Head of Technology Policy
Benjamin Barnard leads Policy Exchange’s research into Technology and the Digital Economy. He joined Policy Exchange in July 2019 after graduating from Christ Church, Oxford with a First Class degree in History. Prior to joining Policy Exchange, he has worked in a variety of roles in Westminster including for a senior Cabinet Minister, a leading public affairs agency and for a number of technology companies.
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by Benjamin Barnard | Jan 3, 2020Related Content The call from the Prime Minister’s Senior Adviser, Dominic Cummings, for “data scientists, project managers, policy experts and assorted weirdos” has sent heads spinning in Westminster and on Twitter. But what does this mean in practice and where...
by Benjamin Barnard | Dec 29, 2019Related Content A strengthened Civil Service for a post-Brexit Britain The Government should use the opportunity of the stability created by the election result to reform the civil service to make it more democratically accountable and better able to deliver on the...
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