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

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

Matthew Agarwala, Economist, Bennett Institute for Public Policy, Cambridge. Matthew Agarwala is an economist interested in wealth-based approaches to measuring and delivering sustainability, wellbeing, and productivity. His research is motivated...

Ayantola Alayande

Research Associate

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 at the Bennett Institute for Public Policy. He is working on the “Review of the UK Constitution” and questions of “Pride in Place” in relation...

Dr Stephanie Diepeveen

Research Associate

Dr Stephanie Diepeveen is a Research Associate with the Bennett Institute. Her work focuses on the the social and political implications of an increasingly digital world. She is interested in questions about power...

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...

Vianney Gomezgil Yaspik

Research Assistant

Vianney holds degrees in Mathematics, Computer Science, and Economics from Bowdoin College and Johns Hopkins University. She is currently pursuing a PhD in the Politics and International Studies department at the...

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...

Dr Nina Jörden

Research Associate

Dr Nina Jörden is a research associate at the Bennett Institute. Her work focuses on questions around the future of work: What do employees need to be resilient and productive?...

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 Jen-Chung Mei

Research Associate

Dr Jen-Chung Mei is a Research Associate with the Bennett Institute for Public Policy. His research interests lie in the measurement of firm-level and sectoral-level productivity with a specific focus...

Dr Jack Newman

Research Associate

Jack is a Research Associate at the Bennett Institute working on an audit of the UK constitution as part of a collaboration with the Institute for Government. His background is...

Dr Jane Renouf

Productivity Institute Administrator

Jane is the Productivity Institute Administrator at the Bennett Institute for Public Policy. Her work involves providing administrative support to the Cambridge hub of the UK’s new national Productivity Institute...

Sarah Rosella

Project and Administrative Coordinator

Sarah is the Project and Administrative Coordinator at the Bennett Institute for Public Policy. Her work includes managing the project funding, finances, HR, administration, and departmental diaries.   She has...

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 is pursuing a PhD in Public Policy at the Department of Politics and International Studies at the Univeristy of Cambridge. His research interests include French and British spatial policies, left-behind areas,...

Sumedha Deshmukh

PhD student

Sumedha is a PhD student in the Politics and International Studies department at the University of Cambridge. Her research interests include global governance, financial inclusion, and emerging identity systems. She...

Tejas Rao

PhD student

Tejas Rao is a PhD Candidate at the Department of Land Economy, University of Cambridge, where he is a Nehru Trust Scholar, and Research Assistant at the Bennett Institute for...

Julia Wdowin

Julia Wdowin

PhD student

Julia Wdowin is a PhD student at the Bennett Institute for Public Policy. She has previously worked with Professor Diane Coyle on the ‘Wellbeing, progress and public policy’ programme. Her...

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