John Wrathmell is an Economic Adviser to WPI specialising in devolution. His recent projects have included work on the devolution of employment support, and on fiscal policies and higher education funding.
Prior to that he was Head of Economic Policy at the Labour Party, where he worked directly to the Party Leader and Shadow Chancellor on policy areas across Treasury, Work & Pensions and Business, and an Economic Adviser at HM Treasury. At the Treasury he led work on capital taxation, productivity and the taxation of small businesses. He has an MSc in Economics from Birkbeck College, London.