Executive at Hakluyt
Policy Fellow Alumnus, Centre for Science and Policy
Mitchell Harris has worked for Hakluyt since 2021. Prior to this role he was Chief Strategy Officer at Genomics plc. Previously he was Global Head, Emerging Business Lines at Abcam. Before joining Abcam Mitchell was Engagement Manager at McKinsey & Company, where he predominantly focused on life sciences (pharmaceuticals, biotech, medical devices & healthcare technology) and other high-tech industries. He was also part of the public and social sector practice, advising governments and social sector organisations on strategy, innovation and economic growth connected with hi-tech industries.
Previously, Mitchell was a fast stream civil servant in the Cabinet Office where he was Deputy Private Secretary to Oliver Letwin, the Minister for Government Policy where he led on Foreign Affairs (Defence, Diplomacy, International Development), Public Services (Health, Education, Work and Pensions), Energy and Climate Change. He holds a MA (Hons) in Experimental Psychology from the University of Oxford.
Mitchell’s policy fellowship focused on life sciences, innovation eco-systems and value creation for health systems. Mitchell was a CSaP Junior Policy Fellow in 2012-13 and a Policy Fellow between 2013 and 2015.
For Mitchell's own account of the value of his Junior Fellowship, see here.