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.

David Goodhart, Chair of the Advisory Group, Demos


David is the Chair of the Demos' Advisory Group and founder and former editor of Prospect magazine, which he set up in 1995 and has grown into Britain's leading current affairs monthly.

David remains Prospect's editor-at-large and he is a prominent figure in public debate in the UK. He is a well-known broadcaster, author, commentator and journalist who regularly contributes to the Guardian, the Independent, the Times and the Financial Times.

Before Prospect, David was a correspondent for the Financial Times for 12 years - including a stint in Germany during the unification period.