Ben Howlett is the Director of Public Policy Projects, providing practical policy analysis and development to the health, care and other public services.
He was the Member of Parliament for Bath from 2015 to 2017 and Chair of the first Parliamentary Group for Rare, Genetic and Undiagnosed Conditions. Ben also Chaired the Stroke Group and supported the personalised medicines and data analytics groups.
During his time in Parliament he led on the work with No.10 to integrate housing with health and social care. Ben built strong expertise in the life-sciences, pharmaceuticals, health and care public policy spaces.
Prior to entering Parliament Ben worked alongside the NHS and the wider public sector providing consultancy support. He has worked on a range of cross party Select Committee inquiries into a number of issues including Meningitis and Brain Tumours.
Public Policy Projects is independent and cross-party bringing together public and private sector leaders, investors, policy makers and commentators with a common interest in the future of local public policy.