Will Lord, Senior Policy Advisor, Levelling Up Taskforce, Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities (DLUHC)
Will is a Senior Policy Advisor in the Levelling Up Taskforce at the Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities (DLUHC). He was responsible for policy development on R&D for the Levelling Up White Paper, and leads on R&D, Transport, and Net Zero in the Taskforce. Before that, he was a Strategy Lead in UK Research & Innovation and a Senior Policy Advisor at the Cities and Local Growth Unit. He has a first-class degree in Modern History & International Relations at the University of St Andrews and a MA in World History from the University of Pennsylvania, where he was a Thouron Scholar.