Tom Tolfree

Deputy Director, Head of Analysis & Insight Unit at Infrastructure and Projects Authority

Deputy Director, Head of Analysis & Insight Unit, Infrastructure and Projects Authority, HM Treasury/Cabinet Office
Policy Fellow Alumnus, Centre for Science and Policy

Tom Tolfree is the IPA's Chief Analyst and Chief Economist and heads the IPA's central analytical team. Tom leads the analytical support function across the IPA and his team overseas the Government's Major Project Portfolio (GMPP) database.

Tom was formerly a Senior Government Economist and DCLG's Chief Implementation Analyst, where he led a team of government analysts responding to ministerial priorities around the implementation of housing, planning, devolution and local economic growth policies. Tom joined government after working as an economist in the private sector with DTZ Economic Consulting.

He is a Policy Fellow of Cambridge University, a Fellow of the Westminster Abbey Institute and holds a first class degree in Business Economics.

To read about Tom's experience as a Policy Fellow in Cambridge see here.