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Monday, 16 September 2019 from 17:30 to 19:00 (BST)

Montague Burton: Brexit and the future of the Unions

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Montague Burton: Brexit and the future of the Unions

by Sir Jonathan Faull KCMG

Monday 16th September 2019

Conference Room, ECCI, High School Yards, Edinburgh, EH1 1LZ

5.30 p.m. - 7.00 p.m.

 

Sir Jonathan Faull KCMG will give the Montague Burton Lecture "Brexit and the future of the Unions".

A reception will follow the lecture.

 

Sir Jonathan Faull KCMG

Sir Jonathan Faull was born in Chatham, Kent in 1954.  He has been Chair of European Public Affairs at the Brunswick Group since 2017.

He previously spent 38 years at the European Commission in a variety of functions. He worked for many years in the Directorate General of Competition, from the starting grade to Deputy Director General. From 1989 to 1992 he worked in the cabinet (private office) of the competition Commissioner (Leon Brittan). He was the Commission’s Spokesman and Director General of Press and Communication (1999-2003), Director General of Justice and Home Affairs (2003-2010), Director General of Internal Market and Services, later called Financial Stability, Financial Services and Capital Markets Union (2010-2015) and Director General of the Task Force on the British referendum on membership of the EU (2015-2016). 

He is the author of many articles on European law and policy, co-editor of a leading work on European Competition Law and holds a number of academic and other appointments:

  • Doctor of Laws honoris causa, University of Sussex    
  • Montague Burton Professor of International Relations, University of Edinburgh, 2018-19
  • Visiting Professor, College of Europe, Bruges
  • Honorary Professor and Fellow, UK Trade Policy Observatory, University of Sussex Business School
  • Honorary Professor, King’s College London
  • Member of the Conseil d’Administration de l’Institut Jacques Delors – Notre Europe
  • Member of the Advisory Board, Centre for European Reform
  • Professor of Law, Institute of European Studies, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, 1989-2012; Emeritus Professor 2012-
  • Member of the Board, Institute of European Studies, Vrije Universiteit Brussel
  • Visiting Fellow, The Policy Institute at King's, King’s College London
  • Member of the Research Council, European University Institute, 2011-2016
  • Visiting Fellow, Centre for European Legal Studies (CELS), University of Cambridge, 1997-2001
  • Member of the CELS Advisory Board, University of Cambridge, 2018-
  • Visiting Professor, Paris School of International Affairs (Sciences Po)

He was knighted in the Queen’s Birthday Honours in June 2017.

 

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Conference Room
Edinburgh Centre for Carbon Innovation
High School Yards
EH1 1LZ Edinburgh
United Kingdom

Monday, 16 September 2019 from 17:30 to 19:00 (BST)


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