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 Whittaker, Senior Economist, Resolution Foundation


Matthew is a Senior Economist at independent think tank the Resolution Foundation, where he is responsible for the Foundation’s economic analysis.

He leads on defining and researching the low earner group, managing the annual publication of the Low Earners Audit.

Matthew joined the Resolution Foundation from the House of Commons Library, where he provided economic and statistical advice to individual Members and to a number of select committees, including Treasury, Health and Transport. Prior to that, he was a policy officer at Hurlstons Corporate Consultants, where he specialised in the UK consumer credit market.