Ian Bond

Ian Bond

Director of foreign policy
Areas of expertise 

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


NHK: New UK Prime Minister

26 July 2019
Ian Bond, director of foreign policy at the Centre for European Reform spoke to NHK about Boris Johnson's appointment as Prime Minister (from 2.20 mins).

The special relationship may be awkward under Trump – but it is vital to Brexit Britain

31 May 2019
President Donald Trump’s state visit to the UK from 3 to 5 June may show the relationship between the UK and US is more awkward than special these days.

CER podcast: European Parliament elections special

20 May 2019
Beth Oppenheim talks to the CER's experts about the upcoming European Parliament elections.

Internal strife: NATO's greatest enemy is itself as it turns 70

05 April 2019
NATO’s first Secretary General, Lord Hastings Ismay, famously said the alliance’s purpose was “to keep the Russians out, the Americans in and the Germans down.”

CER podcast: Europe after Brexit

27 March 2019
Sophia Besch asks Ian Bond to reflect on the CER's 2016 predictions about the effect of Brexit on future EU policy. How do they stand up now, on the eve of the UK’s departure?

Brexit stands to hurt the rest of the EU, too

14 March 2019
“A no-deal which results in the erection of tariff and non-tariff barriers would be particularly damaging to the EU economy as well as the British economy” Ian Bond, director of foreign policy at the Centre for European Reform, told Stephen Beard.

ERR: May's Brexit plans

16 January 2019
Ian Bond, director of foreign policy at the Centre for European Reform spoke to ERR Estonian public TV (from 5:05 mins).“As far as one can tell at the moment, Theresa May’s plan B is plan A again, only louder”.

Brussels sprouts: Ian Bond on Brexit and what's next for Europe

14 December 2018
Former Ambassador Ian Bond sits down with Dr Andrea Kendall-Taylor and Jim Townsend to discuss his perspective on Brexit and what the future holds for the transatlantic relationship.

CER podcast: CER researchers review the year 2018

12 December 2018
Charles Grant, John Springford and Ian Bond review the political themes and events that shaped 2018, and take a look at some of the predictions they made last year.