Refugees, Brexit and the big EU issues at the EBRD annual meetings

Phil Thornton was part of the team at Emerging Markets newspaper covering the annual meetings of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development in London in May 2016. He wrote a feature analysing the economic impact of the influx of refugees into central and Eastern Europe. He was also involved in the news editing and copy editing of the breaking stories that went into the editions papers which can be found here and here (free registration required). Exclusives included an interview with EBRD president Sir Suma Chakrabarti, growing antipathy within EU member states at accession of new members, and fear over the impact of Brexit.