Alex Marsh

Director of Schools Systems, Academies and Reform at Department for Education

Director of Schools Systems, Academies and Reform, Department for Education
Policy Fellow Alumnus, Centre for Science and Policy

He was previously Director of Analysis, Strategy and Performance at UK Research and Innovation. Prior to that, he was Deputy Director, Research and Innovation Reform at BEIS, and before that he was Head of Higher Education, Science and Innovation at the Treasury.

Prior to this, Alex spent three years working in HMT’s strategic project centre. In this time, he covered a range of topics, including minimum pricing for alcohol, living standards strategy and the design of markets in public service delivery. He also worked for the Boston Consulting Group, where his projects spanned welfare, immigration, as well as investment banking, healthcare, energy, and the third sector.

Alex holds a Masters and PhD in Physics (with a focus on organic solar cells) from the University of Cambridge.

  • 14 April 2015, 10am

    CSaP Annual Conference 2015

    This year our conference will explore opportunities for improving the way government accesses, assesses and makes use of expertise from the humanities, and offer examples of the significant contribution these disciplines have made to public policy.