Team

Our team brings experience from the highest levels of government, business and other thinktanks to produce cutting edge research and events

Will Tanner is Director of the thinktank Onward. He was previously Deputy Head of Policy in 10 Downing Street and a Special Adviser in the Home Office.
Adam is the Deputy Director of Onward and Head of Levelling Up.
Katie Fairclough is Finance Director at Onward, and oversees all of Onward’s partnerships and fundraising.
James Blagden leads Onward’s Future Politics research programme and is also Chief Data Analyst, working across our research.
Luke Stanley is a Senior Researcher at Onward, leading our Social Fabric programme.
Francesca is a Senior Researcher at Onward, working primarily on levelling up.
Alex Luke is a Senior Researcher at Onward, focusing on the Getting to Zero programme.
Jenevieve is a Researcher at Onward, working primarily on our Social Fabric and Future Politics programmes.
James is Onward’s Events and Campaigns Manager. He works on Onward’s event programmes.
Bel is an intern at Onward, she joined in October 2021.
Shivani H Menon is an intern at Onward, she joined in October 2021.
Ted is a Policy Fellow focusing on our Net Zero research. He was previously a Senior Researcher at Onward.
Tim Pitt is a Policy Fellow focusing on Economic policy.
Toby Lloyd is a Policy Fellow working on Social Fabric policy.