For a copy of the report, please visit: http://www.lse.ac.uk/ideas/publications/updates/refining-britains-economic-diplomacy
The inaugural LSE Economic Diplomacy Commission meeting will take place in October. The Commissioners are:
Chair of the LSE Economic Diplomacy Commission – Professor Linda Yueh
A leading economist and Visiting Professor in LSE IDEAS who has advised governments and international organisations on foreign economic policy.
LSE IDEAS Director – Professor Michael Cox
A leading scholar in foreign policy who initiated and served as a Commissioner on the previous LSE Diplomacy Commission.
Professor Christopher Coker, Director of LSE IDEAS
Professor Swati Dhingra, LSE Associate Professor of Economics
Sir Martin Donnelly, former and first Permanent Secretary of DIT
Professor Saul Estrin, LSE Professor of Management Economics
Baroness Kishwer Falkner, Chairman of the Sub-Committee on EU Financial Affairs
Professor Robert Falkner, LSE Associate Professor of IR and Research Director, Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment
Professor Stephen Machin, Director of LSE CEP and Professor of Economics
Lord Nick Macpherson, former Permanent Secretary, HM Treasury and LSE CEP Policy Committee Chairman
Guy Monson, Chief Investment Officer and a Managing Partner of Sarasin & Partners
Sir Richard Mottram, former Permanent Secretary, Cabinet Office and Chairman of LSE IDEAS Advisory Board
Lord Charles Powell, former private secretary to PM Margaret Thatcher
Gideon Rachman, Chief Foreign Affairs columnist, FT, and LSE IDEAS Visiting Senior Fellow
Susan Scholefield, distinguished civil servant and LSE IDEAS Advisory Board member
Professor Leslie Vinjamuri, Head of US & the Americas Programme, Chatham House
Professor Dame Helen Wallace, former Foreign Secretary of the British Academy and former Professor in the European Institute of the LSE
Professor Stephen Woolcock, Head of LSE Trade Policy Unit
Evidence and timeline
By taking evidence over the next 18-24 months from across the country, the Commissioners will engage with a wide range of stakeholders to formulate the principles that should underpin Britain’s trade and investment policies.
The report of the Commission in 2021, following on the successful work of the previous LSE Diplomacy Commission, will seek to provide sound and practical guidance to help shape Britain’s policies in the 21st century.