Sam Lowe

Senior research fellow
Areas of expertise 

International trade, European trade policy, rules of origin, the single market, Brexit, environmental co-operation, investor-state dispute settlement.


Sam Lowe is a senior research fellow at the Centre for European Reform. He works on trade issues, with a focus on Brexit, customs and regulatory barriers. Prior to joining the CER, he led work on trade, Brexit and environmental issues for Friends of the Earth and is a co-founder of the UK Trade Forum. He is a visiting research fellow at The Policy Institute, King’s College London, and holds an MA in Conflict, Governance and International Development from the University of East Anglia. 

Sam comments regularly on trade issues in the print and broadcast media, including the Financial TimesThe TimesThe Guardian and BBC Newsnight. He has given oral evidence to UK Parliament’s Brexit, International Trade and Environmental Audit select committees and the European Parliament’s trade committee.

Sam Lowe can be followed on twitter at @SamuelMarcLowe

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