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06 February 2018

Policy Institute appoints Mark Kleinman as Director of Analysis

Mark joins the institute from the Greater London Authority


The Policy Institute at King’s College London is delighted to announce that Mark Kleinman will become Director of Analysis and Professor of Public Policy from February 2018. He will lead the Institute’s research and analysis projects and help continue engagement with policymakers.

Mark joins the Policy Institute from the Greater London Authority, where he led on economic and business policy.

Previously, Mark worked at the No. 10 Strategy Unit when Tony Blair was Prime Minister, and as a civil servant at the Office of the Deputy Prime Minister. He has led a range of policy work on the economy and business, migration, urban governance, regulation, smart cities and technology, housing and homelessness, and Brexit. 

He started his career as an academic, holding posts at the University of Cambridge and the London School of Economics, as well as a Chair in International Social Policy at the University of Bristol.

He has been a consultant to the OECD, the European Commission, government departments, local authorities, and major UK and global companies.

Mark Kleinman said:

"Top-quality analysis and research is essential for policymakers both in the UK and internationally. I am extremely pleased to be joining the Policy Institute at King's College London, and playing a leading role in developing innovative ways of bringing the worlds of policy and academic research together."

Dr Sarah Rawlings, Interim Director of the Policy Institute, said:

"We are delighted that Mark will take on the role of Director of Analysis at the Institute. He brings with him a wealth of policy experience, as well as academic rigour, and will play a vital role in taking our work forward as we look to address new and pressing policy challenges."

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