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Deputy Director, Center for Global Development in EuropeIan Mitchell is a senior policy fellow and Deputy Director for the Center for Global Development in Europe where he directs the Commitment to Development Index. His research interests include the economic analysis of trade, agriculture and their impact on development. He is also an associate at Chatham House and recently led a review of the economic impacts of Brexit at the Institute for Fiscal studies. Ian spent over ten years as a senior civil servant and economist in the UK Government contributing to the design and evaluation of policies in education, inequality, environment, trade and agriculture. Between 2014-15 he chaired the Agricultural Markets Information System, launched by the G20 to improve market transparency and mitigate the risk of food price spikes.