Ken Warwick is an economist and independent consultant specialising in industry economics, innovation, economic appraisal and evaluation. He has undertaken studies for the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development and the World Bank on industrial policy and innovation. He also lectures at the University of Warwick.
Ken is a former member of the board of the Government Economic Service and was Director of Economics in the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills. He served as Chief Economist and Acting Director General, Economics there during 2010. He has also worked as a senior economist in the Foreign and Commonwealth Office and the International Monetary Fund in Washington.
Member, Regulatory Policy Committee
The Regulatory Policy Committee consists of 8 independent experts with experience and current knowledge of business, employee, consumer and economics issues. Members were appointed after an open competition which followed the Commissioner for Public Appointments’ code of practice.