I have given evidence to the House of Commons and the House of Lords and have made many media appearances since the Referendum. My network includes many of the leading players in Westminster, the devolved administrations, Brussels and Dublin. I have spoken at many of the leading universities and think tanks on the subject.


Talks with members of HM Government and HM Shadow Government. Members of both Houses of Parliament, the First Ministers of Wales and Scotland, members of the Irish Government and of the Government of Northern Ireland.

Evidence given to the House of Lords EU Justice Sub-Committee and to the House of Commons‘ Exiting the European Union Committee (see Government consulting).

Participation in the first cross party panel in Westminster under the title: “Brexit, no more nonsense: the EEA EFTA option.” (20 March 2018.) Other panellists were the five MPs Stephen Kinnock and Heidi Alexander from the Labour Party, Stephen Hammond and Antoinette Sandbach from the Conservatives and Norman Lamb from the Liberal Democrats.

Lectures and speeches at Kings College London, Universities of Cambridge, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Cardiff, Dublin, Belfast, City London, UCL, Oslo, Bonn, Speyer, Luxembourg, Basle, Zurich, Tokyo, Waseda, Chatham House, Institute for Government, Asia House London, Japanese Business Federation Keidanren, Tokyo, Japanese Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry METI, Tokyo.

Interviews on ITV, BBC, CNN, Swiss TV, personal portrait on Swiss TV on 15 December 2017, report on Swiss TV on 10 April 2018.

Articles and interviews in Asian Nikkei Review, The Times, The Telegraph, The Guardian, NZZ, Basler Zeitung, FAZ.

Referred to by Il Sole 24 ore, Daily Mail, The Sun, The Law Society, Reuters, Bloomberg, The New York Times, Basler Zeitung, NZZ.

Significant publications

Brexit, EFTA und EWR (“Brexit, EFTA and EEA”), Schweizerisches Institut für Auslandsforschung (“Swiss Institute of International Studies”), Zurich 2017, 87 ff.

After Brexit: Is the EEA an Option for the United Kingdom?, European Law Reporter ELR 2016, 134-142.

After Brexit: EEA plus as a solution for the U.K., Neue Zeitschrift für Kartellrecht NZKart 2016, Kommentar.