Design and Innovation Policy, Policy Connect
Jack is Manager for Design and Innovation Policy at the cross-party think tank, Policy Connect. He coordinates the design, innovation and creative industries within the Industry, Technology & Innovation programme, directly managing the All-Party Parliamentary Design and Innovation Group and the Design Commission, as well as coordinating the Data Analytics APPG.
Jack graduated from LSE with a BSc in Government and History in 2012. After a term in which he served as Community and Welfare Officer for the LSE Students’ Union, he later worked as a researcher to a member of the House of Lords and as Communications Officer at Transport for London.
His interests in this area focus on how design policy can improve local and regional productivity, as well as how design thinking can be applied to parliamentary affairs.
Jack is an amateur writer and graphic designer, having helped to establish an online publishing label specialising in counterfactual history.
His interests include reading political history, manga, running and ceramics.