Dr Jonathan Carr-West
Jonathan leads on all aspects of the LGiU’s policy, membership and influencing work.
Prior to being appointed as Chief Executive Jonathan was Director of Policy leading LGiU’s research and consultancy, policy development and piloting, best practice dissemination, learning and development and media comment and lobbying.
Some of Jonathan’s particular interests are in participative democracy, the evolving nature of public services and behaviour change.
Before joining the LGiU Jonathan was Deputy Programme Director and Acting Head of Programme at the RSA (Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Commerce and Manufactures). At the RSA Jonathan developed and managed more than a dozen major action research projects in areas including personal carbon trading, water and sanitation provision in the developing world and the economics of migration.
Jonathan is a leading national thinker on local government transformation, local democracy and public services with a substantial media profile and sector credibility. He has published on topics as diverse as localism and public service transformation, cognitive and behavioural science, and the politics of cultural memory. Contact Jonathan: firstname.lastname@example.org