As 2019 continues the old Brexit terms, such as four freedoms, customs union, free movement, Withdrawal Agreement and backstop, are increasingly being sidelined as the media grapples with two conciliatory methods proposed by Conservative members of parliament: the “Malthouse Compromise” and “Brady Amendment”. Let’s take a look and unpick these.
Sebastian heads Kreab’s global public affairs consultancy and is leading at group level on Kreab’s Brexit related advisory and support services to clients across the globe. He also leads the Trade, Competition and Digital Practice in Brussels. He is currently participating in the London School of Economics’ Commission on the Future of Britain in Europe and is the Chair (Europe) for the Transatlantic Business Council (TABC) task force on Brexit. Previously, at the EEA Coordination Unit of the EFTA Secretariat he was a senior member of the team coordinating Norway, Iceland and Liechtenstein’s participation in the Single Market. Prior to that, he was Senior Trade Advisor and Deputy Head of the Commercial 3
Section at the US Embassy in Oslo, and before that was Senior Trade Specialist at the U.S. Embassy in London. Sebastian also worked in Washington, firstly at the Center for Strategic and International Studies and then in the U.S. Congress advising House and Senate committees on the EU and Japan's trade and competitiveness strategy.