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  • Lorena Papamanci


    Lorena Papamanci

    Lorena is a Senior Researcher, co-ordinating events and research projects across all three of ResPublica’s core workstreams. She currently focuses on labour market reform, including programmes and campaigns on education...

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  • David Fagleman

    Research Associate

    David worked in ResPublica’s Prosperity Programme from 2013-2015. He worked on several publications including Making Markets Work for the Many: How Civic Finance can open up markets and widen access,...

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  • Professor Nicholas Rengger

    Head of School of International Relations at University of St Andrews

    Professor Nicholas Rengger

    Nicholas Rengger is Professor of Political Theory and International Relations at St Andrews University. He has just stepped down as editor of the Review of International Studies (2006-2010), the leading...

  • Francis Davis

    Chief Executive at Cathedral Innovation Centre

    Francis Davis

    Francis Davis is the founder of the Cathedral Innovation Centre and movement first show-cased in Res Publica’s Making It Mutual collection. A graduate of Warwick Business School and London...

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  • Matthew Bowcock

    Chair of Local Means Ltd

    Matthew Bowcock

    Matthew Bowcock was until recently chair of UK Community Foundations (previously the Community Foundation Network). His background is in technology entrepreneurship, company start-up, international marketing, venture capital and company directorship....

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  • Simon Caulkin

    Member of Advisory Council for TWIN

    Simon Caulkin

    Simon Caulkin is a writer on management and business. He was for 16 years the Observer’s management columnist, contributing nearly 800 articles on subjects ranging from the birth of rock...

  • Professor Julian Lindley-French

    Director of Europa Analytica

    Professor Julian Lindley-French

    Julian Lindley-French PhD MA (Dist.), MA (Oxon.) Julian Lindley-French is a leading strategic analyst, author and commentator who has been appointed to three professorial chairs, has seven books to his...

  • James Featherby

    Chair of Church of England Ethical Investment Advisory Group

    James Featherby

    James Featherby has worked in the City for over 30 years. He is Chair of the Church of England Ethical Investment Advisory Group, having formerly been a corporate partner of...

  • Professor John Seddon

    Managing Director of Vanguard

    Professor John Seddon

    John Seddon is an occupational psychologist and management thinker, credited with developing the systems approach to the design and management of service organisations. He has been an ardent critic of...

  • Martin Kirk

    Martin Kirk is Head of UK Campaigns at Oxfam. He leads Oxfam’s campaigning across England, Scotland and Wales, on issues ranging from reform of the global food system to the...