The Policy Working Group is comprised of individuals and organisations committed to shaping policy around big social issues. The group will work alongside the Commissioners to review the emerging evidence, inform emerging hypotheses and suggest policy positions.

Matthew Rhodes, Director of Strategy & Relationships, British Future


Matthew Rhodes is Director of Strategy and Relationships at British Future; an independent, non-partisan think tank seeking to involve people in an open conversation identity, integration, migration and opportunity.

Prior to joining British Future, Matthew was a solicitor with a large commercial law firm, where he specialised as an employment lawyer. He then worked in Westminster for six years as a senior aide to The Rt Hon Stephen Timms MP, working on a wide range of issues and policy matters. During this time, Matthew assisted Stephen in six different ministerial roles, including his cabinet role as Chief Secretary to the Treasury.