Lara Abel

Affiliated Researcher

Lara Abel is a Research Associate at the University of Cambridge for the Action Research on Research Culture project. Her academic background is in Psychology and Computer Science. She has...

Craig Berry

Affiliated Researcher

Dr Craig Berry is an experienced academic researcher and policy practitioner. He is a political economist with expertise in economic policy, including industrial policy, and welfare provision, principally pensions. His...

Reda Cherif

Affiliated Researcher

Reda Cherif is a Senior Economist at the International Monetary Fund (IMF). He joined the IMF in 2008. His research covers development economics, natural resources, industrial policy, and growth and...

Agata Czech

Affiliated Researcher

Agata Czech is a Research Assistant at the University of Cambridge, who combines her passion for using data to inform policy and change, with her background in social sciences to...

Ramit Debnath

Dr Ramit Debnath

Affiliated Researcher

Dr Ramit Debnath is a Sustainability Fellow at Churchill College, University of Cambridge and visiting faculty associate in Computational Social Science at Caltech. In addition, he is a research associate...

Maria del Rio-Chanona

Affiliated Researcher

Maria is an incoming Lecturer at University College London in the Computer Science department. Her research draws from network science, natural language processing, as well as agent-based modeling and focuses...

Eliza Easton

Affiliated Researcher

Eliza Easton is a creative industries expert, who has spent the last five years as Head of Policy and then Deputy Director of the Creative Industries Policy and Evidence Centre (Creative PEC)...

Dr Mark Fabian

Affiliated Researcher

Mark Fabian is Assistant Professor of Public Policy at the University of Warwick and an Affiliated Researcher at the Bennett Institute for Public Policy. He continues to work with colleagues...

Marco Felici

Dr Marco Felici

Affiliated Researcher

Dr Marco Felici works at the intersection of policy and research, with interests spanning household finance, housing, subjective wellbeing, and mental health. With colleagues at the Bennett Institute, he explores...

Tanya Filer

Dr Tanya Filer

Affiliated Researcher

Dr Tanya Filer leads the Digital State Project at the Bennett Institute for Public Policy. Her work focuses on GovTech (government technology) innovation ecosystems, and on digital government more broadly....

Sam Gilbert

Sam Gilbert

Affiliated Researcher

Sam Gilbert is an entrepreneur and researcher working at the intersection of politics and technology. An expert in data-driven marketing, Sam was Employee No.1 and Chief Marketing Officer at Bought...

Dr Vianney Gomezgil Yaspik

Affiliated Researcher

Dr Vianney Gomezgil Yaspik completed her PhD in the Politics and International Studies department at the University of Cambridge. She also holds degrees in Mathematics, Computer Science, and Economics from...

Fuad Hasanov

Affiliated Researcher

Fuad Hasanov is a Senior Economist at the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and an Adjunct Professor of Economics at Georgetown University. Before joining the IMF in 2007, Fuad was an...

Dr Halima Jibril

Affiliated Researcher

Halima Jibril is a Research Fellow at the Enterprise Research Centre, University of Warwick, and The Productivity Institute. Her research examines the links between innovation and performance in small businesses,...

Helen Johnson

Affiliated Researcher

Helen Johnson is a researcher specialising in the use of Artificial Intelligence (AI) methods in political decision-making, including approaches for accounting for uncertainty, reducing bias and ensuring representation. Between 2017...

Andrew Kelly

Affiliated Researcher

Andrew Kelly served as Director of Bristol Ideas 1993-2022. During that period, he has been involved in leading and working on many projects in Bristol. These include the cultural renewal...

Halima Khan

Affiliated Researcher

Halima Khan has worked in national, regional and local government and at Nesta, the UK’s innovation agency for social good. Her interests are in approaches to public service innovation which...

Saite Lu

Dr Saite Lu

Affiliated Researcher

Saite Lu is an Affiliated Researcher at the Bennett Institute for Public Policy, and the Mead Fellow in Economics at Emmanuel College where he supervises College economists on a range of...

Dr Jen-Chung Mei

Affiliated Researcher

Dr Jen-Chung Mei is a Lecturer in Economics at Westminster Business School, and a member of the Productivity Institute. He was a Postdoc Research Associate at the Bennett Institute for Public...

Adam Muhtar

Affiliated Researcher

Adam Muhtar is a Data Scientist at the Bank of England, working on projects that aim to generate actionable insights from high-dimensional unstructured data using natural language processing, network science,...

Walter Pasquarelli

Affiliated Researcher

Walter is an advisor, researcher and speaker on generative AI, data and synthetic realities. Leading advisory and editorial programmes at The Economist Group, Walter operated at the forefront of technological...

Jack Shaw

Affiliated Researcher

Jack Shaw is an Honorary Senior Research Fellow at the Mile End Institute and an Affiliated Researcher at the Bennett Institute for Public Policy. He works across regional economic policy, devolution...

Annabel Smith

Affiliated Researcher

Annabel is Head of Place & Practice at the Centre for Progressive Policy (CPP) and is responsible for leading the Inclusive Growth Network, working with cities and regions across the UK to build...

Alwyn Spencer

Affiliated Researcher

Alwyn Spencer is a senior government official currently focused on the political economy implications of spatial inequalities, including the consequences for both domestic and international policy.  He has previous experience...

Noam Tal-Perry

Affiliated Researcher

Noam Tal-Perry is a Research Associate at the University of Cambridge, working as part of the Action Research on Research Culture (ARRC) project. Previously, he graduated with a PhD in...

Dr Flavio Toxvaerd

Affiliated Researcher

Flavio Toxvaerd is Professor of Economics and Public Policy at the Faculty of Economics, University of Cambridge and a fellow of Clare College. He holds degrees from the University of...

Antonio Weiss

Dr Antonio Weiss

Affiliated Researcher

Antonio Weiss is a Senior Partner at The PSC, a public services consultancy, advising senior clients on user-centred design, innovation thinking, and utilising technology to redesign public services to meet...

Dr Steven Wooding

Affiliated Researcher

Dr Steven Wooding is Head of Research on Research in the Research Strategy Office at the University of Cambridge, a Visiting Research Fellow at the Centre for Science Policy and...

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