Research Fellow, Technology Policy Unit, 2012-15
Cameron joined Policy Exchange in November 2012 where he assisted with projects across all units of research, before joining the Technology Policy Unit as a Research Fellow. Cameron graduated with a BA in Political Science from the University of Birmingham, writing his thesis on the role of the internet campaign in US presidential elections. Prior to this, he interned in the campaign office of District of Colombia Shadow Senator Paul Strauss.
Related Posts & Publications
Silicon Cities: Supporting the development of tech clusters outside London and the South East of England
by Cameron Scott | Sep 10, 2014Read Publication The government should put ‘rocket boosters’ under the idea of directly elected Mayors to ensure that all parts of the country are in a position to benefit from UK’s world class technology sector. Our report says that Britain is already benefitting...
by Cameron Scott | Jun 4, 2014Read Publication Politicians and policymakers must put technology front and centre of their thinking for the 2015 general election. Policy Exchange’s Technology Manifesto, written in association with Google and EMC as part of our Road to 2015 series of work,...
by Cameron Scott | Nov 27, 2014Just eight weeks after the government announced the launch of a review into the sharing economy, the project’s findings have been published in a report: Unlocking the Sharing Economy. Led by Debbie Wosskow, CEO of Love Home Swap, the review was tasked with examining...
@SkyNews "As we document in the Policy Exchange report, you only have to look at Russia's actions in the Crimea to see how hostile states could target this infrastructure" says Rishi Sunak
Rishi Sunak MP now on @SkyNews talking about the risks to undersea cables from "targeted sabotage" as well as accidental damage
@BBCNews "We make a number of recommendations in the Policy Exchange report [on keeping these cables safe]" says Rishi Sunak MP, including updating international law, more 'dark cables' and investing in the Navy
@BBCNews "Unconventional warfare is not using typical state actors - as we saw in the Crimea... You could imagine this happening with forces disguised as fishing vessels" says Rishi Sunak
@BBCNews "The danger from accidental damage is also a risk - take Taiwan a few years ago where an earthquake disrupted 80% of communications and regional currency markets" says Rishi Sunak