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Ana
Martínez

Practice Lead, EU Policy
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Ana

Ana leads Global Counsel’s practice on member states’ policy and politics. Prior to joining Global Counsel, Ana was a policy analyst in several organisations in Brussels and Madrid reporting on developments in the EU institutions and member states. She also has experience in the European Parliament’s Directorate-General for External Policies and the British Embassy in Spain.

Ana advises clients on how politics, regulation and policymaking in EU member states create risks and opportunities, and identifies strategies to help businesses meet these challenges. She also focuses on horizontal policy issues and political developments in the EU institutions and how these interact with the priorities of EU capitals.

Latest Insights by Ana Martínez

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Three views on the US election

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At this point - with Joe Biden likely to win the presidency - the UK government has probably started to build and strengthen relationships with individuals in Biden’s team who are set to lead the transition process. However, given that President Trump still has a slim chance of successfully contesting the outcome in key states and remaining in office, any such outreach to…

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The EU’s new long term budget: a “Hamiltonian moment” for the European Union?

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After the difficult negotiations of the longest ever EU summit, EU leaders agreed last week on a €750 billion recovery fund and at least one new EU tax. Some called it a “Hamiltonian moment” for the European Union. Practice Lead Denzil Davidson and Senior Associate Ana Martínez examine what was agreed, the politics that got us here, the disputes that still haven’t been…

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