Eight independent Commissioners have been selected to shape the thinking around the issues the Commission will explore and produce practical and insightful recommendations. 


Each Commissioner brings a wealth of experience from their respective fields which include academia, business, education, politics and the public sector.

Matthew Taylor (Chair), Chief Executive, Royal Society of Arts

 

Matthew Taylor has been Chief Executive of the RSA since November 2006. During this time the Society has substantially increased its output of research and innovation, has provided new routes to support charitable initiatives of its 26,000 Fellows – including crowd funding - and has developed a global profile as a platform for ideas.

Matthew is a regular media performer having appeared several times on the Today Programme, The Daily Politics and Newsnight. He has written and presented several Radio Four documentaries and is a panellist on the programme Moral Maze. He has written for newspapers including the FT and Observer and journals including Management Today and the Municipal Journal.  He has posted over a thousand times on his RSA blog site and tweets as @RSAMatthew.