Liam Booth-Smith
chief executive, Localis

Liam joined Localis as chief executive in July 2016. He has over a decade’s experience as writer and researcher on politics and public service reform. Before Localis he was head of research and communications at a consultancy business and prior to this was head of communications and external affairs at the think tank NLGN. He has also worked for a national charity and in the public sector. Liam has published many reports on policy, public service reform and democracy and been a contributor to a number of books and essay collections.

He is a regular commentator in the media on politics and culture, writing columns for national newspapers and magazines and appears as a regular reviewer of newspapers on Sky News.

Follow Liam on Twitter @LiamBoothSmith.

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