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Staff at CIPP



Inaugural Director of CIPP

Professor Michael Kenny

Professor Kenny is the course director for the MPhil in Public Policy. He will be leading research in place and public policy, and re-making government in the 21st century.



Inaugural Bennett Professor of Public Policy

Professor Diane Coyle

Professor Coyle will be jointly leading the institute with Professor Kenny. She is heading research in the fields of public policy economics, technology, industrial strategy and global inequality.



Research Associate

Dr Tanya Filer

Dr Filer is Research Associate in Public Policy and Policy Engagement at the Cambridge Institute for Public Policy (CIPP). Her work focuses on the digital state.



Research Assistant

Jack Sheldon

Jack Sheldon is working on an ESRC-funded project – ‘Between Two Unions: the Constitutional Future of the Islands after Brexit’.



CIPP Administrator

Barbara Bennett

Barbara is the administrator for the Cambridge Institute for Public Policy with responsibility for the day to day running of the office and also for providing administrative support to the team. This includes organising public events, supporting academic conferences and research projects.


CIPP Communications and Events Administrator

Lucy Theobald

Lucy manages communications for the Institute and events promotion. She edits the website, coordinates CIPP’s blog, and leads on news stories and press activity.




Contact the team at CIPP:

Upcoming events

Halima Khan

Mar 15, 2018

Room S1, Alison Richard Building

Upcoming events