Brexit: with a little help from our friends

Hosted by the European Institute and School of Public Policy

Old Theatre, Old Building


George Brandis

George Brandis

Janice Charette

Janice Charette

Foo Chi Hsia

Foo Chi Hsia

Sir Jerry Mateparae

Sir Jerry Mateparae


Professor Tony Travers

The panel considers the implications of Brexit on other countries, as well as how our friends overseas are fundamental to securing a smooth transition.

George Brandis (@AusHCUK) is Australian High Commissioner to the UK.

Janice Charette (@JaniceCharette) is Canadian High Commissioner to the UK.

Foo Chi Hsia has been Singapore’s High Commissioner to the United Kingdom since September 2014, and is concurrently accredited to Iceland and Ireland.

Jerry Mateparae (@NZinUK) is New Zealand High Commissioner to the United Kingdom. Prior to his appointment, he served as New Zealand’s 20th Governor General. Previously, he has worked at senior levels in the New Zealand public service and military.

Tony Travers is Associate Dean of the School of Public Policy and Professor in Practice, Department of Government, LSE.

The LSE European Institute (@LSEEI) is a centre for research and graduate teaching on the processes of integration and fragmentation within Europe. In the most recent national Research Excellence Framework (REF 2014) the Institute was ranked first for research in its sector.

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