Peter Kellner

Visiting Scholar
Carnegie Europe

Kellner is a visiting scholar at Carnegie Europe, where his research focuses on Brexit, populism, and electoral democracy.

Peter Kellner is a visiting scholar at Carnegie Europe, where his research focuses on Brexit, populism, and electoral democracy.

Prior to joining Carnegie, Kellner was president of the online survey research company, YouGov, from 2007 to 2016, after serving as the organization’s chairman from 2001 to 2007. Previously, he consulted on public opinion research to a number of organizations, including the Bank of England, the Corporation of London, the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office, the National Westminster Bank, and the Trades Union Congress.

Kellner has worked extensively as a British journalist. He has written for a variety of newspapers and magazines, including the Times, the Independent, the Observer, and the Evening Standard, and has been a regular contributor to television and radio programs, such as BBC Newsnight and Channel Four’s A Week in Politics. He was awarded Journalist of the Year at the British Press Awards in 1978.

He has been a visiting fellow at Nuffield College, Oxford; a distinguished visiting fellow at the Policy Studies Institute, London; and served as a member of committees set up by the Economic and Social Research Council to commission research into elections and social exclusion. He received a Special Recognition Award from the Political Studies Association in 2011.

Kellner is currently the chairman of the National Council for Voluntary Service (NCVO) and a trustee of UpRising, a charity that mentors young people.

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  • Boris Johnson Could Emulate Donald Trump’s Election Victory
    • Thursday, November 14, 2019

    Boris Johnson Could Emulate Donald Trump’s Election Victory

    With four weeks to go, the UK is experiencing not only its most important election in living memory, but its most unpredictable—and one in which a minority of voters could impose Brexit on the majority.

  • How Brexit, Boris Johnson, and the Irish Peace Process Hang in the Balance
    • Tuesday, October 08, 2019

    How Brexit, Boris Johnson, and the Irish Peace Process Hang in the Balance

    If Hong Kong was promised “one country, two systems,” the Good Friday Agreement promised “two countries, one market” for the island of Ireland. After two decades, both settlements are fraying badly.

  • How Brexit Is Undoing Britain’s Political System
    • Tuesday, September 10, 2019

    How Brexit Is Undoing Britain’s Political System

    Brexit could wreck Britain’s centuries-old character of alternating rule by large, ideologically capacious parties. If so, the irony is that British politics will end up resembling politics in much of the rest of Europe.

  • When Unstoppable Boris Meets Impassable Brexit
    • Tuesday, July 02, 2019

    When Unstoppable Boris Meets Impassable Brexit

    Boris Johnson, who is all but certain to become the next UK prime minister, has promised to deliver Brexit by October 31. But breaking his word has been a theme of his career.

  • Brexit After May
    • Monday, May 27, 2019

    Brexit After May

    As the race to succeed Theresa May as UK prime minister heats up, Brits must make a number of pivotal decisions that will have major consequences for the country’s future.

  • Brexit’s Endgame
    • Monday, April 01, 2019

    Brexit’s Endgame

    The next ten days will bring to a head the Brexit drama. It has strained the UK’s constitution, threatened its social cohesion, terrified its businesses, appalled its friends, and delighted its enemies.

  • Brexit: The Essential (and Depressing) Dynamics of Theresa May’s Parliament
    • Friday, March 15, 2019

    Brexit: The Essential (and Depressing) Dynamics of Theresa May’s Parliament

    Britain’s reputation for competent, pragmatic political stability has been built up over centuries. It is now being trashed daily before our eyes.

  • Brexit Showdown
    • Wednesday, January 16, 2019

    Brexit Showdown

    The chances of Britain crashing out of the EU without a deal have risen a little, the chances of a fresh referendum have risen a lot, and the chances of any kind of compromise have fallen.

  • Brexit: What Brexit? 
    • Thursday, December 13, 2018

    Brexit: What Brexit? 

    Few want the UK to crash out of the EU without a deal. After a tumultuous week for Theresa May, the chances have risen that Brexit won’t happen at all.

  • Theresa May’s Worsening Woes
    • Thursday, November 15, 2018

    Theresa May’s Worsening Woes

    The chances of a new Brexit referendum sometime in 2019 are growing—as is the possibility that the UK will not, in the end, leave the EU at all.

Education

MA, Economics, King’s College, University of Cambridge

Languages
  • English
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