Geoffrey founded the Company after experience gained from serving as a Conservative Member of Parliament. He also worked at Conservative Central Office and for public relations companies. Geoffrey co-founded Democracy International Limited which assisted with the promotion of democratic values and practices in newly emerged democracies. He has worked on overseas assignments including acting as an official election observer for the British Government, the EU and the UN. He is an Honorary Freeman of the City of London and a Fellow of the Industry and Parliament Trust.
Mia works on skills, health and housing policy. She has worked in the House of Commons office of Rachel Reeves MP, then Shadow Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, providing research support for Ms Reeves’ Parliamentary activities. Mia graduated from the London School of Economics with a First Class degree in Politics and Philosophy. During her time there she helped to organise the biggest student entrepreneurship conference in the UK, attracting over 200 delegates and gaining media publicity from Lord Sugar.
Ed covers housing, transport, local government, economic development and devolution policy. Prior to joining the Company Ed worked for Nick Palmer, then the Labour MP for Broxtowe. He also worked in the House of Commons office of Gillian Merron when she was MP for Lincoln. Ed is a Contributing Editor to the fact based political and policy blog, ‘Left Foot Forward’ and has been cited previously by the Guardian as a blogger to watch. He has stood in a number of local council elections.
Harry works on policy in the health and education sectors. He recently graduated with a First Class degree in History from the University of Leeds, which included a study year abroad at the University of Leiden in the Netherlands. He has previously worked in the Leadership Office of Leeds City Council and written about politics for The Yorkshire Times.