VBQ Speakers

Anand Menon - Keynote Speaker

Book Anand Menon as a keynote speaker. Professor Anand Menon is a leading analyst of British and European politics, and one of the UK's foremost commentators on Brexit and the future of the EU.

He is Director of UK in a Changing Europe, a think tank dedicated to high-quality, impartial research into the impact of EU policies, attitudes towards the EU, and the evolving relationship between the EU and Britain.

 

ANAND MENON

director, uk in a changing europe


SPEAKING THEMES

  • The key variables shaping Brexit

  • The long-term causes of Brexit, and their future implications

  • Trends in British politics

  • European politics

  • The future of the EU and its institutions

  • EU foreign and security policy


TRAVELS FROM
London or Oxford, UK

 
 

BIOGRAPHY

Professor Anand Menon is a leading analyst of British and European politics, and one of the UK's foremost commentators on Brexit and the future of the EU.

He is Director of UK in a Changing Europe, a think tank dedicated to high-quality, impartial research into the impact of EU policies, attitudes towards the EU, and the evolving relationship between the EU and Britain.

In his latest book, Brexit and British Politics (October 2017), he makes the case that Brexit is the result of long-term trends that have been in motion for decades. To fully grasp the implications of Brexit for Britain and Europe, he argues it is crucial to place it in this wider context.

Anand is currently Professor of European Politics and Foreign Affairs at King's College London. Previously he was Professor of West European Politics and Founder of the European Institute at the University of Birmingham. Before that he was University Lecturer in European Politics at Oxford University. He currently also holds the posts of Associate Fellow of Chatham House and Senior Associate Member of Nuffield College Oxford.


ANAND'S TALKS

Few people are as well-versed in the intricacies of British and European politics as Anand, and few can match his reputation for rigorous and impartial analysis.

With exceptional clarity, he provides expert insights on the immediate issues surrounding Brexit:

  • What are the key variables to watch?

  • Beyond political posturing, what can the UK and EU realistically expect from each other in the negotiations?

  • What are the repercussions for trade and regulation?

  • Who are the key political players?

But crucially, by placing Brexit in the context of long-term political, economic and social trends, he helps us understand the bigger picture: what does it tell us about the direction Britain and the EU are headed? Indeed, what does it tell us about the prospects for "the West" and the international order as a whole?

VIDEOS

With 1 year to go until Britain leaves the EU, Anand interviews Tony Blair on Brexit (March 2018)


With 1 year to go until Britain leaves the EU, Anand interviews Nigel Farage on Brexit (March 2018)


One year on after the referendum, Anand outlines the 4 key variables that will determine the shape of Brexit (03.05-09.22 minutes, June 2017)


Anand unpicks the issues facing Prime Minister David Cameron in his renegotiation of the terms of Britain's membership of the EU (October 2015)

 
 

Testimonials

"Friday went amazingly well, we’ve received great feedback on the panel overall and on Anand. Please thank him again for joining us." --- Leading sales & marketing agency for their annual Retail Conference

"Anand’s session was a hit...our delegates really enjoyed his talk and learned a lot. We would be very interested in involving him in future events." --- Online media network for their CFO Roundtable



Books

 October 2017

October 2017

 April 2008

April 2008