Working to make government more effective

Giles is a senior fellow at the Institute for Government. Before joining the Institute, Giles spent two and a half years as special adviser to Theresa May on industrial and economic policy, and four years in a similar role to Vince Cable in the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills.

He has also been a writer of editorials for the Financial Times, Chief Economist at the think tank CentreForum, and spent 10 years in the financial markets.

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19 JAN 2024 Report

Treasury ‘orthodoxy’

The Treasury wields too much influence across government and dominates strategic thinking at the centre.