Charlie is a Researcher at Demos, and works across a range of projects within the Citizenship and Political Participation, Good Business and Public Services and Welfare programmes. His policy interests include education, energy and climate change, housing, infrastructure and business regulation. He is also interested in public opinion, voting behaviour, political parties, political campaigning and strategy, engagement and participation.
Charlie is a co-author of the Tune in, Turn Out report on young people’s attitudes to politics, and was part of the team that created Verto, the voter advice application, in advance of the 2015 General Election. Current research areas include smart meters, social care for disabled children, housing, localism and devolution.
Charlie holds an MSc in Public Policy from UCL, and a BA in Social and Political Sciences from the University of Cambridge. He previously worked in public affairs and PR, and has experience working in the House of Commons, the US House of Representatives, and for the European Commission.