Liz McKeown

Chief Economist & Deputy Director for Analysis and Insight at Cabinet Office

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Chief Economist & Deputy Director for Analysis and Insight, Cabinet Office
Policy Fellow Alum, Centre for Science and Policy

Liz McKeown is Chief Economist and a Deputy Director at the Cabinet Office. She is head of Analysis & Insight – a multi-disciplinary analytical hub that provides support and challenge to policy areas across the Cabinet Office, in addition to leading distinct programmes of work on wellbeing, horizon scanning and international public governance. She has been the UK representative on the OECD Public Governance Committee since 2009; most recently leading on the delivery of the Centres of Government meeting in London last year, which brought together cabinet secretaries, heads of the prime minister's office and their equivalents from over 30 countries.

Prior to her current post she has held a variety of strategy, analysis and policy roles at the Cabinet Office and other UK Government departments. She holds both an MSc (Distinction) in Economics and a BSc (First Class Honours) in Economics from the University of Bristol.