The Conference of Presidents has appointed Guy Verhofstadt (ALDE, BE) as European Parliament representative for Brexit negotiations. 

As counterpart of Michel Barnier, negotiator for the European Commission, Guy Verhofstadt will keep the Conference of Presidents informed of developments and will help prepare the EP position in the negotiations, in close consultation with the Conference of Presidents. 

Guy Verhofstadt also led negotiations on behalf of the European Parliament for the inter-institutional agreement on Better Law Making, adopted by the European Parliament on 9 March 2016.

See the European Parliament’s press release here.