Shaun Lowthian

Principal Policy Officer, Economic Fairness at Greater London Authority (GLA)

Principal Policy Officer, Economic Fairness, Greater London Authority
Policy Fellow Alumnus, Centre for Science and Policy

Shaun Lowthian is Principal Project Officer, Economic Fairness at the Greater London Authority. Previously, he was Senior Consultation and Intelligence Officer in the Greater London Authority’s Intelligence Unit where he led opinion research projects across the Mayor’s portfolio, devising proposals, ensuring appropriate methodologies, analysing data, reporting and policy recommendations.

As Senior Policy Officer, Shaun was policy lead for the GLA’s Living Wage campaign, overseeing the trebling of accredited employers in London in 18 months, including the first breakthroughs in the football, media and cleaning sectors. Shaun also co-ordinated London’s International Business Advisory Council meetings, and briefed the Mayor ahead of the World Economic Forum in Davos and World Islamic Economic Forum.

Shaun worked in policy at Tameside MBC from 2010-12. As Senior Consultation Officer, he refreshed the local strategic partnership’s Engagement Strategy, and led projects including Tameside’s Big Conversation, Citizens Panel and the Co-operative Councils agenda. Working in Scrutiny, he organised panel investigations on crime and health issues.

Shaun holds a degree in Politics and Masters in International Studies from the University of Sheffield. He is also an experienced improvisational theatre performer and teacher, having trained with the renowned UCB Theatre, iO and Second City. With Do Not Adjust Your Stage and The Homunculus, he has performed in London, New York, Barcelona and Amsterdam.

  • 26 June 2019, 9:30am

    CSaP Annual Conference 2019

    CSaP's Annual Conference will bring together members of our network from government, academia and elsewhere to discuss some of the policy challenges we have worked on over the past year.

  • 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.