Damian Hind

Economic & Social Policy Research Fellow


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Damian Hind is a Research Fellow in the Economics and Social Policy Unit. Before joining Policy Exchange, Damian worked as a Strategy Adviser in the Minister for the Cabinet Office’s Policy Unit, overseeing the implementation of priority projects, and helping to set direction for the efficiency and reform agenda. While in Government he also worked on an innovative, multi-million pound, energy procurement project. Prior to this he worked as a parliamentary researcher for Andrew Tyrie MP, Chairman of the Treasury Select Committee. Damian read Politics at the University of Nottingham, and has an MA in Legal and Political Theory from University College London.

Damian Hind

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Why localism is the antidote to our problems with experts

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How our cities are changing

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