Siddharth Varma

Policy Adviser at National Infrastructure Commission

Policy Adviser, National Infrastructure Commission
Policy Fellow, Centre for Science and Policy

Siddharth joined the National Infrastructure Commission in July 2016 and was previously a Policy Adviser in the Financial Services Group of HM Treasury, leading on financial inclusion and working on the development of the Prime Minister’s Life Chances Strategy.

Siddharth holds a B.Sc. in Economic History and a M.Sc. in Population and Development from the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), the latter funded by a joint ESRC and Population Investigation Committee Studentship. Prior to joining the Civil Service he worked in Parliament and co-authored a paper on pre-election contact between the Civil Service and the opposition at the Institute for Government.