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 Dame Diane Coyle is the Bennett Professor of Public Policy...

Professor Dennis Grube

Research lead in political decision-making

Dennis C. Grube is Professor of Politics and Public Policy at the University of Cambridge and research lead in political decision-making at the Bennett Institute for Public Policy. Biography Dennis’...

Matthew Agarwala

Dr Matthew Agarwala

Project Leader: The Wealth Economy

Dr Matthew Agarwala is an economist interested in wealth-based approaches to measuring and delivering sustainability, wellbeing, and productivity. His research is motivated by the belief that 21st century progress cannot...

Ayantola Alayande

Research Assistant

Ayantola is a Research Assistant on the Digitalisation of the Public Sector project, which explores various aspects of digital government in the UK and other countries. Prior to joining the...

Steph Coulter

Research Assistant

Steph is a Research Assistant working across various aspects of our ‘place’ programme. He has been working in partnership with the Institute for Government on a ‘Review of the UK...

Stella Erker

Research Assistant

Stella is a Research Assistant at the Bennett Institute for Public Policy. She holds a BSc in Social Policy from the London School of Economics and a Master of Public...

Owen Garling

Knowledge Transfer Facilitator

Owen Garling is the Bennett Institute’s Knowledge Transfer Facilitator and he provides an important conduit between our own researchers and policymakers in the UK and internationally. His work helps to...

Lucy Hampton

Research Assistant

Lucy is a Research Assistant working on the Sectoral Productivity project, which investigates the drivers of productivity in different sectors. Her research interests include the economic impacts of artificial intelligence, research...

Verity Harding

Director of the AI and Geopolitics Project (AIxGEO)

Verity Harding is a globally recognised expert in AI, technology and public policy. She is currently Director of the AI and Geopolitics Project (AIxGEO) at the Bennett Institute for Public...

Dr Nina Jörden

Research Associate

Dr Nina Jörden is a Research Associate at the Bennett Institute, specialising in the study of organisational structures, processes, and practices. Her research is driven by three central themes: Her...

Rebecca Leam

Rebecca Leam

Communications Coordinator

Rebecca is the Communications Coordinator at the Bennett Institute. Her work includes managing the website, social media, events, media relations, and creating content. She has a strong background in policy...

Dr Filip Mandys

Research Associate

Dr Filip Mandys is a Research Associate at the Bennett Institute for Public Policy at the University of Cambridge. His research focuses on the drivers of productivity in key sectors...

Rosa Marks

Research Assistant

Rosa is a Research Assistant at the Bennett Institute for Public Policy. She is currently researching the role of the private sector in the provision of social infrastructure. She previously...

Dr Dimitrios Panayotopoulos-Tsiros

Research Associate

Dimitrios is a Research Associate with a background in architecture and urban planning. His research at the Bennett Institute centers on developing innovative frameworks for measuring social and cultural infrastructure...

Dr Jane Renouf

Productivity Institute Coordinator and PA to the Directors

Jane is the Productivity Institute Coordinator and PA to the Directors at the Bennett Institute for Public Policy. Her work involves providing operational support to the Cambridge hubs of the...

Sarah Rosella

Project and Operations Coordinator

Sarah is the Project and Operations Coordinator at the Bennett Institute for Public Policy. Sarah leads the professional services team and her work includes managing the project funding, finances, HR...

Burcu Sevde Selvi

Research Assistant

Burcu is a Research Assistant at the Bennett Institute for Public Policy. Her main research interests revolve around labour economics, specifically focusing on the dynamics of the school-to-work transition, skills...

Dr Aleksei Turobov

Research Associate

Dr Aleksei Turobov is a Research Associate working on the AIxGeo project at the Bennett Institute for Public Policy. His research centres around the nexus of AI policy, politics, and...

Julia Wdowin

Dr Julia Wdowin

Research Associate

Julia is a Research Associate at the Bennett Institute for Public Policy. Her research focuses on developing methods for measuring and estimating the value of shadow prices for assets with...

Dimitri Zenghelis

Dimitri Zenghelis

Special Advisor: The Wealth Economy

Dimitri Zenghelis is a Senior Visiting Fellow at the Grantham Research Institute at the LSE where, from 2013-2017, he was Head of Climate Policy. In 2014 he was Acting Chief...

Louis Baktash

PhD student

Louis Baktash is pursuing a PhD in Public Policy at the Department of Politics and International Studies at the University of Cambridge. His research interests include French and British regional...

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