Neil O'Brien

  • Director, 2008-2013
Neil O'Brien


Neil O’Brien is now a Special Adviser to George Osborne at the Treasury.

Neil led Policy Exchange for five years, cementing the think tank's position as the leading policy organisation in the UK.

Prior to joining Policy Exchange, Neil was director of Open Europe, a cross-party think tank working for free market reform in Europe.

Neil grew up in Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, and took a first in Politics, Philosophy and Economics, at Christ Church, Oxford. His interests include economic reform and social policy.

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