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The Think Tank Awards 2019 Judges

We would like to thank our judges for all the hard work they put into evaluating this year’s Think Tank Awards.

Tony Barber
European Affairs Commentator and Associate Editor, Financial Times, based in Berlin

Dr Emil Brix
Director Diplomatic Academy Vienna. Former Austrian ambassador in London (2010 – 2015)

Professor Frank Close, OBE, FInstP
Emeritus Professor of Physics at the University of Oxford 

Professor Dianne Coyle OBE, FAcSS
Bennett Professor of Public Policy, University of Cambridge

The Rt Hon. the Lord Howard of Lympne CH QC
Freedom of Information Commissioner, former leader of the Conservative Party

Peter Kellner
Political journalist and former president of YouGov

Gavin Kelly
Chair of the Resolution Foundation and Living Wage Commission

Philippe Legrain
Senior Visiting Fellow at the London School of Economics and Political Science

David Miliband
President and CEO of the International Rescue Committee, former Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs

John Mills
Founder and Chairman of JML, founder of Labour Leave and former Chairman of Vote Leave

Helen Mountfield, QC
British barrister and legal scholar, specialising in administrative, human rights, and equality law

The Rt Hon. the Baroness Neville-Jones DCMG
Member of the House of Lords, former BBC Governor and Chairman of the British Joint Intelligence Committee

Vicky Pryce
Chief Economic Adviser and a board member at the Centre for Economics and Business Research (CEBR)

Emily Redding
Founder/Director of Smart Thinking

Diane Roberts
Writer and broadcaster

Angela Saini
Independent British science journalist and author

Gisela Stuart
Former member of Parliament, Chair of the Vote Leave

Andrew Stuttaford
Contributing Editor, National Review

Professor Colin Talbot
Research Associate, Centre for Business Research, University of Cambridge

Sir Stephen Wall GCMG LVO
Former British diplomat who served as Britain’s ambassador to Portugal and Permanent Representative to the European Union

Paul Wallace
Economic and financial commentator and author

Duncan Weldon
Associate Editor (Economics) of Prospect magazine and a multi-asset strategist at Legal & General Investment Management

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