External speakers

Baroness Kishwer Falkner of Margravine

Member, Bank of England Enforcement Decision-Making Committee and Member of the House of Lords

Kishwer Falkner entered the House of Lords in 2004, where she is currently Chairman of the EU Sub-Committee on Financial Services, and a Member of the EU Select Committee.  She was previously Chairman of the Liberal Democrat team on Foreign Affairs.  Her committee has published reports on Brexit: Financial Services, Brexit and the EU Budget and Brexit: the future of financial regulation and supervision.  She has served on several parliamentary committees including the Constitution Committee, the Joint Committee on Human Rights; the European Union Committee on Foreign Affairs, Defence and International Development; the ad hoc Committee on International Organisations, and the Joint Committee on the Legal Services Bill.

Kishwer is a Visiting Professor at King’s College, a member of the Anglo-German Conference, Koenigswinter, and is on the Advisory Board of YouGov-Cambridge.

Kishwer has held Fellowships at St Antony’s College, University of Oxford (2010), and at the Institute of Politics, Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University (2006).  Kishwer’s academic background is in International Relations, obtaining degrees from the London School of Economics and the University of Kent.