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Our Team

DIRECTOR

WILL TANNER

Will Tanner advised the Prime Minister Theresa May between 2013 and 2017, as a Special Adviser in the Home Office and as Deputy Head of Policy in 10 Downing Street. He has also previously worked for the leading communications firm, Portland, and for the independent thinktank, Reform.

Email: [email protected]. Follow: @Will_Tanner

HEAD OF EXTERNAL RELATIONS

KATIE FAIRCLOUGH

Katie Fairclough previously worked as the assistant social secretary to the UK Ambassador in Washington D.C. She has worked on various political campaigns in the United States and has experience working on Capitol Hill. Katie hold’s a Masters degree from the London School of Economics and Political Science.

Email: [email protected]

RESEARCHER

TED CHRISTIE-MILLER

Ted Christie-Miller joined Onward in January 2019 and now works as a researcher specialising in energy and environment policy. Previously, he worked in the Public Policy Unit at Instinctif Partners. He graduated from the University of Edinburgh in 2018 with a Masters degree in History.

Email: [email protected]

Follow: @tedcmiller

RESEARCHER

JAMES BLAGDEN

James Blagden joined Onward in 2018 and now works as a researcher specialising in data analysis and mapping. He has previously studied at the University of Southampton and University of Reading, and holds a Masters degree in Public Policy.

Email: [email protected]

PROGRAMME MANAGER

FJOLLA KRASNIQI

Before joining the team, Fjolla worked as Chief of Staff to Seema Kennedy OBE MP during her time as PPS to the Prime Minister, Theresa May. She also previously worked in the Parliamentary office of Rt Hon Boris Johnson MP, while he was Foreign Secretary and at The Elections Centre with psephologists Colin Rallings and Michael Thrasher. Fjolla has a Master’s degree in Public Policy from University College London.

Email: [email protected]

INTERN

JESS HOPWOOD

Jess joined Onward in January 2020 and works as a policy intern focusing on data analysis and research. She holds a degree in Economics from the University of Nottingham.

Email: [email protected]

INTERN

FRANCESCA FRASER

Francesca joined Onward in January 2020. During the 2019 General Election, she worked as a Communications Officer at The Electoral Commission and has also spent time at Policy Exchange as a Summer intern. Francesca graduated from the University of Bristol in 2019 with a degree in Philosophy and Sociology.

Email: [email protected]

FELLOW

GUY MISCAMPBELL

Guy was previously a Senior Research Fellow with Onward and now works for Hanbury Strategy. He has previously worked for WPI Economics, the Ontario Public Service, Policy Exchange, the Institute on Municipal Finance and Governance, and in the U.S. House of Representatives. He has a Masters of Public Policy from the University of Toronto, where he was a Cadario scholar.

Follow: @guymiscampbell

FELLOW

SIAN HANSEN

Sian is currently the Chief Operating Officer of C|T Group. Over a 35 year career, she has held senior positions in global finance and policy development companies and institutions. From 2018-2019 she was an Associate Director at Onward. From 2013-2016, she was Executive Director at the think tank the Legatum Institute. Before that she spent seven years as Managing Director of the think tank Policy Exchange, wile also holding a number of director level and advisory roles including as a Non-Executive Director of JP Morgan Multi-Asset Trust PLC, a Non-Executive Director of Pacific Assets Trust and a Trustee of the Almeida Theatre.

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