Options to Evolve the UK's Policy Landscape
The majority vote by the UK public to leave the European Union represents the biggest policy challenge in a generation. Uncoupling UK policy and legislation from our European neighbours requires expert insight to navigate and manage a plethora of detailed interdependencies which affect how policy is researched, designed, implemented and evaluated. Of course, this creates opportunities as well as uncertainty. Individuals and businesses deal with change every day. Those who make the most of changing circumstances usually do so equipped with expert knowledge and insight - this is where ICF can help!
ICF policy experts provide full coverage of the thematic areas which will define the UK Government's strategic and tactical response. Our 40 year history of advising UK Government and the European Commission provides us with unrivalled insight into the policy landscape ranging from immigration to energy supply and from habitats to health. However, it is most likely to be the touch points across disciplines which are likely to offer the best solutions.
On this page, you'll find a series of articles which will demonstrate the challenges facing the UK Government. Our thought leadership is not designed to offer a solution to Brexit. Nor is it designed to lobby for a political cause or commercial interest. These articles are shared with you to help demonstrate the range of considerations and options available to policy and decision makers. In doing so, we hope to contribute to how the UK Government will help individuals and businesses deal with the ramifications of such a historic vote and maintain progressive relations with mainland Europe.
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Joe Sunderland has 20 years of extensive and varied experience as an economist and policy specialist in economic regulation, competition, consumer policy and policy development. Joe is an experienced project director and project manager who oversees ICF’s economics, regulation, competition and consumer policy work for a number of UK clients including the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA), the Office of Gas and Electricity Markets (Ofgem), the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), the Office of Rail and Road (ORR) and the Water Services Regulation Authority (Ofwat). Joe also leads ICF's UK work on better regulation issues.
Jonathan has over 20 years experience in the fields of energy, environment and climate change. He leads ICF's European work on low carbon technology innovation, finance and supply chains. He also plays a key role in evaluation services for public sector low carbon innovation policies and support programmes.
James has 15 year's experience in energy, climate change, and environmental consulting for public and private-sector clients across Europe, Asia, and the Americas.
Colin has nearly twenty years' experience in international trade. He has helped to develop strategy and pioneer new initiatives for UK Government to increase exports in high growth markets, attract foreign direct investment and create international partnering opportunities for technology transfer, IP commercialisation and raise investment for high tech start-ups.