Associates

Chris was a Senior Researcher at the Institute until February 2017. He led the Institute’s work on transparency in government contracting. Prior to this, he spent four years as an adviser at the... Read more
Dr David Halpern is currently Director of the Behavioural Insights Team, a mutual joint venture with the government and Nesta, where he has been leading efforts to use behavioural insights to improve... Read more
Dr Joe Devanny is a lecturer in the Department of War Studies and the Deputy Director of the Centre for Defence Studies at King’s College London (KCL). Joe was previously the Security Programme... Read more
Liam Laurence Smyth, Clerk of Legislation in the House of Commons, entered the House of Commons Service through CSSB (the forerunner of the Fast Stream) in 1977. He has clerked a number of select... Read more
Andrew McDonald has spent most of his career in the Civil Service, holding posts in what is now the Ministry of Justice, BIS and the Cabinet Office.  In 2009 he was appointed to establish IPSA (the ... Read more
Zina is the Interim Chief Executive for the London Borough of Haringey where she was previously Deputy Chief Executive with responsibility for Children’s Services, Adults Social Services, Public... Read more
Paul Evans joined the House of Commons service in 1981. He is currently Clerk of Committees, responsible for the management of the House of Commons Committee Office. His previous posts include... Read more
Robert Hazell is Professor of Government and the Constitution in the School of Public Policy at UCL, having stepped down as Director of the Constitution Unit in 2015. Robert started his career as a... Read more
Raphael was a Research Associate of the Institute, working on infrastructure policy and Brexit. He is also a leader writer at The Times, where he writes on domestic policy issues and both national... Read more
Adrian is Executive Director of the Centre for Public Impact. He has over 15 years' experience working on government performance and transformation in the UK and internationally. He has held a range... Read more
Meg is Director of UCL’s Constitution Unit. She leads its research work on Parliament, and is particularly known for her work on the British House of Lords, bicameralism, and parliamentary policy... Read more
Sir Michael Barber is Founder and Chairman of Delivery Associates, an advisory firm which helps government and other organisations to deliver improved outcomes for citizens. He is a leading authority... Read more
Tony Travers is Director of the Institute of Public Affairs at the London School of Economics & Political Science (LSE). He is also a professor in the LSE’s Government Department and co-... Read more
Nehal is a Principal Adviser at the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment in the New Zealand Government. ​ Nehal worked at the Institute for Government from July 2012 to January 2017. She... Read more
Martin Wheatley led the Institute’s work on the Treasury. His 30-year career in public services has included roles in public spending and corporate improvement in the Treasury, on civil service... Read more
Nicola was a Research Manager at the Institute, responsible for the Institute’s ‘Leadership for Government’ programmes, supporting ministers and special advisers to be more effective in their roles,... Read more
Julian was Senior Fellow at the Institute for Government and previously Deputy Director. He led the Institute’s effort to make Whitehall more professional. His work concentrated on the UK’s public... Read more
James worked at the Institute between 2010 and 2014. He led the Institute’s work on transformational change in Whitehall as the Civil Service sought to make major savings following the spending... Read more
Miguel was a Fellow at the Institute from November 2011 – March 2016. He led the Institute’s work on economic growth in partnership with the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) and... Read more
Alun has contributed to a range of Institute projects including on government transitions, policy making and communication. Alun is Director of the Scotland Office. He has had a wide ranging career... Read more