Rebecca Lowe is Director of FREER
, a new initiative focused on economic and social liberalism, which is housed at the IEA. She is also a columnist and part of ConservativeHome’s editorial team, and has written for numerous other publications. She has worked for various political research organisations, as a parliamentary researcher, a political consultant, and in the arts, education, and charity sectors. Until late 2017, she was State and Society Fellow and Convenor of the Research Group on Political Thought at Policy Exchange, where she researched and published on topics including UK and international politics, income and wealth distribution, work and welfare policy, equality and need, higher education, and social reform.