Daniel Johnson

Editor, TheArticle

Daniel Johnson is the founding Editor of TheArticle. For two decades he was a senior editor, editorial writer and columnist for The Times and the Daily Telegraph, before leaving to set up Standpoint magazine, which he edited fo...

Stephen Rand

CEO & Founder of TheArticle

Stephen has had 15 years' experience in the publishing world. He started off in the advertising business but quickly moved publisher-side with roles at The Spectator, Telegraph Media Group and Dow Jones. Stephen came up with ...

Rachel Abbott

Rachel Abbott is a journalist reporting on East Africa, covering topics ranging from security issues to business tech and mental health. She is also a fundraising consultant for nonprofits and social enterprises in emerging mar...

Bruce Abramson

Bruce Abramson, PhD, JD, is a principal at JBB&A Strategies and B2 Strategic, a director of the American Center for Education and Knowledge, and author of the forthcoming book "The New Civil War: Exposing Elites, Fighting Utopi...

Josh Adams

Josh has worked as a freelance journalist, music publicist and music promoter. He is currently writing a book on rare disease and their effect on patients, families, healthcare systems and societies.

Andrew Adonis

Andrew Adonis is a Labour peer and Vice Chair of European Movement. He is a former Transport Secretary & Schools Minister

Ajaz Ahmed

Ajaz Ahmed is Founder and CEO of the ideas, design and innovation company AKQA. The business was acquired by WPP in 2012 and it employs over 6,000 people in more than 50 studios globally.

Athiei Ajuong

Athiei Ajuong is a content writer for the Immigration Advice Service, an organisation of immigration lawyers based in the UK & Ireland

Maria Albano

Maria Albano is a freelance writer. Her blog can be found at: She has an M.Litt in Comparative Literature from St Andrew’s.

Katrina Allen

Katrina is a former Junior Wimbledon player and World No 1 at Real Tennis. She is now a freelance writer covering topics such as the refugee crisis, LGBT+ issues and, naturally, tennis and Real Tennis.

David Alton

Lord David Alton is a former Liberal Party and later Liberal Democrat Member of Parliament who has sat as a crossbench member of the House of Lords since 1997 when he was made a life peer.

Charles Amos

Cllr Charles Amos is Leader of The Opposition on East Grinstead Town Council. Charles is a Young Voices UK contributor and the editor of the 1828 Journal, the blog of the King’s College London Conservative Association.

Paula Anic

Paula Anic is an undergraduate student of journalism at the Faculty of Political Science in her native Zagreb and recently joined the Total Croatia News internship programme.

Nikolia Apostolou

Nikolia Apostolou is a multimedia-journalist. For the last decade, she has been writing, doing video, and producing documentaries based out of Greece, Cyprus, and Turkey for more than 100 media outlets, like the BBC, The Associ...

Boris Gonzalez Arenas

Boris Gonzalez Arenas is an independent journalist and human rights activist in Cuba. He currently writes for the internet newspapers Diario de Cuba (Spain), 14ymedio (Cuba) and Revista Época (Brazil).

Rachel Ashcroft

Rachel Ashcroft is a freelance journalist. She has written for publications including the Economist, the Week and History Today

Erin Baker

Erin Baker is the Editorial Director at Auto Trader. Previously, she was the motoring editor at The Telegraph.

Philip Ball

Philip Ball is science writer and has been an editor of Nature for over twenty years.

James Ball

James Ball is the global editor of The Bureau of Investigative Journalism. He has previously worked for multiple outlets, including The Guardian, BuzzFeed, the Washington Post, and WikiLeaks. His reporting projects have won mul...

Arnab Banerji

Dr Banerji is a graduate of Oxford University and has degrees in Human Physiology and Medicine. He was a member of the University's Medical Sciences Advisory Board. He has had a long career in the City and worked in No10 as a S...

Emily Barley

Emily Barley is the Chairman of Conservatives for Liberty. She is a member of the Conservative Party.

Holly Barrow

Holly Barrow is a political correspondent for the Immigration Advice Service, an organisation of immigration lawyers.

Jo Bartosch

Jo Bartosch is a journalist and campaigner for the rights of women and girls

Rosalind Beck

Dr Rosalind Beck writes extensively on the subject of private landlords and tenants and has first-hand experience of and expertise in the negative impacts of government action towards the sector.

Stephen Beer

Stephen Beer is a responsible investment expert and the former Chief Investment Officer and Head of Ethics at the Central Finance Board of the Methodist Church. He is Vice Chair of the Church Investors Group and Political Commu...

Owen Bennett

Owen Bennett is a journalist and a critically acclaimed author. He has worked in Westminster for HuffPost UK, The Daily Mirror, The Daily Express and The Telegraph. He has been a regular contributor to the BBC and Sky News. Hi...

Tamara Berens

Tamara is a freelance journalist. She has written for several publications on both sides of the Atlantic including CapX, Standpoint, the Weekly Standard, Spiked, the Washington Examiner and the National Review.

Azriel Bermant

Azriel Bermant is a senior researcher at the Institute of International Relations Prague and a visiting researcher at the Institute for National Security Studies (INSS), Tel Aviv University. His book, ‘Margaret Thatcher and the...

Howard Bernstein

Sir Howard Bernstein is the former Chief Executive of Manchester City Council (1998-2017) and former Head of Paid Service for the Greater Manchester Combined Authority (2011-2017). Following his retirement from the Council in 2...

James Bethell

James Bethell is a member of the House of Lords and a Research Fellow at the Institute for Strategic Dialogue.

Esther Betts

Esther Betts is a freelance journalist and trans activist based in the United Kingdom.

James Bickerton

James Bickerton is the political editor of The Backbencher and a reporter at The Express.

Nigel Biggar

Nigel Biggar, CBE, is Regius Professor of Moral & Pastoral Theology, and Director of the McDonald Centre for Theology, Ethics, & Public Life, University of Oxford.

Katharine Birbalsingh

Katharine Birbalsingh is the headmistress and founder of The Michaela School. Birbalsingh is the author of two books, Singleholic (2009) and To Miss with Love (2011), and editor of Battle Hymn of the Tiger Teachers: The Michael...

Corneliu Bjola

Dr Corneliu Bjola is Associate Professor in Diplomatic Studies, Head of the Oxford Digital Diplomacy Research Group and Fellow at St Cross College, Oxford

Jeremy Black

Jeremy is a British historian and a professor of history at the University of Exeter. He is a senior fellow at the Centre for the Study of America and the West at the Foreign Policy Research Institute in Philadelphia. He is the...

Ian Blair

Sir Ian Blair is former commissioner of the Metropolitan police and a crossbench peer.

Vernon Bogdanor

Vernon Bogdanor is Professor of Government, at King’s College, London.

Alexander Bowen

Alex Bowen is a Young Voices UK Contributor and a Politics & Government Student at SciencesPo Paris, and an EU Youth Ambassador.

Bill Bowkett

Bill Bowkett is a political reporter at Reaction and Young Voices UK contributor.

Paul Bradbury

A former aid worker, Paul Bradbury swapped his native Manchester for the sunny Adriatic. An award-winning journalist in Croatia and Malaysia, he runs Total Croatia News, the largest English-language media in Croatia.

Chris Bradford

Chris Bradford is a political commentator, having studied History and Politics at the University of Liverpool. His interests include: the rise of populism and nationalism, the UK’s withdrawal from the EU, and voting behaviour.

Julian Brazier

Julian Brazier is a former MP and government minister and the author of many pamphlets and articles

Rory Bremner

Born in Edinburgh on 6 April 1961, Rory Bremner was educated at Wellington College and Kings College London, where he gained a BA in French, German and imitating lecturers. He speaks French adequately, German inadequately, and ...

Olivia Bridge

Olivia Bridge is political correspondent for the Immigration Advice Service.

Tracy Brighten

Freelance writer, editor and copywriter on health, nature, education and sustainability. Based in Norwich, Norfolk.

Amanda Brock

Amanda Brock is CEO of OpenUK, which is listed by Meta as a partner and supporter in the release of Llama, and editor of the book, Open Source Law, Policy and Practice, published in 2022 by Oxford University Press, with open ac...

Lettice Bromovsky

Lettice Bromovsky is a political commentator and contributor to Young Voices UK.

Catherine Brown

Dr Catherine Brown is Head of Faculty and a Senior Lecturer in English at New College of the Humanities. She studied English at Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge.

Kerry Brown

Kerry Brown is Professor of Chinese Studies and Director of the Lau China Institute, King’s College, London, and Associate Fellow on the Asia Pacific Programme at Chatham House, London. From 2012 to 2015 he was Professor of Ch...

Sir Stephen Bubb

Sir Stephen Bubb is globally recognised as a leading voice on charity. For 15 years, he led the U.K's professional association for charity CEOs (ACEVO), after a distinguished career in trade unions and local government and he e...

John Buni

John Buni is the co-founder of CleanCloud, a SaaS solution for small, independent dry cleaners, with 5,000 users in over 70 countries worldwide.

Emma Burnell

Emma Burnell is the author of the newsletter Hard Thinking on the Soft Left. She is also staging her first play in 2021.

Alistair Burt

Alistair Burt is Pro-Chancellor of Lancaster University. For 32 years he was a Conservative MP, serving most recently as Minister of State MENA at the FCO and DFID.

Andrea Busfield

Andrea Busfield is a freelance journalist and published author living in Cyprus.

David Butterfield

Dr David Butterfield is a Fellow and Director of Studies in Classics, Queens' College Cambridge.

Jozef Butterfield

Jozef is a teacher of English at Michaela Community School, in Wembley Park, London. He is passionately committed to traditional educational values as the best way to empower pupils from disadvantaged backgrounds.

Alastair Campbell

Alastair Campbell is a British journalist, broadcaster, political aide and author. He worked as Tony Blair’s spokesman and campaign director (1994–1997), followed by Downing Street Press Secretary (1997–2000), for Labour Prime ...

John Candy

CEO of National Philanthropic Trust UK.

Mr. Canady brings 25 years of experience working across the business, nonprofit and government sectors. He specializes in creating and managing philanthropic funds for donors and family offices around the world who wish to base...

Emily Carver

Emily Carver is the Institute of Economic Affairs’ Media Manager. She previously worked as Policy Adviser to a Conservative MP and spent a year at public relations agency, Edelman.

Alain Catzeflis

Alain is former News Editor of the Financial Times, Asia Editor and Middle East correspondent. He is currently a Fellow of the Centre for Welfare Reform

Brendan Chilton

Brendan Chilton is a Labour councillor from Kent and a former parliamentary candidate. He was head of the Labour Leave campaign during the EU Referendum and heads Labour Future.

Jonathan Clark

Jonathan Clark is an historian. At Cambridge he was a fellow of Peterhouse; at Oxford he was a fellow of All Souls College; he also taught at the Committee on Social Thought. His recent book is a study of Thomas Paine; his next...

Michael Clarke

Professor Michael Clarke was director-general of the Royal United Services Institute from 2007-15. His latest book is, Tipping Point: Britain, Brexit and Security in the 2020s (IB Tauris).

Frank Close

Frank Close is a particle physicist. He is Emeritus Professor of Physics at the University of Oxford and a Fellow of Exeter College, Oxford.

Zaki Cooper

Zaki Cooper is co-founder of Integra Group and worked at Buckingham Palace on the Diamond Jubilee

Guy Corbet

Guy is an independent communications and marketing consultant and founder of the Apology Clause.

Michael Coren

Rev. Michael Coren is columnist, author, and broadcaster in Toronto. He is ordained the Anglican Church of Canada. Hs website is

Paul Cornish

Paul Cornish is Visiting Professor, LSE Ideas, London School of Economics and Chief Strategist at Cityforum.

Graham Cunningham

Graham Cunningham is a freelance journalist. He writes regularly for The New Criterion.

Anna Cunningham

Anna Cunningham is an award-winning multimedia journalist. She has reported for major media outlets worldwide, including CBC, BBC, France 24 and The Economist. She was previously based in Mumbai, Paris, Lagos, and is now in Lon...

Stephen Daisley

Stephen Daisley is a columnist for the Scottish Daily Mail and a blogger for the Spectator.

Jane Dalton

Jane Dalton is a long-time Fleet Street journalist, who has been a reporter, editor and sub-editor for the Press Association, the BBC, the Sunday Times and the Daily Telegraph among others, and now writes for the Independent.

Theo Davies-Lewis

Theo Davies-Lewis is a Welsh communications strategist and political commentator, currently working for Finsbury in London.

Francis Dearnley

Francis Dearnley was educated at Cambridge and worked as a Chief of Staff at the Houses of Parliament. He has written articles for The Telegraph among other publications, and authored speeches delivered in the House of Commons....

Richard Dowden

Richard Dowden is a journalist who has been writing on Africa since the 1970s for many newspapers, including the Guardian and the Times. His most recent book is Africa: Altered States, Ordinary Miracles (Portabello Books).

Lucky Dube

Lucky Dube is co-author (with Maximilian Young) of the Adam Smith Institute report "State of the Unions: How to restore free association and expression, combat extremism and make student unions effective". He is a former sabba...

Ruth Dudley Edwards

Ruth Dudley Edwards is a journalist, crime fiction writer and biographer.

Liam Duffy

Liam Duffy is a researcher, speaker and trainer in counter-terrorism, as well as a Research Fellow specialising on extremism at Civitas think tank. He has written for The American Spectator, the Jewish Chronicle, Reaction and t...

Oliver Eagleton

Oliver is a freelance journalist. He has written for Jacobin magazine and Red Pepper magazine, among others.

Roderick Easdale

Journalist, author and crossword compiler who writes mainly on cricket, golf & travel for Country Life, Golf Monthly, The Cricket Paper et al. His books include The Novel Life of PG Wodehouse.

Ismail Einashe

Ismail Einashe is a journalist and a Dart Center Ochberg Fellow at Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism.

Eleanor Ekserdjian

Eleanor Ekserdjian is a multidisciplinary artist, creating installations which combine drawing, film and performance. She recently graduated with an MA in Fine Art from the University of Edinburgh.

Pari Esfandiari

Pari Esfandiari Ph.D. is a social entrepreneur, internet pioneer, and sustainable development executive. She serves as the CEO of Pario Consultants and President of Global Technopolitics Forum.

Lloyd Evans

Lloyd Evans started writing for the The Spectator in 1998 and later became its poetry editor and theatre critic. In 2005 he co-authored a play, ‘Who’s The Daddy?’ based on sexual shenanigans at the Spectator.

Lloyd Evans

Lloyd Evans started writing for the The Spectator in 1998 and later became its poetry editor and theatre critic. In 2005 he co-authored a play, ‘Who’s The Daddy?’ based on sexual shenanigans at the Spectator.

Paul Evans

Paul Evans is the author of 'Save Democracy - Abolish Voting'.

Alex Evans

Alex Evans is executive director of Larger Us, a non-resident fellow at New York University’s Center on International Cooperation, and author of "The Myth Gap"

Nick Ferrari

Nick Ferrari is a journalist and broadcaster. He is host of the LBC weekday breakfast show and panelist on The Pledge on Sky News.

Caroline Ffiske

Caroline Ffiske studied economics and political philosophy at Victoria University in Wellington, New Zealand. She worked as a policy advisor to the New Zealand government and then as a management consultant in London for ten y...

Frank Field

Frank Field was MP for Birkenhead from 1979 to 2019. He was a Labour MP until August 2018, before going Independent.

Andrew Firth

Andrew Firth's career as soldier and civilian has spanned three decades and more than a dozen conflict and crisis zones in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and Asia.

Mark Fitzpatrick

Policy expert

Mark Fitzpatrick is an Associate Fellow at the International Institute for Strategic Studies and an author, inter alia, of "Uncertain Future: the JCPOA and Iran’s nuclear and missile programmes" (2019)

David Fleming

David Fleming’s book Hellfire: Evelyn Waugh and the Hypocrites Club was published by the History Press last October. An article about the thriving musical scene in Britain in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries (A land with...

Caroline Flint

Caroline Flint is a mother of four, grandmother of 12 (9 of whom she was the midwife). She has been a midwife for 40 years and an NCT teacher for 47 years.

Malcolm Forbes

Malcolm Forbes is a freelance writer. He has written for the TLS, the Economist, the Financial Times, and the New Republic, among others.

Clayton Fordahl

Clayton is an assistant professor in sociology at The University of Memphis. His work has been published in the European Journal of Social Theory, the American Sociologist, and the Journal of Historical Sociology.

Roy Foster

Roy Foster is Emeritus Professor of Irish History at the University of Oxford and Emeritus Professor of Irish History and Literature at Queen Mary University of London. He is the author of many books, most recently On Seamus He...

Rebecca Fraser

Rebecca Fraser is a writer and broadcaster. Formerly the President of the Bronte Society, her first book was a biography of Charlotte Bronte (Vintage paperback). Her most recent is The Mayflower Generation: The Winslow Family a...

Jennifer Freeman

Jennifer Freeman is a science writer and climate advocate. She has written reports for several US green groups, and articles for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s website about ways in which Amer...

Robert Fry

Sir Robert Fry completed a full military career that included appointments as the Commandant General of the Royal Marines and Deputy Commanding General of coalition forces in Iraq. After military service, he became a vice presi...

Abigail Frymann Rouch

Abigail Frymann Rouch is a freelance journalist. She has written for the Guardian, Telegraph, Independent, Deutsche Welle and the Tablet, among others.

Daniel Fulton

Daniel Fulton is a freelance writer and the founder of Latitude Executive consulting

Peter Furst

Peter Furst has over twenty years journalism experience, primarily on national network television in Australia. He has worked around the world, in places as diverse as the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Iraq, western China a...

Guy Gabriel

Guy Gabriel is a writer and communications specialist, with long experience of peace processes in Sudan, South Sudan and other Middle Eastern and African contexts.

Derek Gadd

Derek Gadd Derek Gadd is a retired former archaeologist, local government officer and Labour councillor and election agent. He is interested in politics, especially elections, heritage, Italy, culture, sport, style, food an...

Jonathan Gaisman

Jonathan Gaisman is a KC practising in commercial law, and writer on cultural and other topics.

Andrew Garfield

Andrew Garfield is a classic poacher turned gamekeeper. After 13 years in journalism writing about finance, economics and European affairs for the Independent, Evening Standard, and the Scotsman, he joined Brunswick Group, a le...

Ian Garrick Mason

Ian Garrick Mason is an independent filmmaker, photographer, and essayist. He is a contributing visual editor at Barcelona-based urbanNext, and he has written on politics and culture for the Times Literary Supplement, the Spect...

Gabriel Gavin

Gabriel Gavin is a Conservative Party activist, school governor and former local government candidate.

Zewditu Gebreyohanes

Zewditu Gebreyohanes is the director of Restore Trust (the grassroots member-led campaign to return the National Trust to its founding aims), executive editor of History Reclaimed and a trustee of the Victoria & Albert Museum. ...

Jim Geraghty

Jim Geraghty is the senior political correspondent of National Review and the author of four books, most recently the thriller Between Two Scorpions.

Marina Gerner

Marina Gerner is a freelance journalist and the supplements editor of The i paper.

Charlotte Gill

Charlotte Gill is freelance journalist. She has written for the Mail on Sunday, the Independent, the Times, the Telegraph, Prospect, and the Spectator.

Bruce Gilley

Bruce Gilley is a professor of political science at Portland State University. His article "The case for colonialism", published in an advance online edition of Third World Quarterly in 2017, was highly controversial for its th...

Matt Gillow

Matt Gillow is a director at 1828, a neo-liberal opinion website. He is also a research fellow at Consumer Choice.

Andrew Gimson

Andrew Gimson is a British political journalist. He formerly wrote the parliamentary sketch for the Daily Telegraph, and has written a novel entitled The Desired Effect as well as books about Boris Johnson, British monarchs and...

Sally Gimson

Sally Gimson is a freelance journalist and former Labour councillor in Camden

Jennifer Glasse

Jennifer Glasse is an international journalist who has spend most of the past eight years in Afghanistan reporting for Al Jazeera, National Public Radio, CNN and the CBC. She has reported from more than 75 countries.

Michael Goldfarb

Michael Goldfarb is the host of the FRDH, First Rough Draft of History, podcast

Miriam Gonzalez Durantez

Miriam González Durantez is an international trade lawyer, chair of the trade practice at Cohen Gresser and the founder and chair of Inspiring Girls. She is Deputy Chair of the Supervisory Board of UBS Europe, Member of the Eur...

Alister Graham

Professor Alister Graham's research deals with the structure and dynamics of galaxies, their dark matter halos and their central super massive black holes. He has worked in Europe and the USA for many years, was previously supp...

Madeline Grant

Madeline is the editorial manager at the Institute of Economic Affairs. Prior to joining the Institute, she worked as a parliamentary researcher and speechwriter, and as a reporter for Newsweek magazine.

Winnifred Gray

Winnifred Gray is a freelance photographer and journalist and lives in London.

AC Grayling

AC Grayling is a philosopher, Master of the New College of the Humanities, and a Supernumerary Fellow of St Anne's College, Oxford.

Noam Greenberg

Noam Greenberg is a classical concert pianist based in London. He enjoys a busy international career and is also the artistic director for the Music at Tresanton chamber music festival.

Roy Greenslade

Roy Greenslade is a journalist who has worked for several newspapers in a range of roles since beginning his career in 1964. He was Assistant Editor of The Sun, Managing Editor (News) at the Sunday Times, Editor of the Daily Mi...

Crawford Gribben

Professor Gribben is a cultural and literary historian at Queen's University Belfast. He is the co-editor of two series of monographs and edited collections entitled 'Christianities in the trans-Atlantic world, 1550-1800' (Palg...

Brian Griffiths

Lord Brian Griffiths is a former advisor to Margaret Thatcher and was chairman of the Centre for Policy Studies from 1991 to 2001.

Marianne Gros

Marianne Gros is a freelance journalist from London, and currently based in East Jerusalem. She has a masters degree in Middle Eastern Studies from SOAS, and covers issues related to Israeli-Palestinian politics, religion, and ...

Graham Gudgin

Graham Gudgin is Honorary Research Associate at the Centre For Business Research (CBR) in the Judge Business School at the University of Cambridge and Chief Economic Advisor at Policy Exchange in London. He was formerly Directo...

Michel Gurfinkiel

Michel Gurfinkiel is a French journalist and public intellectual. He has been editor-in-chief or editorial board member of several leading French journals and is the founder of the Jean-Jacques Rousseau Institute.

Russell Gurnhill

Russell was appointed Chief Executive of Telereal Trillium, one of the UK's largest property companies, in 2018. He previously served as group treasurer, corporate finance director and joint managing director. Russell qualified...

William Hague

William Hague is a former Foreign Secretary and Leader of the Conservative Party. He is now a member of the House of Lords

Greg Hall

Greg Hall is a student and a freelance journalist. He has written for The Spectator.

Nigel Hall

Nigel Hall commanded 1st Battalion The Duke Of Wellington's Regiment and retired early from the British Army in the rank of brigadier in 2007. He is a senior visiting research fellow at King’s College London.

Joyce Harper

Joyce Harper is Professor of Reproductive Science at University College London. She has worked in the fields of fertility, genetics, reproductive health and women’s health for over 30 years.

Mary Harrod

Mary Harrod is an associate professor at the University of Warwick. Her primary research is in contemporary film and media, with an emphasis on popular modes, principally in Hollywood and Europe (especially France).

Andrew Harrop

Andrew has been general secretary of the Fabian Society since autumn 2011 and has led its research on economic and social policy and the future of the Labour Party. He was previously director of policy and public affairs for Ag...

Gerry Hassan

Dr Gerry Hassan is a writer, commentator and academic and co-author of the recently published ‘The Union Jack and the People’s Flag: An Alternative History of Britain and the Labour Party’, published with Biteback.

Elizabeth Heineman

Elizabeth Heineman is a professor of history and of gender, women's, and sexuality studies at the University of Iowa. Her published works include Before Porn was Legal, Sexual Violence in Conflict Zones, and What Difference Doe...

Charlotte Henry

Charlotte Henry is a journalist, broadcaster and communications professional. She has worked both freelance and on the staff for a variety of major publications. These include City AM, the Spectator, the Independent on Sunday,...

Patrick Heren

Patrick Heren is a journalist who advises the British government on energy procurement.

David Herman

David Herman is a freelance journalist. He has written for the Guardian, the New Statesman, Prospect and Standpoint, among others.

Dorothy Herson

Dorothy Herson attained an MSc in Law and Business Management and qualified as a lawyer. She now works as a journalist, reporting on a range of topics. Dorothy works on a pro-bono basis for non-profit organisations, and, as a b...

Andrew Hilton

Andrew Hilton is director of the Centre for the Study of Financial Innovation in London. He is a former World Bank economist, with an MA from Oxford, an MBA from Wharton and a PhD from the University of Pennsylvania.

Flora Holmes

Flora Holmes is a Researcher at the British Foreign Policy Group. She has worked at both the European and UK Parliaments, as a researcher and administrator. She studied at the University of Oxford and the London School of Econo...

Geoff Hoon

Geoff Hoon held several Cabinet positions in the Blair and Brown governments, including Defence Secretary, Transport Secretary, Leader of the House of Commons and Chief Whip. He served as Labour MP for Ashfield from 1992 to 2010.

Paul T Horgan

Paul T Horgan worked in the information technology and communications sector during the ascendancy of the Personal Computer. He is currently researching for a monograph on the 1938 Munich Crisis.

R.T Howard

Roger is a freelance journalist and author. His articles have appeared in the Guardian, Times, Daily Telegraph, Daily Mail, Daily Express, Independent on Sunday, Wall Street Journal, Spectator, New Statesman, International Hera...

Ravi Howard

Ravi Howard is the author of two novels, 'Like Trees, Walking' and 'Driving the King'

David Howell

David Howell is Chair of the Lords International Affairs Committee.

Violet Hudson

Violet is a freelance journalist and writer living in London and has written for the Daily Telegraph and the Spectator among others.

Harry Hudson

Harry Hudson is a History teacher from Oxford. He has also written for the Spectator.

Peter Humphrey

Peter Humphrey has been a China specialist for 44 years. He is an external fellow of Harvard University’s Fairbank Center and King’s College London. He was a foreign correspondent for 20 years -- 17 of them with Reuters. He lat...

Luke Hunt

Luke Hunt is an award-winning foreign correspondent, author and academic who has covered Southeast Asia and beyond for three decades.

David Hutt

David Hutt is a freelance political journalist and analyst based between the Czech Republic and the UK, covering European politics and foreign affairs, EU-Asia relations and Southeast Asian politics.

Ian Irvine

Ian Irvine is a second-hand bookdealer, journalist and amateur salami maker.

Zbigniew Janowski

Zbigniew Janowski is the author of Cartesian Theodicy, Augustinian-Cartesian Index, How to Read Descartes’ Meditations, Agamemnon’s Tomb: Polish Oresteia. He also edited Leszek Kolakowski’s My Correct Views on Everything, The T...

David Jeffcock

D Jeffcock was born in Islington in 1957. From 1982 he worked in television as a freelance writer, director and producer. In 1991 he produced the ten part pop and rock archive series, Sounds of the Sixties, for BBC Two. After t...

Max Jeffery

Max Jeffery is a freelance political journalist. He has written for the New Statesman, the Sun and Politics Home, among other outlets.

Simon Jenkins

Simon Jenkins, former editor of the London Evening Standard and the Times, is a Guardian columnist.

Tycho Johnson

Tycho Johnson is a freelance journalist and recipient of the Charles Douglas-Home award, for researching and investigating censorship in academia

Sarah Johnson

Sarah is a sleep coach, antenatal teacher, doula and former children’s books editor of the Times.

R.W. Johnson

R. W. Johnson is a British journalist, political scientist, and historian who lives in South Africa.

Agatha Johnson

Agatha Johnson is a graduate in Philosophy at the University of Manchester, and has just completed an MA in Visual Anthropology.

Rick Jones

Rick Jones is the Secretary of the Critics’ Circle and former music critic of The Tablet magazine. He works now as a Blue Badge Tour Guide and serves on the committee of the historic, grade II listed St George’s German Lutheran...

Lyn Julius

Lyn Julius is a journalist and co-founder of Harif, an association of Jews from the Middle East and North Africa in the UK. She is the author of 'Uprooted: How 3,000 years of Jewish Civilisation in the Arab world vanished overn...

Oliver Kamm

Oliver Kamm is a leader writer and columnist for the Times.

Raymond Keene

Raymond Keene OBE is an English chess grandmaster, a FIDE International Arbiter, a chess organiser, and a journalist and author. He is currently the chess columnist at TheArticle and The British Chess Magazine.

Peter Kellner

Peter Kellner, a former BBC Newsnight reporter, and a political commentator, is founder of the YouGov opinion polling organisation.

Ben Kelly

Ben Kelly is a freelance writer and commentator.

Rachel Kelly

Rachel Kelly is the author of Singing in the Rain: An inspirational workbook published by Short Books and an ambassador for Sane and Rethink Mental Illness.

Alice Kelly

Alice Kelly is a Junior Research Fellow at Corpus Christi and the Harmsworth Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the History of the United States and World War One at the Rothermere American Institute.

Frances Kelly

Frances Kelly is journalist and screenwriter, whose work has appeared in the Weekend Telegraph, BBC2, and Anglia TV. She is currently working on a novel.

Ruth Kelly

Ruth Kelly was Education Secretary between 2004 and 2005. She has also worked in the higher education sector and until recently was Pro-Vice Chancellor of St Mary’s University, Twickenham. She is a member of the Vatican’s Counc...

Ian Kennedy

Professor Sir Ian Kennedy is emeritus professor of health law, ethics and policy at University College London. He gave the 1980 Reith Lectures entitled 'Unmasking Medicine'. He chaired the Bristol Royal Infirmary Public Inquiry...

Megan Kenyon

Megan Kenyon is a freelance writer and Senior Columnist at The Broad Online. She has written for a number of publications including Crumble Magazine and The Mace.

Sandra Khadhouri

Sandra Khadhouri is a strategic communications adviser working in conflict zones for international organisations and governments. She currently runs a project called Keeping Channels Open. Sandra is a former journalist and publ...

Joe Kidd

Joe Kidd is campus outreach director at the British Conservation Alliance.

David Killen

David Killen is the former Art Director of Prospect magazine.

Heidi Kingstone

Heidi is a Canadian journalist and writer. Her book, Genocide: Fear Greed Propaganda, is about 20th and 21st-century genocide, and will come out on Holocaust Remembrance Day, 27th January 2024. Heidi's 2015 book, Dispatche...

Ray Kinsella

Professor Ray Kinsella worked at the University of Ulster in Northern Ireland before returning back to the UCD Graduate School in Dublin on the day the Good Friday Agreement was signed. He has co authored a book "Troikanomics.E...

Benedikt Koehler

Benedikt Koehler is a Fellow Economics of Religion at the Institute of Economic Affairs in London

Askold Krushelnycky

Askold Krushelnycky is a freelance journalist. He has worked as a foreign correspondent for several newspapers, including the Sunday Times, the Independent, and the Chicago Tribune.

Joseph Lacey

Joseph Lacey is assistant professor of Political Theory at the School of Politics and International Relations, University College Dublin. His recent work focuses on democratic theory, political institutions and comparative Euro...

Henrique Laitenberger

Henrique Laitenberger is a PhD student in History at the University of Oxford. He is a vice-chair for the Young Conservative Group for Europe and student ambassador for the liberal conservative think-tank Bright Blue.

Yvonne Lake

Yvonne Lake is an artist and writer originally from the UK, currently residing in Belgium.

Alasdair Lane

Alasdair Lane is a freelance writer and journalist. He was previously political news editor at Sky.

Frances Lasok

Frances Lasok is an aide in Westminster and was a Conservative Party campaign manager from 2014-2019

Ali Latifi

Ali M Latifi is an Afghan-American journalist based in Kabul. He was born in Kabul and raised in California before returning to Afghanistan in 2013. He has reported from Afghanistan, Qatar, Turkey, Greece and Washington. He has...

Holly Lawford-Smith

Holly Lawford-Smith is a Senior Lecturer in Political Philosophy at the University of Melbourne. She’s interested in feminism, collective action, climate ethics and experimental philosophy. Her latest project is a book on radic...

Sheila Lawlor

Sheila Lawlor is Director of Politeia and the author of Deal, No Deal? The Battle for Britain's Democracy.

Paul Lay

Paul Lay is the editor of History Today and author of Providence Lost: the Rise and Fall of Cromwell's Protectorate (Head of Zeus 2020).

Georgia Leatherdale-Gilholy


Georgia is a graduate student at University College London, who writes on politics and culture. She is Associate Writer for the Foundation for Uyghur Freedom

Frank Ledwidge

After 8 years as a criminal barrister in Liverpool, Frank spent several years serving as a military intelligence officer in the Balkan wars and Iraq. He was subsequently a civilian advisor for the UK government in Helmand, Liby...

Ryszard Legutko

Ryszard Legutko is Professor of Philosophy at the Jagiellonian University in Krakow. He is head of the Polish Law and Justice delegation and Co-chairman of the European Conservatives and Reformists in the European Parliament. H...

Oliver Letwin

Sir Oliver Letwin is a former cabinet minister and one of the Conservative Party's leading intellectuals. He has served as Member of Parliament for West Dorset since 1997.

Jonathan Levitt

Jonathan Levitt is an Oxford maths graduate and a chess Grandmaster. He is the author of several books, including Secrets of Spectacular Chess (Batsford 1995) and the recently published Contemplating Comedy (The Conrad Press 20...

Andrew Lilico

Dr Andrew Lilico is Executive Director and Principal of Europe Economics. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Economic Affairs and Chairman of the IEA/Sunday Times Monetary Policy Committee.

Peter Lilley

Peter Lilley is a British Conservative Party politician. He was a cabinet minister in the governments of Margaret Thatcher and John Major, serving as Trade and Industry Secretary from July 1990 to April 1992, and as Social Secu...

Ian Linden

Ian Linden is a visiting Professor at St Marys University, London. A past director of the Catholic Institute for International Relations, he was awarded a CMG for his work for human rights in 2000. He has also been an adviser o...

Charlotte Littlewood

Charlotte Littlewood is the Head of the UK-India Desk for the International Centre for Sustainability and an associate research fellow at the Henry Jackson and Society. She is a PhD candidate in Arab and Islamic studies at the...

Mark Littlewood

Mark Littlewood is director general at the Institute of Economic Affairs.

Nick Loughran

Nick Loughran is co-founder of Integra Group and worked at Buckingham Palace on the Diamond Jubilee

Anthony Louis

Anthony Louis has covered Russian politics for more than 30 years, contributing to a range of international newspapers and news agencies

Robert Low

Robert Low is a freelance writer and editor. He is Consultant Editor of Standpoint and was formerly European Bureau Chief of Reader's Digest and Associate Editor (Features) of the Observer. He has written biographies of La Pasi...

David Loyn

David Loyn is an author and former foreign correspondent with the BBC. He is currently writing a history of the Afghan war since 2001.

Alexander Lukin

Dr Alexander Lukin is Professor of International Relations at National Research University Higher School of Economics, Moscow, Russia

Stephen Lynch

Stephen Lynch is a former press adviser to the Conservative Party, at the 2017 general election and on Sajid Javid's leadership campaign.

Giles MacDonogh

Giles MacDonogh is a journalist. Between 1988–2003 he worked at the Financial Times, where he covered food, drink and a variety of other subjects. He is also a regular contributor to the Times.

Isolde MacDonogh

Isolde MacDonogh is a philosophy graduate, film lover, illustrator and journalist

Victoria Mackarness

Victoria Mackarness is an Account Manager at CMS Strategic. She used to work in Parliament, and writes regularly for City AM.

James Maclaren

James Maclaren is an author and writer currently living with his wife in Beijing.

Michael Maclay

Michael Maclay is a former diplomat, journalist, and political adviser to Foreign Secretary Douglas Hurd and Bosnia High Representative Carl Bildt. He now chairs Montrose Associates, the Franco-German-British Club of Three, and...

Denis MacShane

Denis MacShane is the former Minister of Europe. His book 'Brexit: How Britain Will Leave Europe' (IB Tauris, 2015) predicted the referendum outcome. His new book ‘Brexiternity. The Uncertain Fate of Britain’ (IB Tauris-Bloomsb...

Ben MacShane

Ben MacShane is a political and business journalist based in Bogota.

George Magnus

George Magnus is the author of Red Flags: Why Xi’s China is in Jeopardy, and an associate at Oxford University’s China Centre and at SOAS.

Reagan Mashavave

Reagan Mashavave is a freelance journalist based in Harare, Zimbabwe. He has covered politics and economics in southern Africa for 15 years, for a wide range of publications, and for the French news agency AFP.

John Matisonn

John Matisonn is a veteran journalist and author of the critically acclaimed God, Spies and Lies: Finding South Africa’s future through its past.

Patrick Maxwell

Patrick Maxwell is a writer and journalist, and has written for TheArticle since 2019. He is a regular book reviewer for The Big Issue and The London Magazine, and writes on music for Classical Music Daily.

Matthew Maxwell Scott

Matthew Maxwell Scott is a former speechwriter to the directors-general of the BBC and CBI, has twice run for parliament and now runs a consumer support association and his own communications consultancy.

Nick Mazzei

Nick Mazzei is a former Conservative activist and campaigner.

Roisin McAuley

Roisin McAuley began her career as a newsreader for BBC N.I. She reported for The Irish Times, The Examiner and The Times, then for BBC radio and television documentary programmes Spotlight Newsnight, File on 4, Brass Tacks, Pa...

Ruari McCallion

Ruari McCallion has been a freelance writer for over twenty years. He has a diverse range of experience in manufacturing and other industries. His work has appeared in specialist, trade and other magazines and in national newsp...

Steven McCulloch

Steven is a veterinary surgeon with a PhD in the political representation of animals in the UK. He is currently Senior Lecturer in Human Animal Studies at the University of Winchester.

David Mckee

Born and brought up in Northern Ireland, David is a mature student at the School of Oriental and African Studies in London, studying for an MA in History. He is particularly interested in the colonial and postcolonial history o...

John McTernan

John McTernan, a political strategist and commentator, was Prime Minister Tony Blair's Director of Political Operations from 2005 to 2007.

Alan Melkman

Alan Melkman qualified as a Mechanical Engineer and was an early masters graduate from the London Business School. He spent 40+ years in business focused on international marketing and general management. He has authored two b...

Jeffrey Meyers

Jeffrey Meyers has had 33 books translated into 14 languages and seven alphabets, and been published on six continents. His publications include Scott Fitzgerald and the Jews, Midstream (January 1993); Peter Viertel’s Heroes, L...

Arthur I. Miller

Arthur I. Miller is an emeritus professor at UCL. He is a scientist and writer focusing on human and machine creativity. His most recent book, published by MIT Press, is The Artist in the Machine: The World of AI-Powered Creati...

John Mills

John Mills is an entrepreneur, economist, and author. He is founder and chairman of JML.

Noonie Minogue

Noonie Minogue is an artist, classics tutor, and translator - author of Nero the Singing Emperor and Markos Vamvakaris: the man and the Bouzouki. She has written for the TLS, the Literary Review, The Tablet and The Oldie.

Ali Miraj

Columnist, TheArticle

Ali Miraj is a political columnist, social entrepreneur, DJ and financier. He comments widely on domestic political and international affairs and regularly appears on Sky News and talkRADIO. He founded the Contrarian Prize to r...

Johannes Moehrle

Johannes Moehrle is a third-year modern languages (French and German) student at Christ Church, Oxford, who has been a prolific contributor to the university's student newspaper. He is currently living in Paris, working for a c...

Paul Morland

Dr. Paul Morland writes on demography and is a business consultant. 'Demographic Engineering: Population Strategies in Ethnic Conflict' was published in 2014 . 'The Human Tide: How Population Shaped the Modern World' was publi...

Fitzroy Morrissey

Dr Fitzroy Morrissey is a Fellow of All Souls. He is currently writing A Short History of Islamic Thought.

Iwan Rhys Morus

Iwan Rhys Morus is Professor of History at the University of Aberystwyth and the author of Nikola Tesla and the Electrical Future (Icon Books).

Darian Murray-Griffiths

Darian is currently studying at The City Law School, London, having graduated in History and Politics from Christ Church, Oxford.

Anna Nadibaidze

Anna Nadibaidze is a PhD researcher at the Centre for War Studies, University of Southern Denmark.

Michael Nazir-Ali

Bishop Michael Nazir-Ali was the 106th Bishop of Rochester, for 15 years, until September 2009. He is originally from Southwest Asia and was the first Diocesan Bishop in the Church of England born abroad. He was appointed in 19...

Nqobani Ndlovu

Nqobani Ndlovu is a journalist with over 12 years of experience in investigative journalism based in Zimbabwe. He has written for the Radio Voice of the People, Farm Radio Weekly and AllNetAfrica news agency, among others.

Joshua Neicho

Joshua Neicho is a freelance journalist, ex-Evening Standard, who works as a communications officer at a London university.

Jonathan Neumann

Jonathan Neumann writes on politics and religion. He is the author of To Heal The World? (St Martin's Press).

Jimmy Nicholls

Jimmy Nicholls has been a trade journalist for five years, including stints reporting about EU regulations for the payments industry and covering UK local government as a features editor. He also runs the the Right Dishonourabl...

Isabel Nisbet

Isabel Nisbet had a career in government and regulation and was the first CEO of Ofqual, the regulator of exams in England.

Daud Noorzai

Daud Noorzai is the former Head of the Office of President Ghani of Afghanistan, and ran his re-election campaign in 2019. Born in Afghanistan in 1977, he grew up in Germany, where his family fled after the Soviet invasion. He ...

Arthur O'Connor

Arthur is currently studying for a Masters in Terrorism and Political Violence at the University of St Andrews

Lynne O'Donnell

Lynne O'Donnell is an author, award-winning journalist, foreign correspondent and war reporter. She has an MA in War Studies from King's College London, where she is visiting research fellow at the Institute of Psychiatry, Psyc...

Jane O'Grady

Jane O’Grady co-founded, and teaches at, the London School of Philosophy. Previously she taught for Birkbeck Faculty of Continuing Education, and was a Visiting Lecturer and Senior Honorary Fellow at City University. She is phi...

Mark O'Neill

Mark was educated at New College, Oxford. He worked in Washington DC, Manchester and Belfast before moving to Hong Kong in 1978. He has lived and worked in Asia ever since, as a professor, speaker, author and journalist. His mo...

Jim O'Neill

Jim is former chairman of Goldman Sachs Asset Management and a former Conservative government minister. He was chair of Chatham House until July 2021 and coined the term BRIC.

Michael O'Sullivan

Michael O’Sullivan is the author of ‘The Levelling’, which outlines what’s next in politics, economics, finance and geopolitics in the post globalization era. He is a member of the World Economic Forum's Council on the New Econ...

Ian Oakley

Ian Oakley is a former Conservative Parliamentary candidate

David Omand

Professor Sir David Omand is the former UK Security and Intelligence Coordinator and Director GCHQ.

Jacob Osborne

Jacob is an intern at Open Europe. He recently graduated from Cambridge University with a first-class degree in History.

Kevork Oskanian

Dr Kevork Oskanian is a Honorary Research Fellow at the University of Birmingham; he obtained his PhD at the London School of Economics’ Department of International Relations, and has previously taught at the LSE and at the Uni...

Mark Palmer

Mark is founder of the change consultancy Maverick Planet. He is a global market researcher & communication strategist and guest lectures in facilitated change at UCL & School of Communication Arts

Stuart Parker

Dr. Stuart Parker is a philosopher and former teacher who has lectured on philosophy and education at London's Institute of Education, South Bank University and in Africa. He is author of Reflective Teaching in the Postmodern W...

John Penrose

John Penrose is the Conservative MP for Weston-super-Mare; the Chairman of the Conservative Policy Forum; and a Member of the Advisory Board at the Institute for Prosperity, a cross-party campaign group calling for a manufactur...

Lorna Petty

Bio: Lorna Petty is a freelance journalist based between France and the UK and is currently studying at Sciences Po, Paris.

Harry Phibbs

Harry is a political journalist. He has worked on the Londoner's Diary at the Evening Standard, and has contributed to the Guardian, Conservative Home and Brexit Central, among others. He is a former Conservative councillor.

Damien Phillips

Damien Phillips is an international and political affairs specialist, with a background in think tanks and public policy.

Vanessa Pilkington

Dr Vanessa Pilkington is a chartered consultant psychologist currently running a private practice in central London. She has 20 years experience providing psychological therapy to clients presenting with a range of mental healt...

Michael Pinto-Duschinsky

Michael Pinto-Duschinsky was senior consultant on constitutional affairs to Policy Exchange from 2012-2015. He was a member of the UK Commission on a Bill of Rights and consultant to the Committee on Standards in Public Life.

Daniel Pipes

Daniel Pipes (, @DanielPipes) is president of the Middle East Forum

Fiona Pitt-Kethley

Fiona Pitt-Kethley has published books of poetry, fiction and non-fiction. She lives in Cartagena, Spain with her husband the chess grandmaster, James Plaskett. Her next book will be published by UP Publications soon and is cal...

James Plaskett

James Plaskett is a British chess grandmaster and writer based in Spain. He is the author of Coincidences, Bad Show and Bread and the Circus, as well as nine books on chess.

Owen Polley

Owen Polley is a freelance writer and commentator. He has written for newspapers, websites and magazines including the Times, the Irish Times, the Guardian, CapX, Reaction, the Belfast Telegraph, the Belfast News Letter the Iri...

Marc Polonsky

Marc Polonsky is a retired partner of an international law firm. His practice focused on investment in the Russian hydrocarbons and infrastructure sectors.

Monica Porter

Monica Porter is a London-based journalist who has written for many British newspapers and magazines. She is also the author of five non-fiction books and currently working on her sixth, on a Second World War-related theme, to ...

James Price

James is the campaign manager at the TaxPayers' Alliance. James has represented the TPA on local, national, and international television and radio, including BBC Breakfast, Sky News, Newsnight and the Jeremy Vine Show on BBC Ra...

Vicky Pryce

Vicky Pryce is Chief Economic Adviser at the CEBR and former joint Head of the UK Government Economic Service

Louise Pryke

Dr Louise Pryke is a lecturer in Macquarie University's Ancient History Department. She is an Honorary Associate of the Department of Classics and Ancient History and the Department of Hebrew Biblical and Jewish Studies at the ...

Daniel Pryor

Daniel Pryor is Head of Programmes at the Adam Smith Institute. He has written for The Telegraph, The Guardian, The Times, CapX, The Washington Examiner, Spiked, CityMetric and more.

Bill Purdue

A.W. (Bill) Purdue was, until his retirement, Reader in British History at the Open University, where he is now a Visiting Reader. He is the author of many books and articles, including single volume histories of the First and ...

David Quinn

David Quinn is an Irish social and religious commentator. He is a columnist with The Sunday Times (Ireland edition).

Saqib Qureshi

Dr. Saqib Qureshi is a senior business strategist and expert on democratic policy development who has advised governments in Canada, London, Washington DC and Dubai. His forthcoming book is The Broken Contract: Making Our Democ...

Lucy Rae

Lucy Rae has been Director and Spokesperson for Human Rights Advocacy for Grant Liberty for just over a year. She has also worked for its sister charity Forgotten Women since 2017.

Jason Reed

Jason Reed is the UK liaison at Young Voices, a policy fellow with the Consumer Choice Center and a communications adviser for the British Conservation Alliance. He writes for the Times, the Telegraph, the Independent and many ...

Clare Rewcastle Brown

Clare Rewcastle Brown is a Sarawak-born former British television journalist who set out to expose the corruption driving deforestation in Southeast Asia through her investigative online site The Sarawak Report. She is the foun...

Marina Rigou

Marina Rigou has been a journalist for more than 32 years and has worked for many organisations like Greece's Public Broadcaster, Flash Radio, USA Today, The Christian Science Monitor, Global Post, and many others. Rigou is als...

Diane Roberts

Diane Roberts is a writer and broadcaster, author of four books, most recently, "Tribal: College Football and the Secret Heart of America". She teaches at Florida State University in Tallahassee

Geoffrey Robertson

Geoffrey Robertson QC is a former UN Appeal Judge and author of 'Rather His Own Man: In Court with Tyrants, Tarts and Troublemakers' (Biteback).

Chelsea Rocks

Chelsea is a Scottish journalist, with experience working freelance and as staff for various national and local publishers. Previously, she worked as a Communications and Media Manager at the Scottish Parliament, with a passion...

Andrei Rogobete

Andrei Rogobete is the Associate Director of The Centre for Enterprise, Markets and Ethics, a research think-tank based in Oxford. He is the author of several publications, including "Ethics in Global Business: Building Moral C...

Mark Ronan

Mark Ronan is Emeritus Professor of Mathematics at the University of Illinois at Chicago and Honorary Professor of Mathematics at University College London. Mark also writes essays and book reviews, particularly for Standpoint ...

Calum Rosie

Calum Rosie is an Edinburgh based writer, and political correspondent for Immigration Advice Service.

Patrick Rudden

Patrick is a former chief investment officer and institutional investment consultant. He is currently a non-executive director and a Chartered Financial Analyst.

Manmeet Sahni

Manmeet Sahni is a freelance journalist and writer currently based in Brooklyn, New York. She writes about politics, human rights, inequality, and social movements.

Joshua Salisbury

Josh Salisbury is a journalist at Southwark News. He has also written for the Guardian, the Observer, Private Eye, PinkNews, and the New Statesman.

Lord Sarfraz

Aamer Sarfraz is a Conservative Member of the House of Lords and a Member of the Science and Technology Committee. He is a former Conservative Party Treasurer, the founder of Better Grain and, at 39, is one of the youngest peer...

Morgan Schondelmeier

Morgan is Head of Development at the Adam Smith Institute, a neoliberal think tank. Prior to her work in think tanks, she obtained a Masters in International Political Economy from King’s College London and an undergraduate deg...

Neil Scolding

Professor Neil Scolding is the Burden Professor and Director of the Bristol Institute of Clinical Neurosciences. He is currently based at Learning and Research, Southmead Hospital. Neil writes in a personal capacity and his vie...

Paul Scully

Paul Scully is the Conservative Party's Vice Chairman for the London region.

Jenn Selby

Jenn Selby is a freelance journalist and women’s rights campaigner.

Andrew Sentance

Andrew Sentance, a former Member of the Bank of England’s Monetary Policy Committee, is Senior Adviser at Cambridge Econometrics.

Elena Shalneva

Elena Shalneva is a philologist and writer. Her essays on literature, philosophy and society have appeared in the Daily Telegraph, Quillette, Standpoint Magazine, and City AM. She is a Lecturer at King’s College, London.

Rohit Sharma


Rohit Sharma is a Journalist with 20 years of experience. He has worked with leading news channels of India.

George Shealy

George is a freelance journalist currently studying History and Political Science at the University of Birmingham.

Duncan Simpson

Duncan Simpson is the research director of the TaxPayers' Alliance, a campaign group which supports lower taxes, more government transparency and an end to wasteful government spending. Duncan has written on many areas of pu...

Imogen Sinclair

Imogen works for the Centre for Social Justice to engage poverty-fighting organisations in the work of the think tank. She holds a degree in Philiosophy from Newcastle University and has worked as a Parliamentary Assistant to a...

Hardeep Singh

Hardeep Singh is a freelance journalist, Deputy-Director of the Network of Sikh Organisations and Assistant Editor of The Sikh Messenger. He has written for The Telegraph, The Telegraph Magazine, The Spectator, Guardian, The In...

James Smith

James A. Smith teaches at Royal Holloway, University of London. His Other People’s Politics: Populism to Corbynism is out with Zer0 Books in the summer.

Arthur Snell

Arthur Snell served in the British Foreign Office from 1998 - 2014 in Yemen, Iraq and Afghanistan, among other places. He now runs a risk management company.

Laszlo Solymar

Laszlo is an Emeritus Fellow of Hertford College, Oxford, Emeritus Professor at the University of Oxford and Visiting Professor and Senior Research Fellow at Imperial College, London.

James Sorene

James Sorene is CEO of the Britain Israel Communications and Research Centre, Executive Editor of Fathom Journal and an analyst of Middle East political and security issues. He was previously a Senior Civil Servant, Deputy Dire...

Benedict Spence

Benedict Spence is a freelance journalist living in London, focusing on British, European and Middle Eastern politics.

Tom Spencer

Tom Spencer is a Young Voices contributor. Tom is also chief organiser for the London Neoliberals, part of the Progressive Policy Institute, and sits as Vice-Chair of International Chapters on its steering committee.

Peter Stanford

Peter Stanford is a writer, journalist and broadcaster, known for his investigations into the history, theology and cultural significance of religious ideas, which include a biography of the Devil, a travellers’ guide to heaven...

Kathleen Stock

Kathleen Stock is a professor of philosophy at the University of Sussex. She has written on the subject of gender for the Economist, the Daily Mail and a number of French magazines.

David Stone

David Stone is Emeritus Professor of Paediatric Epidemiology at the University of Glasgow, UK. His previous positions included Senior Lecturer in Epidemiology at Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Israel (1981-85), and Senior ...

Laetitia Strauch-Bonart

Laetitia Strauch-Bonart is a French author and a journalist for the magazine Le Point. She has written on Conservatism and translated Roger Scruton's book 'How to Be a Conservative' into French.

Walter Stresemann

Walter Stresemann is a Geneva-based adviser with over 30 years’ experience in wealth planning and family governance. He is the founder and managing director of Magnolia Private Office.

Paola Subacchi

Paola Subacchi, Professor of International Economics at the University of London’s Queen Mary Global Policy Institute, is the author, most recently of The Cost of Free Money (Yale University Press, 2020)

Michael Taube

Michael Taube is a Troy Media syndicated columnist and Washington Times contributor and was a speechwriter for Stephen Harper, the former prime minister of Canada. Michael holds a Master’s degree in comparative politics from th...

Gabor Temes

Gabor C. Temes is Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Oregon State University, Corvallis, US

Isabella Thomas

Bella Thomas worked for Politica Exterior in Madrid in the 1990s. She was Programme Director of the Ax:son Johnson Foundation, and founder of the Aspen Initiative, UK.

Richard Tierney

Richard Tierney is a Presentation Coach. He wrote The Introverted Presenter for Apress (New York) as well as numerous magazine articles. He was formerly a content producer for events working for more than 60 of the FTSE100 in o...

Nigel Tollerman

Nigel is a consultant, sommelier, writer, and lover of unusual wines with a particular soft spot for Argentina.

Robert Tombs

Robert P. Tombs is a British historian of France, and is Professor Emeritus of French history at the University of Cambridge and a fellow of St John's College.

Connor Tomlinson

Connor Tomlinson is the Policy Director for the British Conservation Alliance, and a Young Voices UK contributor. He appears regularly in American Spectator and on talkRadio. Follow him on Twitter: @Con_Tomlinson

John Torode

John Torode was a political commentator, leader writer and political ghost writer for ten years at the Daily Mail. He was originally a labour expert at the Financial Times, labour editor, Leader writer, columnist and Diary edit...

Gregory Treverton

Gregory F. Treverton stepped down as Chair of the U.S. National Intelligence Council in January 2017. He is now Professor of the Practice at Dornsife College, University of Southern California, chair of the Global TechnoPolitic...

Karen Treverton

Karen Treverton is former Special Assistant to the President of RAND, and manager of the RAND Terrorism Database

Raphael Tsavkko Garcia

Raphael is a Brazilian freelance journalist. His writing has been published by The Washington Post, Foreign Policy, Quillette, Areo, among other news outlets.

Julian Turner

Julian is an NCTJ-trained journalist who has worked at The Straits Times in Singapore, the Bangkok Post and the Nottingham Post. He has also provided live television commentary for world championship boxing.

Jean Twenge

Jean Twenge is a professor of psychology at San Diego State University.

Henry Tydeman

Henry Tydeman is a freelance journalist and musician. He has written for The Backbencher and Huffington Post

Olivia Utley

Olivia Utley is a political journalist who was previously News Editor at Reaction. She has written for the Times, the Telegraph, City AM, CapX, Reaction, the Sun and Standpoint, and has appeared as a political commentator on LB...

Catherine Utley

Catherine Utley was a broadcast journalist at the BBC between 1983 and 2012.

Paul Vallely

Paul Vallely is the author of the highly-acclaimed history Philanthropy – from Aristotle to Zuckerberg. Vallely also wrote Pope Francis: the Struggle for the Soul of Catholicism. All are published by Bloomsbury. As a journalis...

Vidya Venkat

Vidya Venkat is a PhD scholar in Social Anthropology at SOAS, University of London.

Nicholas Veron

Nicolas Véron is a French economist. He is a Senior Fellow at Bruegel in Brussels, which he co-founded in 2002-05, and at the Peterson Institute for International Economics in Washington DC, which he joined in 2009.

Spike Vrusho

Spike Vrusho is an American sports journalist currently working as a taxi driver.

Jason Walsh

Jason Walsh is a reporter based in Paris. He has contributed to the Times, the Irish Times, the Irish Examiner, the Straits Times, El Mundo, El Independiente and many other newspapers, and is the former Ireland correspondent of...

Dominic Walsh

Dominic Walsh is a policy analyst at the think-tank Open Europe.

Sean Walsh

Sean Walsh has a PhD in the philosophy of mind/artificial intelligence and has taught philosophy at tertiary level in several universities. He now lives in Wiltshire where he works with recovering addicts and writes about and r...

Peter Warburton

Peter Warburton has worked as an applied economist in the UK since 1975, starting out as a researcher at the London Business School. He gained his PhD from City University in 1987 and has worked as a City economist for Lehman B...

Oliver Ward

Oliver Ward is a writer based in London. He studied political science at the university of Sussex

Liv Warden

Liv Warden is an actor and playwright. Her play, The Anomaly, was shown at the Old Red Lion.

John Ware

John Ware is a British journalist, author, and investigative reporter. He was a reporter on the BBC public affairs documentary programme Panorama from 1986 to 2012. Ware has also written for the Sunday Telegraph, Sunday Times, ...

Nigel West

Nigel West is the author of Codeword OVERLORD. He is a military historian specialising in security and intelligence issues.

Jane Weston Vauclair

Dr Jane Weston Vauclair is a researcher, teacher and translator based in Paris. She is the author of the book 'De Charlie Hebdo à #Charlie: Enjeux, histoire, perspectives'.

Daniel Wolf

Daniel Wolf is a documentary film-maker and freelance journalist. He has two degrees from Cambridge, in English Literature and Economics, and has produced some 40 documentaries for the BBC, Channel 4 and other channels. His art...

Sophia Worringer

Sophia Worringer is the Deputy Policy Director at the Centre for Social Justice and a former parliamentary aide. Sophia is writing in a personal capacity.

Mrs Y

"Mrs Y" is a writer who lives in New York City

Noel Yaxley

Noel is a freelance writer and political commentator. His work has been published in numerous publications such as CapX, Spiked, Comment Central and Reaction

Peter Young

Peter Young was previously the Head of Research at the Adam Smith Institute. He writes on foreign and economic policy issues

Dov. S. Zakheim

Dov S. Zakheim was Under Secretary of defense in the first George W. Bush administration and Deputy Under Secretary of defense in the second Reagan Administration. He currently is a senior advisor at the Center for Strategic an...

Rainer Zitelmann

Rainer Zitelmann is a historian and sociologist. His latest book is In Defence Of Capitalism.

John Zylinski

John Zylinski (aka “the Polish Prince”) sprang to public notice when he challenged Nigel Farage to a duel (with swords) in Hyde Park in 2015. He then stood in the 2016 London Mayoral election and fielded 50 “Polish Pride” cand...