Nick King

Head of Business Policy at Centre for Policy Studies

Head of Business Policy, Centre for Policy Studies
Policy Fellow, Centre for Science and Policy

Nick is Head of Business Policy for the Centre for Policy Studies as well as working an independent strategic consultant, as an associate at the British Foreign Policy Group and a strategic adviser to the Midlands Engine.

Nick has spent almost ten years working in and around politics, and was a Special Adviser in three different Departments from 2012 to 2018.

Nick graduated from Cambridge University in 2004 and worked in the sports industry, with spells in both the USA and Saudi Arabia.

In 2009 Nick moved into politics, working on policy within the Conservative Research Department.

He worked in public affairs from 2010-2012 before joining the Government as Special Adviser to Maria Miller at the Department of Culture, Media and Sport.

He was retained by Sajid Javid as his lead policy adviser when Javid became Culture Secretary and then moved with him to work on policy at the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills and at the Department for Communities and Local Government.