Jeremy Cliffe is Brussels bureau chief for The Economist and writes the weekly Charlemagne in Europe column. He joined The Economist in 2012 and has been political correspondent, Bagehot columnist and Berlin bureau chief. He covered, among other events, Britain's referendum on Brexit and Germany's 2017 federal elections. Between 2010-2011 Cliffe worked for the chief executive of the Economist Group to develop new business. Cliffe is a frequent contributor to the English, French and German media and has written for Die Welt, the BBC and the Guardian. He studied at Oxford and Harvard Universities.