Richard Reeves is a Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution in Washington DC. He also teaches at Georgetown University. Before his move to the US 2012, he worked as Director of Strategy to the UK's Deputy Prime Minister, Nick Clegg. Richard's previous roles include Director of Demos, the London-based political think- tank; editor-at-large and columnist for Management Today; Society Editor of The Observer; Economics Correspondent of The Guardian; Research Fellow at the Institute for Public Policy Research.
John Knell is one of the UK's leading thinkers on the changing face of work and organizations, and as a strategy consultant works widely across the private, public and third sectors. Over the last ten years John has built an international reputation as a cultural policy analyst, working with governments, funders, cities, and major cultural institutions around the world. He has also been developing the 'Culture Counts' platform (www.culturecounts.cc ) to support the use of the quality metrics that he has helped co-produce with the cultural sector in Australia and the UK. He was previously Director of Research and Advocacy at The Work Foundation, where he played a key role in transforming the organization into an authority on work issues. He has authored numerous reports on work, organizational change and public policy.