Gavin Freeguard

Head of Data and Transparency

Gavin joined the Institute in August 2013 and leads the organisation's work on data and transparency, including our Whitehall Monitor project. He has also worked on government contracting, preparing politicians for government and digital government.

Gavin was previously political adviser on culture, media and sport to Harriet Harman MP and, before that, deputy director of the Orwell Prize and senior researcher at the Media Standards Trust. He holds an undergraduate degree in Modern History and Politics from the University of Oxford (2007) and a Masters degree in the History of Political Thought and Intellectual History from UCL and Queen Mary, University of London (2012).

He is a trustee of the Orwell Youth Prize and a member of the UK Open Government Network steering group.

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Recent Publications

Post date: 25 January 2017
Post date: 27 October 2016
Post date: 17 November 2015