William Hall

Head of EU Negotiation and Devolution Capability at Financial Services Group, HM Treasury

Head of EU Negotiation and Devolution Capability, HM Treasury
Policy Fellow Alumus, Centre for Science and Policy

William Hall is Head of EU Negotiation and Devolution Capability at HM Treasury. He comes to this post from a secondment as Senior Policy Advisor to the Review on Antimicrobial Resistance, commissioned by the UK Prime Minister, and based at the Wellcome Trust. The Review was tasked with tackling the global problem of drug-resistant infections. Will was at the forefront of the Review’s international strategy, leading discussions to build an international consensus for action with China and Latin America. He also led the Review’s policy work on diagnostics, agriculture and the environment, and vaccines, advising the Review Chairman Lord Jim O’Neill, as well as representing the Review at senior speaking events and panels.

Prior to his secondment, William led the work on the Scottish Referendum in the office of Danny Alexander, the Chief Secretary to HM Treasury. After graduation William worked in an investment bank, before moving to HM Treasury as a Policy Advisor, working first in the Tax group, and then in Financial Stability, implementing structural reforms to the UK banking sector. He studied History at the University of Manchester.