8th June 2016
Additional panel members announced for Cranleigh Decides
With less than a week to go until the Cranleigh Decides – EU Referendum Debate, two additional panel members have been announced.
Nick Hopkinson and Ian Brown are joining Mark Nottingham and Harry Aldridge to form the expert panel for this debate.
Representing the Remain side is Nick Hopkinson.
Nick is chairman of the Liberal Democrat European Group (LDEG) and chairman of London4Europe, the London branch of the European Movement.
During Nick’s 23 year career at Wilton Park, the Foreign and Commonwealth Office’s policy forum, Nick progressed to Director, including acting as chief executive for a year.
He wrote more than 100 policy reports and articles, notably on the Eurozone crisis, the EU ‘Budget’, world trade negotiations, financial regulation, the EU constitutional treaty, EU accession, and lessons of the EU’s Eastern Accession for the Arab Spring.
On the Leave side of the debate, Ian Brown is South East Chairman for Business for Britain, the cross-party business campaign for Britain to Vote Leave.
He is Managing Director of Portsmouth based Industrial Maintenance Services Ltd (IMS) which he founded in 2003. Previously, Ian worked in London having founded marketing services group Fennstreet in 1991.
Ian has never been a member of any political party. He has two teenage daughters and lives on the Isle of Wight.
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