Alumni

Since Onward began in 2018 many people have helped achieve our goal to address the needs of the whole country, in all parts of the UK – particularly those places that feel neglected or ignored by Westminster

Neil O’Brien MP is the Levelling Up Minister and previously co-founded Onward in 2018.
Gillian Keegan MP was a member of Onward’s Advisory Board and is now Minister for Social Care and Mental Health.
Eddie Hughes MP was a member of Onward’s Advisory Board and now serves as Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at the Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities.
Kemi Badenoch MP is Minister of State at the Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities and a former Member of Onward’s Advisory Board.
Will Holloway is Special Adviser to Rt Hon Anne-Marie Trevelyan MP at the Department for International Trade. Prior to this he was Onward’s Deputy Director. 
Ted was a Senior Researcher at Onward and founded our Getting to Zero programme. He now works as Head of Carbon Removals at BeZero Carbon.
Fjolla Krasniqi led Onward’s Social Fabric programme and now works for FTI Consulting.
Sian Hansen is Chief Operating Officer at C|T Group. She was previously Associate Director of Onward.
Chris Philp MP is Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport and was previously a Member of Onward’s Advisory Board.