Benjamin Barnard

Head of Technology Policy


Benjamin Barnard, Head of Technology Policy at Policy Exchange. Benjamin leads Policy Exchange’s research into Government Reform, Technology Policy and the Digital Economy. He joined Policy Exchange in July 2019 after graduating from Christ Church, Oxford with a First Class degree in History.

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