Charles Grant CMG is Director of the Centre for European Reform think-tank, which operates in London, Brussels and Berlin. He works on, among other subjects, EU foreign and defence policy, Russia, China, the euro and Brexit. Previously he worked for Euromoney and The Economist, where he covered the European Community in Brussels before returning to its London office in 1993, where he soon became defence editor. He is on the advisory board of the Turkish think-tank EDAM, of the French think-tank Terra Nova and of the Italian think-tank Aspen Italia. He is a governor of the Ditchley Foundation and is a member of the advisory board of the UCL European Institute, of the Scottish First Minister’s Standing Council on Europe, and of the Brexit Advisory Panel of Make UK (formerly the Engineering Employer's Association).