Catherine Barnard is Professor of EU law and Employment Law and senior tutor and fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge.
She is a Senior Fellow and Deputy Director of the UK in a Changing Europe, a non-partisan think-tank which does research and provides information about all aspects of Brexit. Catherine has appeared on the main media channels – BBC, ITV and Sky – as well as some of the more specialist programmes such as Law in Action, Woman’s Hour, Question Time, Any Questions and the Briefing Room. She has also written for the Guardian and the Telegraph. She has given evidence to numerous select committees on the legal issues connected with Brexit, immigration and the European Union (Withdrawal) Act.
Katy Hayward is Professor of Political Sociology at Queen’s University Belfast and a Senior Fellow of the UK in a Changing Europe think-tank, where she leads a major ESRC-funded project on the topic of the future and status of Northern Ireland after Brexit. She is a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences (2020), an Eisenhower Fellow (2019) and a Fellow in the Senator George J. Mitchell Institute for Global Peace, Security and Justice at Queen's University.
Professor Hayward is an internationally recognised expert on Brexit and Northern Ireland/Ireland, particularly with respect to the Irish border. She was appointed to the technical expert panel of the UK government’s Alternative Arrangements Advisory Group on Brexit (2019) and has given written and oral evidence before many parliamentary committees in the UK, Ireland and EU.