Dame Fiona Reynolds

Chair of the Bennett Institute Management Board

Dame Fiona Reynolds DBE is the Chair of the Management Board for the Bennett Institute. She is the chair of the National Audit Office and Chair of the Governing Council...

Chris Smith

Lord Chris Smith

Master of Pembroke College Cambridge, former Culture Secretary and former Chairman of the Environment Agency

Born in 1951, Chris was educated in Edinburgh and then Pembroke College, Cambridge, achieving a double first in English (and later a PhD on Wordsworth and Coleridge) and was also...

Mike Kenny

Professor Michael Kenny

Inaugural Director of the Bennett Institute for Public Policy

Professor Kenny is the Inaugural  Director of the Bennett Institute for Public Policy. Biography Before he arrived in Cambridge, Michael held positions at: Queen’s University, Belfast; the University of Sheffield,...

Diane Coyle 2018

Professor Diane Coyle

Bennett Professor of Public Policy and Co-Director of the Bennett Institute for Public Policy

Professor Coyle co-directs the Institute with Professor Kenny. She is heading research under the progress and productivity themes. Biography Professor Diane Coyle is the Bennett Professor of Public Policy at...

Dennis Grube

Professor Dennis Grube

Co-Director of the Bennett Institute for Public Policy

Professor Grube is Acting Director of the Bennett Institute (2021-22). He leads the Institute’s research programme on decision-making in government. Biography Professor Dennis C. Grube is Co-Director of the Bennett...

Abby Meadows

Abby Meadows works at Turn2Us, a UK based charity fighting poverty, as their Co-production and Participation officer. She also guest lecturers in humanitarian response and the contemporary European refugee crisis...

Alexander Shermansong

Alexander Shermansong

Alexander Shermansong is on the faculty of NYU Wagner Graduate School of Public Service. As the founder of Civic Consulting USA, he helps mayors and companies with urban innovation.

Amy Yau

Amy is a PhD student supervised by Martin White. Amy is interested in health inequalities: socioeconomic factors relating to diet quality and obesity prevalence, and social gradients in health outcomes.Amy...

Andrew Pendleton

Andrew is a freelance policy researcher and writer who was formerly deputy CEO and policy director at the New Economics Foundation. His previous roles have included a stint as Associate...

Becky Ioppolo

Becky Ioppolo is a former Affiliated Researcher at the Bennett Institute for Public Policy. She is interested in understanding the characteristics of high performing research environments, particularly in universities. She worked on...

Ben Goodair

Ben Goodair

Ben Goodair is a Doctoral Researcher in the Department for Social Policy and Intervention at the University of Oxford. Ben’s research focuses on evaluating the devolution of healthcare in England...

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