Niva Thiruchelvam

Executive at Hakluyt

Executive, Hakluyt
Policy Fellow Alumna, Centre for Science and Policy

Niva joined Hakluyt in 2022. Previously, she was Director, Urgent and Emergency Care Strategy at NHS England.

Prior to this, she held the role of Deputy Director, Net Zero in HM Treasury and Head of the Net Zero Review. She was previously the Deputy Director for Education and Skills in HM Treasury.

Niva has held a number of posts across Whitehall, in which she has advised Cabinet Ministers on a range of international and domestic priorities. She has also worked extensively in the centre of Government where she has advised the Prime Minister on home affairs issues; supported the Cabinet Secretary in preparing for Cabinet every week; and brokered policy across Government.

  • 18 June 2024, 9:30am

    2024 CSaP Annual Conference

    Our Annual Conference brings together an audience of policy professionals, academic experts and business leaders for a day of talks and presentations, and to share and discuss issues and ideas on a range of topics from innovation and economic growth to climate and sustainability. Speakers from government, academia, and industry will present examples of how we are working together to address new and emerging policy challenges.

  • 24 October 2017, 4pm

    Civil Society Futures: Public policy perspectives on civil society

    This policy workshop will address a series of questions on the connections between policy and civil society, including the definition of civil society, and future possibilities for effectively utilising civil society in policy making.