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  • Phillip Blond


    Phillip Blond

    Phillip is an internationally recognised political thinker and social and economic commentator. He bridges the gap between politics and practice, offering strategic consultation and policy formation to governments, businesses and...

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  • Caroline Julian

    Head of Policy Programmes/Head of Society Programme

    Caroline Julian

    Caroline is Head of Policy Programmes at ResPublica, and heads up the think tank’s Society Programme. Since joining the organisation shortly after the 2010 General Election, Caroline has led...

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  • Hannah Merron

    Business and Operations Manager

    Hannah Merron

    Hannah joined ResPublica in June 2014 as Operations Manager, after three years working in education and professional development.  Hannah has a multi-faceted role, managing projects and client relationships within the...

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  • Mark Morrin

    Localism Lead

    Mark Morrin

    Mark is ResPublica’s Localism Lead. He will be focusing on our new projects and workstreams, working in partnership with city-regions, to radicalise the localism agenda and realise a new vision...

  • Elliott Mears

    Events & Communications Manager

    Elliott Mears

    Elliott is responsible for Events and Communications at ResPublica. He graduated from the University of Southampton with a BSc in Politics and International Relations, having won the Peter G Richards...

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  • Richard Sagar

    Senior Policy and Projects Officer

    Richard Sagar

    Richard joined ResPublica in June 2014, having previously worked for environmental NGOs and trade associations. Prior to that he was a postgraduate in philosophy, with a particular interest in the...

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  • Duncan Sim

    Policy and Projects Officer

    Duncan Sim

    Duncan joined ResPublica in September 2014. He graduated from Oxford University (Keble College) in July 2014 with a degree in Politics, Philosophy and Economics (PPE), where his studies focused on...

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  • Edward Douglas

    Policy and Projects Officer

    Edward Douglas

    Edward joined ResPublica in May 2015 as Policy and Projects Officer, having previously worked in Parliament as a Parliamentary Assistant to an MP. His policy interests include housing, immigration, the...

  • Mark Heffernan

    Party Conference and Events Officer

    Mark Heffernan

    Mark joined ResPublica in June 2015 as Party Conference and Events Officer, having completed an MSc in Public Policy from University College London. His studies focused on transparency and accountability,...

  • Jenny Leigh

    Senior Policy and Projects Officer

    Jenny Leigh

    Jenny joined ResPublica in June 2015 as Policy and Projects Senior Officer, having previously worked for members of both Houses of Parliament. With a particular interest in the intersection of...

  • Emily Crawford

    Research Associate

    Emily Crawford

    Emily joined ResPublica in June 2015 as a Research Associate. She is a specialist in the transformation of public services, with a focus on the health, social care and welfare...