IEEP Honorary Fellow, Nigel Haigh, delivers a speech on Brexit and environment the Environment Ireland Conference - Dublin on 4 October 2018.
- The leading expert on the development of European policies on the environment and author of several books on the topic
Honorary Fellow and former Director of IEEP.
Nigel is recognised as a leading authority on the development and application of EU environmental policy. He has been the author and/or editor of the Manual and its fore-runner 'EEC Environmental Policy and Britain: An essay and a handbook' since 1984. Nigel has been appointed by the European Parliament to the Management Board of the European Environment Agency. Previously he was a Board Member of the Environment Agency (for England and Wales).
The UK’s withdrawal negotiations are forcing policymakers to get to grips with issues which had been taken for granted: such as how the single market and the customs union work, and why. Nigel Haigh, Honorary Fellow and former IEEP Executive Director, sets out some of the issues that environmental stakeholders need to consider.
A European system for chemicals regulation makes obvious sense – but Brexit risks leaving the UK without access to that system. Nigel Haigh, former Executive Director of IEEP, explains that even if the UK secures an overall deal, there are big challenges to finding an answer to the chemicals conundrum.
With the Brexit process being formally started, it is time to consider the importance that sharing experience has for the development of concepts and principles in environmental policy says Nigel Haigh, former director of IEEP. Read more in his article here.