Research Team

Calvin Robinson – Head of Research

Calvin Robinson – Head of Research

Calvin spent 7 years in the tech industry before becoming a teacher, with experience in development, project management, and even a stint as a YouTuber on Disney’s Yogscast network. Retraining as a Computer Science teacher with the introduction of coding on the National Curriculum. Calvin saw to have a part in filling the digital skills deficit currently facing the UK.  […]

by · 10th April 2019 · Research Team
Naomi Ferguson – Director of Wellness and Wellbeing

Naomi Ferguson – Director of Wellness and Wellbeing

Naomi obtained political experience in Westminster while completing her BA (Hons) degree in Religion, Politics and Society at King’s College London. She has worked in several industries in addition to politics, including interior design, luxury travel, road haulage, ski/snow sport and hospitality. Having worked in several areas of politics including in the offices of MPs, on area specific campaigns and […]

by · 10th April 2019 · Research Team
Tim Focas – Director of Financial Services and the City of London

Tim Focas – Director of Financial Services and the City of London

Tim Focas is a columnist for City A.M. online and has appeared in the Independent providing expert analysis to a wide range of financial institutions. Over the past decade, Tim has cemented a reputation for creating and implementing innovative and strategic publicity campaigns for brokers, fund managers and exchanges across the City.  Currently plying his trade as an Account Director at Aspectus, Tim developed a campaign […]

by · 25th January 2017 · Management Board, Research Team
Georgia Kirke – Director of Enterprise

Georgia Kirke – Director of Enterprise

Georgia Kirke joined Parliament Street in 2016. She is an entrepreneur, author and speaker with a passion for helping successful business leaders communicate their ‘why’ and share their values, personality and unique capabilities, as well as their business processes. Georgia founded Write Business Results Ltd, a revolutionary business book company created specifically for successful entrepreneurs. Her book,”The Entrepreneur’s Guide To Book Marketing […]

by · 21st March 2017 · Research Team
John Strafford – Director of Democracy and Political Participation

John Strafford – Director of Democracy and Political Participation

John Strafford is a tireless campaigner for greater democracy within the Conservative Party and chairs the Campaign for Conservative Democracy. In 2009, he wrote Our Fight for Democracy – a history of democracy in the United Kingdom. He was also the Chairman of the Conservative Yes Campaign in the 2011 referendum on the Alternative Vote. John was born in Sheffield, […]

by · 2nd November 2016 · Research Team
Steve Mastin – Director of Education

Steve Mastin – Director of Education

Steve Mastin is Head of History at a maintained secondary school in Cambridge. He is passionate about a knowledge rich curriculum for all pupils regardless of ability or social background, empowering each one of them to become part of the cultural discourse that some pupils from privileged backgrounds take for granted. He trains history teachers for the University of Cambridge […]

by · 26th November 2016 · Research Team