BSc Economics, University of Warwick, 1999
MSc Economics, University College London, 2008
Ian is a Research Fellow at IFS. His research has included the impact of Brexit on trade, the economy and the public finances. Before joining IFS, Ian worked in a range of roles as government economist and senior civil servant. He was head of Higher Education Analysis at the Department for Education where he worked on social mobility and the design and impact of student finance. At the Department for Environment Food and Rural Affairs he was Deputy Chief Economist and worked on EU, agricultural and environmental issues. His career has also included spells at HM Treasury, Ernst and Young and the Centre for Economics and Business Research.
Ian is also Senior Policy Fellow at the Center for Global Development and Deputy Director of CGD Europe.