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Dr Isabella Mancini

Brunel University London & Brunel Law School
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Isabella Mancini is Senior Policy Advisor at the UK Government Department for Business and Trade. Previously, she worked as a lecturer in law at Brunel Law School, Brunel University London. She holds a PhD from the City Law School (City, University of London), where she was a Marie Curie Early Stage Researcher on the EU-funded Horizon 2020 Network ‘EU Trade and Investment Policy’ (EUTIP). Her research expertise and publications cover areas of EU external relations (law), EU trade policy, international trade law and policy, labour rights, data protection rights, and global economic governance. She also maintains a strong interest in UK-EU relations, and the role of parliaments and civil society. Isabella Mancini is co-editor, with Prof. Elaine Fahey (City Law School), of Understanding the EU as a Good Global Actor: Ambitions, Values and Metrics' (forthcoming with Edward Elgar Publishing in October 2022). She was part of the ESRC-funded project on the UK-EU-Japan relations on trade, regulation and IP (TRILATTRADE), working with scholars at City Law School and Keio University. She is also involved in the Erasmus+ Project on the CETA Implementation and Implications Project (CIIP) led by Prof. Robert Finbow at Dalhousie University, in Halifax, Canada. During her doctoral studies, Isabella was a visiting scholar at the Egmont Institute (Brussels), at the Asser Institute (The Hague), and at the Amsterdam Centre for European Law and Governance (ACELG, Amsterdam). She has worked as a Teaching Assistant at the EUI and as an intern at the European Parliament Liaison Office in London.