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Beatrice Andrews

22 september 2016

Beatrice is Head of Operations in the Policy Lab in the UK Cabinet Office. She is a policy maker with 15 years’ experience in government and public bodies who has spent the last three years immersed in the design world. She has worked at the Policy Lab since its inception in 2014, helping turn the Lab from abstract concept into a strong unit that has run twelve major projects and worked with over 4000 civil servants. Beatrice manages the Lab’s operations and runs projects tackling complex policy challenges with departments including Education, Work & Pensions and International Trade. Beatrice previously worked in the Efficiency & Reform Group in the Cabinet Office and before that in the Social Investment team, where she set up a programme of support to help social enterprises become investment-ready. Prior to joining the Cabinet Office, she was head of policy at the Big Lottery Fund.