Webinar & Networking: Next Steps for the UK’s proposed Free Trade Agreements with Dr Emily Jones, Oxford University

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As the UK continues to build its independent trade policy outside the EU, we are delighted to host Oxford University’s Dr Emily Jones for a webinar discussing the next steps in negotiating free trade agreements with key partners.

Join us live for your opportunity to:

  • Learn about the process of agreeing an FTA
  • Consider the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on negotiations
  • Hear first-hand how the Department for International trade is engaging with stakeholders during the process via Expert Trade Advisory Groups and other mechanisms
  • Pose your questions to Dr Jones  


  • Dr Emily Jones

    Associate Professor in Public Policy - Global Economic Governance

    Blavatnik School of Government, University of Oxford

    Emily Jones directs the Global Economic Governance Programme which fosters research and debate on how to make the global economy inclusive and sustainable. She is also a Fellow of University College. Emily’s research examines the political economy of global trade and finance, focusing on the ways in which governments can exert influence in asymmetric negotiations. Emily teaches courses on international political economy and negotiation strategy and skills for public policy, specialising in international trade. She recently ran executive short courses for the UK and Indonesian governments. Emily holds a DPhil in International Political Economy from the University of Oxford, and an MSc (distinction) in Development Economics from the School of African and Oriental Studies, University of London, and a first-class BA in Philosophy, Politics and Economics from the University of Oxford. She previously worked in Ghana's Ministry of Trade and Industry, for Oxfam GB, and for the UK Department for International Development

Continue the conversation

We will be hosting a unique networking session following the webinar, designed to connect you with peers from across the sectors. It will provide you with an exclusive opportunity to discuss your own thoughts on the UK's future FTAs directly with other delegates. The session will be conducted via Zoom and all attendees will be invited to attend at the end of the webinar. Details on how to join will be shared during the webinar on the day, and included in the webinar joining instructions email from WIG. 


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