SPERI appoints new Policy Research Officer

Tom_Hunt_120SPERI is delighted to announce that it has appointed Tom Hunt to a new position of Policy Research Officer.  This position has been designed to widen SPERI’s own research capacity, but also to strengthen its links with the policy community in Britain and the EU, to disseminate its research more effectively to the media and to connect it more closely to the various funding bodies interested in political economy.

Tom has been the Parliamentary Researcher for Paul Blomfield, MP for Sheffield Central, since 2010.  He has a BA (Hons) in Politics from the University of Sheffield and is also a Trustee of Zest community development trust in Sheffield.  He takes up his position in SPERI from 29 June 2015.