David is associate fellow at the Institute of Ideas, having acted as its associate director until July 2016. In his time at the Institute he played a key role in the expansion of the Battle of Ideas at the Barbican and the development of Battle of Ideas Europe. He has written and commented for a range of media on issues around politics, lifestyle and culture including spiked, Independent, City AM, Sky News and BBC World Service. He has extensive experience of global PR and communications for organisations including DACS, Bpas and Libertas.
Putting the past on trial
This week’s headlines have been dominated by two very different, but inextricably linked attitudes towards generational failings. READ MORE
Plain packs: political principle goes up in smoke
David Cameron's announcement shows short-term political advantage now trumps liberal values. READ MORE