies, criminal law, police and judicial co-operation, migration policies, JHA's institutional structure, civil law and international private law.

Sam Lowe

Senior research fellow
Areas of expertise

International trade, European trade policy, rules of origin, the single market, Brexit, environmental co-operation, investor-state dispute settlement.

Sophia Besch

Senior research fellow (Based in Berlin) - On leave until Jan 2021
Areas of expertise

EU Common Security and Defence Policy, European defence industry integration, NATO, German security and defence policy

Luigi Scazzieri

Research fellow
Areas of expertise

European foreign and security policy, Italy and the EU, transatlantic relations, migration.

Simon Tilford

Associate fellow
Areas of expertise

Britain and Europe, the euro, fiscal and monetary policy, labour and social policy, competition, innovation, environmental economics and demographics.

Daniel Keohane

Associate fellow
Areas of expertise

European security and defence policies (national, EU, NATO, UN) Brexit and the future of the EU.

Katherine Pye

Clara Marina O'Donnell fellow
Areas of expertise

European security and crisis management, EU peacebuilding operations and EU-Africa relations.