Trustees and leaders
Naomi Climer CBE
Naomi Climer is an engineer and leader who was the first female President of the Institution of Engineering and Technology. Previously, she was chair of the Government’s Future Communications Challenge Group and President of Sony's Media Cloud Services.
Sir Christopher Pissarides
Sir Christopher Pissarides is the Regius Professor of Economics at the London School of Economics. He was awarded the 2010 Nobel Prize in Economics for his work on unemployment, and leads research for the Employment in Europe programme.
Anne-Marie Imafidon MBE
Anne-Marie Imafidon MBE is Head Stemette and co-founder of Stemettes – an award-winning social enterprise inspiring girls and young women into Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics roles.
Helen Mountfield QC is a barrister and former head of Matrix Chambers, now Principle of Mansfield College, Oxford. Previously, Helen was Co-Chair of the Future of Work Commission with Tom Watson MP.
Dr Nadia Dhanash
Dr Nadia Dhanash is an investment manager and business developer who has led the Royal College of Art's enterprise and entrepreneurship centre, InnovationRCA, for a decade.
Graeme Nuttall OBE
Graeme Nuttall OBE is a partner at Fieldfisher. He was the Government's independent adviser on employee ownership and authored 'Sharing Success: The Nuttall Review of Employee Ownership'.
Co-Founder and Director
Anna Thomas was formerly a barrister from Devereux Chambers, specialising in employment law and appointed a Counsel to the Equality and Human Rights Commission. Anna was Head of Future of Work Policy for the Future of Work Commission and is a Fellow of IPR, RSA and IEO.
Acting Head of Development and Operations
Eric King has lead policy, research, and strategic development programs for several NGOs. Eric has particular expertise in the intersection of technology and human rights and is a Visiting Lecturer at Queen Mary University.
Nyasha Weinberg was formerly a fast stream civil servant with experience of agile policy development. Nyasha graduated from Harvard as a Kennedy Scholar with a Masters in Public Policy in 2017. She has particular expertise in education and future skills.
Katherine Stapleton is an Economics PhD student at Oxford University. Her research focuses on the impact of new technologies on labour markets, trade and global supply chains. Katherine previously worked in Economics Consulting with PwC and as an ODI Fellow in Rwanda.
Josh Simons is a Harvard-Kennedy Scholar and a PhD candidate in Government at Harvard University. His research explores the politics and ethics of machine learning. Josh formerly worked on defence and economic policy for the Labour Party, and on housing policy for the Institute for Public Policy Research.
Josh De Lyon
Josh De Lyon is a PhD candidate at Oxford University and a researcher at the Centre for Economic Performance (LSE). His research looks at the impacts of globalisation and technology on the labour market outcomes of workers.
Professor Michael A Osborne
Associate Professor of Machine Learning, Oxford University, and Co-Director of the Oxford Martin Programme on Technology and Employment
Lord Hodgson of Astley Abbotts
Chair of Committee on Citizenship and Civic Engagement, former independent reviewer of the Charities Act
Lord Jim Knight
MD of TES Global Online Learning, former Minister for Schools and Learning, and Employment and Welfare
Fellow in Economics, Balliol College, Oxford University
Professor Nick Pearce
Director of Institute for Policy Research, formerly Head of No 10's Policy Unity and Director of IPPR
Professor Lynda Gratton
Professor of Management Practice, London Business School
Senior Advisor to the Open Technology Institute at New America and Director at the Stiftung Neue Verantwortung in Berlin
Gi Fernando MBE
Entrepreneur and Founder of Freeformers
Angel investor and Visiting Entrepreneur in Residence at InnovationRCA
Former General Secretary of TUAC of OECD and International Trade Union Confederation
Professor Rose Luckin
Professor at UCL Knowledge Lab, Director of EDUCATE and Director of Centre of Intelligence in Human and Artificial Learning
Former CEO of the British Youth Council and Director of Young Voices Heard
CEO of UnLtd, a social enterprise foundation