At a November seminar organised by the Studium Catholicum in Helsinki, former IEEP Executive Director Nigel Haigh set out some personal views on the development of EU environmental policy, linking it with the messages in Pope Francis’s encyclical “Laudato si’”.
- 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).
Sir Hans Kornberg, who joined the Board of IEEP in the 1970s, passed away last December at the age of 91.
As Brexit negotiations continue, IEEP Honorary Fellow Nigel Haigh spoke recently at the annual Environmental Law conference of the Academy of European Law on its implications for EU environmental policy.
IEEP Honorary Fellow, Nigel Haigh, delivers a speech on Brexit and environment the Environment Ireland Conference - Dublin on 4 October 2018.