Our People

Our People


  • Nicholas Blincoe

    Nicholas Blincoe
  • Gerald Templer

    Gerald Templer

    Gerald Templer is an analyst at Candesic....

  • Dr Michelle Tempest

    Dr Michelle Tempest

    Dr Michelle Tempest is a Senior Advisor at Candesic and a practising hospital psychiatrist and therapist....

  • John Gathergood

    Contributing Author

    John Gathergood

    Professor John Gathergood is an Associate Professor in Economics at the University of Nottingham. John joined the University of Nottingham as a Lecturer in Economics in 2010 and was promoted...

  • Hannah Merron

    Former Business and Operations Manager, ResPublica

    Hannah Merron

    Hannah joined ResPublica in June 2014 as Operations Manager, after three years working in education and professional development.  She left us in October 2015, to work in the Corporate Partnerships...

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  • Ed Rennie

    Former Head of Virtue Programme

    Ed Rennie

    Ed joined ResPublica in August 2014 and headed up the Virtue Principle which, alongside Prosperity and Society, will guide ResPublica’s workstreams for the coming period. The Virtue principle will develop...

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  • Richard Wilson

    Research Associate

    Richard Wilson is the founder of Involve.  He has designed and delivered 100’s of public engagement programmes for governments and businesses across the world including: the European Commission, the BBC,...

  • William Brett

    Contributing Author

  • Samuel Middleton

    Samuel Middleton

    Samuel Middleton was researcher at ResPublica from its foundation in 2009 until May 2011. His interests lie in strategic communications, technology and the convergence of web and mobile, group psychology...

  • Sandra Gruescu

    Contributing Author

    Sandra Gruescu

    Dr Sandra Gruescu led ResPublica’s work around children and families policy from January 2010 until August 2011.  She co-authored ‘Asset Building for Children’ with Phillip Blond, published in Autumn 2010....