Ivan Collister

First Bursar at King's College, Cambridge

First Bursar, King's College, University of Cambridge
Research Associate, Faculty of History, University of Cambridge
Policy Fellow Alumnus, Centre for Science and Policy

Ivan Collister is the First Bursar of King's College and a Research Associate in the Faculty of History of the University of Cambridge. He was a senior civil servant in 10 Downing Street, amongst other roles, before his return to Cambridge in 2016. He is currently the lead researcher on a study of expertise in government policymaking, contributing to the Cambridge Strategic Research Initiative on Public Policy. Ivan’s wider research interests include labour history, electoral politics, and the history of social policy in modern Britain.