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Central Lobby Members provide information, opinion and analysis on a wide range of public policy issues. More information from each Member can be found via the links below.
Action for Children supports and speaks out for the most vulnerable and neglected children and young people in the UK.
Matthew Downie, Head of Parliamentary and Public Affairs
Tel: 07590 417747
Age UK is the new force combining Age Concern and Help the Aged. We are working for a better later life today and tomorrow.
Jen Pufky, Public Affairs Adviser
Tel: 020 303 31495
Airbus is a leading aircraft manufacturer with the most modern and comprehensive family of airliners on the market.
Joe Graffham, Political Affairs Assistant
Tel: 0117 936 2826
The ASA is the English national governing body for swimming, diving, water polo, open water and synchronised swimming.
Dave Richards, British Swimming Media Manager
Tel: 01509 632 237
The Assessment and Qualifications Alliance (AQA) is the UK`s leading Awarding Body responsible for around half of all GCE A-level and GCSE exams taken by students in the UK.
Cat Payne, Communications Executive
Tel: 01483 477910
The Association of British Bookmakers is the UK`s leading trade association for off-course bookmakers. Together our members operate around 7,000 betting shops and 80% of the market.
Peter Craske, PR Manager
Tel: 020 7434 2111
The ABI provides leadership on issues affecting the future and image of insurance companies.
Matthew Jupp, Parliamentary Affairs Officer
Tel: 020 7216 7327
ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) is the global body for professional accountants.
Petros Fassoulas, Head of Policy, Europe and Americas
The Association of Employment and Learning Providers is recognised as the voice of independent learning providers throughout England.
Tel: 0117 9865389
The Association of Former Members of Parliament is not about jobs it is about keeping old soldiers of the regiment together, able to give specialist advice and help for their widowed partners too.
Sally Grocott, Executive Officer
Tel: 020 7219 8207
The Babraham Institute undertakes innovative biomedical research to discover the molecular mechanisms that underlie normal cellular processes during development and ageing, and to understand how, over lifetime, their failure or abnormality may lead to disease.
Dr Claire Cockcroft, Head of External Relations
Tel: 01223 496260
Blue Cross is dedicated to improving the lives of unwanted and needy animals.
Rachel Cunningham, Public Affairs Manager
Tel: 0207 932 4068
Breakthrough Breast Cancer is a pioneering charity dedicated to the prevention, treatment and ultimate eradication of breast cancer.
Ross Kester, Public Affairs Manager
Tel: 020 7025 2494
BATA is the trade association for UK-registered airlines. Our members cover a wide range of airline services, carry more than 86 million passengers, 1 million tonnes of cargo and produce over 80 per cent of UK airline output.
Simon Buck, Chief Executive
Tel: 020 7222 9494
BANT is a non-profit organisation, incorporated in 1997 as a Company Limited by Guarantee, which acts as a professional body for nutritional therapy practitioners.
Melanie de Grooth, BANT Administrator/General Manager
Tel: 0870 606 1284
British Gas is the UK`s number one residential gas and electricity supplier, supplying a third of all households.
Katherine Mercer, Senior Public Affairs Manager
Tel: 07979 567306
The British Group, Inter-Parliamentary Union seeks to advance the parliamentary dimension of Britain?s foreign relations. The BGIPU seeks to engage parliamentarians in key global issues and works to expand awareness and understanding of foreign relations and the contribution to be made by the UK Parliament to consolidate parliamentary democracy worldwide.
Rick Nimmo, Director
Our vision is of a world in which people do not die prematurely of heart disease.We will achieve this through our pioneering research, our vital prevention activity and by ensuring quality care and support for people living with heart disease.
Tel: 020 7554 0154
The British Lung Foundation works to campaign for improvements in all areas of lung health including awareness, treatment, care and research.
Alistair Martin, Press and Campaigns Manager
Tel: 0207 688 5563
The British Red Cross helps people in crisis, whoever and wherever they are. We are part of a global voluntary network, responding to conflicts, natural disasters and individual emergencies.
Daniel Rubio, Public Affairs Adviser
Tel: 0207 877 7051
The British Retail Consortium (BRC) is the leading trade association for the retail industry and represents every type of retailer in the UK, from the large multiples and department stores through to independents.
Nicola Heath, Public Affairs Adviser, Food and Sustainability
Tel: 020 7854 8936
We are the national representative body for the veterinary profession. In promoting and supporting the interests of our members, and the animals under their care, we are committed to developing and maintaining channels of communication not least with government, parliamentarians and the media. .
Nadin Sajakow, Press Officer
Tel: 020 7908 6340
Bupa`s purpose is to help people lead longer, healthier, happier lives. We do this by providing a broad range of healthcare services, support and advice to people throughout their lives.
Andrew Palmer, Corporate Affairs Manager
Tel: 020 7656 2545
Calor Gas began operating in 1935 with the aim of bringing clean, efficient and modern energy solutions to homes and businesses across Great Britain.
Paul Blacklock, Head of Strategy and Corporate Affairs
Tel: 01926 318886
CPRE exists to promote the tranquillity, diversity and beauty of rural England by encouraging the sustainable use of land and other natural resources in town and country.
Adam Royle, Senior Parliamentary Officer
Tel: 020 7981 2837
CRY raises awareness of young sudden cardiac death and sudden death syndrome (YSCD, SDS, SADS), and offers support to those who have suffered a loss through a network of affected families and counselling.
Alison Cox MBE, Founder and Chief Executive
Tel: 01737 363 222
Carers Trust works to improve support, services and recognition for anyone living with the challenges of caring, unpaid, for a family member or friend who is ill, frail, disabled or has mental health or addiction problems.
Emma Smale, Senior Policy and Parliamentary Officer
Tel: 07896 291822
CLCH is London's largest community healthcare NHS Trust, and works within the boroughs of Barnet, Hammersmith and Fulham, Kensington and Chelsea, and Westminster.
Esme Gibbins, Communications Manager, Media and Public Affairs
Tel: 020 7798 1422
Chance UK is an early intervention charity that reduces crime and anti-social behaviour through mentoring.
Gracia McGrath OBE, Chief Executive
Tel: 020 7281 5858 ext. 209
The CIEH is a registered charity which exists to promote better environmental and public health.
Bob Mayho, Principal Policy Officer
Tel: 020 7827 5860
The Chartered Institution of Wastes Management (CIWM) is the waste and resource management industry`s leading professional body, representing over 7,000 individual professionals in the UK and overseas.
Pat Jennings, Communications Advisor
Tel: 01604 620 426
The Chartered Insurance Institute is the world`s largest professional body dedicated to insurance and financial services, with over 92,000 members in 150 countries.
Daniel Pedley, Public Affairs Manager
Tel: 020 7417 4450
The Chartered Management Institute is the only chartered professional body that is dedicated to management and leadership.
Patrick Woodman, Policy and Research Manager
Tel: 020 7421 2704
Childnet International is a UK-based charity working domestically and internationally to help make the Internet a great and safe place for children and young people, alongside enabling them to use interactive technologies safely and responsibly.
Lucinda Fell, Policy and Communications Manager
Tel: 020 7639 6967
We are the UK`s leading charity dedicated to fighting childhood cancer.
Caroline Hampden-White, Head of Campaigns
Tel: 020 7404 0808
The cross-party campaign to achieve urgently and sustainably full compliance with World Health Organisation guidelines for air quality throughout London and elsewhere.
Simon Birkett, Founder and Director
Tel: +44 20 7193 2474
Coca-Cola Enterprises, Inc. is the world's third largest independent Coca-Cola bottler. In Great Britain (GB) Coca-Cola Enterprises Ltd (CCE) employs around 4,400 people across England, Scotland and Wales at manufacturing sites, offices and depots.
James Clark, Public Affairs Manager
Tel: 01895 844 828
The Community Development Foundation (CDF) is a charity and social enterprise that is passionate about helping communities. We have unique expertise in using community development to strengthen local voices, improve people's lives and create better places to live.
Jenny Olsen, Director, Communications and Marketing
Tel: 020 7812 1572
The Confederation of Paper Industries is the leading organisation working on behalf of the UK's paper-related industry.
Annabel Cotton, Communications Manager
Tel: 01793 889612
Throughout 2011 the Dods Transport & Infrastructure Dialogue brought together key organisations and individuals to discuss the role of a modern transport infrastructure in generating economic growth. In 2012 we are aiming to take this discussion further, and reach out to the regions.
Joe Chapman, Head of Campaigns Research and Events
Tel: 020 7593 5692
The Construction Products Association acts as a single, influential voice for the manufacturers and suppliers of construction products.
Nicola Smith - External Affairs Manager
Tel: 020 7323 7247
The CML represents around 98% of the UK residential mortgage lending industry. Our members are helping over 11.5 million households to buy their homes.
Michelle Vosper, Public Affairs Manager
Tel: 020 7438 8926
The Commonwealth Parliamentary Association UK Branch (CPA UK) undertakes international parliamentary outreach on behalf of the Houses of Parliament and the wider CPA.
Julia Beck, Communications Officer
Tel: 020 7219 5376
The Crop Protection Association (CPA) is a key voice of the UK Plant Science Industry. We promote the role of modern plant science in safeguarding our food supply from seed to shelf.
Wendy Gray, Communications Manager
Tel: 01733 355374
The Cross Party Inquiry into Childhood Leukaemia and EMF was set up to consider in detail the evidence for an association between Electric and Magnetic Fields (EMF) from High Voltage Overhead Transmission Lines (HVOTL) and an increased risk of childhood leukaemia and determine what should be done.
Catherine Nestor, Secretary of the Inquiry
Tel: 020 7930 3581
Dignity in Dying campaigns to alleviate unnecessary suffering at the end of life by promoting greater choice, control, protection and access to services; including a change in the law to allow assisted dying for dying, mentally competent adults, within safeguards.
James Harris, Director of Campaigns & Communications
Tel: 020 7479 7739
The Dods Innovation Panel is a leading hub of opinion on what industry and government can do to stimulate innovation into the UK economy and drive our international competitiveness in advanced manufacturing.
Alexandra Goody, Campaigns and Communications Manager
Tel: 0207 593 5767
East Thames is a registered social landlord and social regeneration charity with more than 13,500 homes.
Fiona McEwan, PR and Communications Manager
Tel: 0208 522 2042
EBLEX is the organisation for beef and lamb levy payers in England.
James Wilde, Communications Manager
Tel: 024 7647 8835
The Electrical Safety Council (ESC), is a campaigning charity dedicated to preventing deaths, injuries and damage caused by electricity.
Emma Apter, Head of Communications
Tel: 020 3463 5126
The English Federation of Disability Sport (EFDS) is the national body for disabled people in sport and physical activity throughout England
Tel: 01509 227750
The Food and Drink Federation is the voice of the UK food and drink industry, the largest manufacturing sector in the country.
Andrew Williams, Public Affairs Intern
Tel: 020 7420 7127
The GOC is the regulator for the optical professions in the UK. Our purpose is to protect the public by promoting high standards of education, performance and conduct amongst opticians. We currently register around 24,000 optometrists, dispensing opticians, student opticians and optical businesses.
Simon Grier, GOC Communications Officer.
Tel: 020 7580 3898
The Glass and Glazing Federation (GGF) is a trade association representing companies who make, supply or fit, glass and glass related products.
James Lee, Marketing & Communications Manager
Tel: 0207 939 9114
GMB is a general trade union protecting people at work throughout the UK.
Heidi Benzing, Political Liaison Officer
Tel: 020 8947 3131
Dods is working alongside a group of organisations to build a dialogue with DECC around the detail of the Green Deal and how it will impact on them, as well as examining how they can help to make it a success.
David Tripepi-Lewis, Communication Manager
Tel: 0207 593 5661
We are a regulator and our job is to protect the health and wellbeing of people who use the services of the health professionals registered with us.
Jacqueline Ladds, Director of Communications
Tel: 020 7840 9782
The Dods Healthcare Dialogue examines the role of technology in improving the health of the nation.
Lauren Jones, Campaigns and Events Project Manager
Tel: 0207 593 5667
Hire Association Europe was formed in 1973 and had led the way in representing the diverse UK hire industry.
Mark Bradshaw, Policy & Public Affairs
Tel: 0121 380 4621
Home-Start exists because isolation, bereavement, divorce, disability, mental or physical illness, or simply failing to cope as a parent can affect anyone, anywhere. And if they affect a family with young children, they can push that family over the edge. Children can be affected for the rest of their lives. Communities suffer.
Annie O Brian, Head of Communications:
Tel: 07917 392 130
Homeless Link is the national membership organisation for frontline homelessness agencies in England. Our mission is to be a catalyst that will help to bring an end to homelessness.
Jacqui McClusky: Director of Policy and Knowledge
Tel: 0207 840 4429
Homes for Britain is a united voice for housing. We have come together for the first time to put housing where it belongs ? top of the political agenda.
Institute for Learning (IfL) is the independent professional body for teachers and trainers in further education (FE) and skills.
Lindsay Baugh, IfL press office
Tel: 01707 392552
The IAM is the UK's largest independent road safety charity, dedicated to improving standards and safety in driving, motorcycling and cycling.
Ben Schofield, Communications manager
Tel: 020 8996 9628
ICS is the independent professional body for customer service. Leading customer service performance and professionalism, ICS is the authoritative voice of customer service - the catalyst for all those whose focus is on the delivery of world-class service experiences.
Brian Weston, Director of Marketing and Communications
Tel: 01206 216180
With some 160,000 members worldwide, the Institution of Engineering and Technology is one of the premier societies for professional engineers.
Darren Gladwin, Senior Administrative Officer
Tel: 01438 765690
The Insulin Dependent Diabetes Trust (IDDT) is a registered charity and was formed in 1994. The indefinite supply of natural animal insulin remains its primary objective.
Beverley Freeman, Charity Co-ordinator
Tel: 01604 622837
The IMA is the trade body for the UK`s three trillion pound asset management industry.
Mona Patel, Head of Communications
Tel: 020 7831 0898
Johnson Matthey is a speciality chemicals company focused on its core skills in catalysts, precious metals and speciality chemicals.
Ian Godwin, Director, Investor Relations & Corporate Communications
Tel: 020 7269 8410
Justice4Genocide is urging the British Government to recognise that the mass murder of Kurdish people in Iraq was genocide.
Katarina Vojtovicova, Director of Genocide Affairs & Policy Research
Tel: 0203 301 8373
KPMG LLP in the UK is a leading provider of professional services, which include audit, tax, financial and risk advisory.
Lisa Hayley-Jones, Political Relations Senior Manager
Tel: 020 7694 3209
The Law Commission is the statutory independent body created by the Law Commissions Act 1965 to keep the law under review and to recommend reform where it is needed.
Phil Hodgson, Head of Communications
Tel: 020 3334 0230
The Law Society represents solicitors in England and Wales. From negotiating with and lobbying the profession`s regulators, government and others, to offering training and advice, we`re here to help, protect and promote solicitors across England and Wales.
Richard Messingham, Public Affairs Unit
Tel: 020 7320 5858
The Legal Ombudsman has been set up by law as an independent public body. Our job is to resolve legal complaints in a fair, open, effective, shrewd and independent way.
Sarah Willis, External Relations Officer
Tel: 0121 245 3100
The Legatum Institute is an independent, non-partisan organisation that researches and advocates an expansive understanding of global prosperity.
In 1997, local government came together and created the Local Government Association to be its voice in the national arena.
London First is a highly influential business organisation which campaigns to make London the best city in the world in which to do business.
Guy Matthews, Public Affairs Officer
Tel: 020 7665 1422
We are the specialist support charity for people with all forms of macular disease, dedicated to helping people with macular disease live independent and fulfilled lives. We work to raise awareness of the condition and we fight for better care for patients.
Cathy Yelf, Head, External Relations
Tel: 01264 321976
The Dods UK Manufacturing Dialogue is a policy forum designed to fuel discussion on the role of the industry in helping to rebalance the country`s post-recession economy.
Joe Chapman, Head of Campaigns, Research and Events,
Tel: 0207 593 5692
The Medical Defence Union (MDU), is the UK`s leading medical defence organisation. We are a mutual not-for-profit organisation and our role is to protect the professional reputations of our members; doctors, dentists and other healthcare professionals.
Mary-Lou Nesbitt, Head of Governmental & External Relations
Tel: 020 7202 1534
Mind is the leading mental health charity in England and Wales.
We provide advice and support to empower anyone experiencing a mental health problem. We campaign to improve services, raise awareness and promote understanding.
Louise Kirsh, Parliamentary Manager
The MPA is the trade association for the aggregates, asphalt, cement, concrete, lime, mortar & silica sand industries.
Elizabeth Clements, Communications Special Adviser
Tel: 020 7963 8006
Moat is a housing association providing affordable homes in thriving communities for people in the South East of England.
Angelo Sommariva, Public Affairs & Policy Manager
Tel: 0845 359 6866
The Mott MacDonald Group is an international engineering, management and development consultancy.
Christina de Burgh-Milne, Assistant Media Relations Officer
Tel: 0208 774 3639
The NAPIT Group in conjunction with the NAPIT Trade Association have been setting industry standards within the electrical sector for 20 years and aim to keep doing so for the next 20.
Jenny Gaunt, press enquiries
Tel: 01623 812971
The NASUWT is the only TUC-affiliated teachers` union to represent teachers in England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales and has members in all sectors from early years to further education and represents teachers in all roles including heads and deputies.
Chris Weavers, Principal Official (Parliamentary and Trade Union Liaison)
Tel: 020 7420 9670
The National Audit Office scrutinises public spending on behalf of Parliament.
Rob Prideaux, Director of Parliamentary Relations
Tel: 0207 798 774
The National Autistic Society (NAS) is the UK`s leading charity for people affected by autism. We have around 20,000 members and 100 branches that are at the heart of what we do. We provide a wide range of advice, information, support and specialist services to 100,000 people each year.
Debbie Moss, Public Affairs Manager
Tel: 020 7923 5772
The aim of National Care Leavers' Week is to ensure that the issues which affect care leavers remain at the forefront of the minds of both national legislators and local commissioners of services.
Janet Rich, National Care Leavers' Week Coordinator
Tel: 01678 540 598
The National Federation of Builders (NFB) represents over 1,500 members, which are primarily small to medium size enterprises (SMEs). We offer a range of services to our members to provide a complete package of support.
Sameena Thompson, External Affairs Director
Tel: 08450 578 160
The National Landlords Association exists to protect and promote the interests of private residential landlords.
Chris Norris, Policy Manager
Tel: 0207 840 8907
Network Rail is the owner and operator of Britain`s railway, which includes the tracks, signals, tunnels, bridges, viaducts, level crossings and 18 key stations which include the major London terminals. We aim to provide a safe, reliable and efficient railway for freight and passenger trains to use.
Philippa Latimer, Public Affairs Manager,
Tel: 020 3356 9163
NHS Blood and Transplant (NHSBT) is a Special Health Authority, dedicated to saving and improving lives through the wide range of services we provide to the NHS.
Tel: 01923 486843
NOAH represents the UK animal medicine industry: its aim is to promote the benefits of safe, effective, quality medicines for the health and welfare of all animals.
Alison Glennon, Communications Manager
Tel: 020 8370 3683
Alastair Evans, Communications Officer
Tel: 020 7766 6645
During 2012 Dods is running a series of events across the UK to look in more detail at the challenges and opportunities faced by in encouraging economic growth.
pfeg (Personal Finance Education Group) is the UK`s leading organisation helping schools to plan and teach children and young people how to manage their money now and in the future. A registered charity, it values its independence and integrity.
Kat Hodgkinson, Campaigns Manager
Tel: 0207 330 9488
The Police Federation of England and Wales is the body that represents the interests of 140,000 police officers including constables, sergeants, inspectors and chief inspectors.
Emma Bingham, Public Affairs and Policy Adviser
Tel: 01372 352043
Policy Connect is a not for profit organisation which bridges Parliament and industry to promote effective policy in five key areas: skills; environment; health; sustainability; and design.
Peter Barrett, Communications Manager
Tel: 020 7202 8587
The Dods Professional Bodies Dialogue brings together five of these institutions to examine the perceptions of MPs and decision makers towards the role of professional bodies and the work they do.
David Tripepi-Lewis, Senior Communications Manager
Tel: 020 7593 5661
The PSHE Association is the subject association for all professionals working in PSHE education.
John Dillon, Marketing and Communications Manager
Tel: 020 7922 7950
The Dods Renewable Energy Dialogue is bringing together a group of organisations including DONG Energy, Renewable UK and Vestas with the political community to debate the economic viability of renewable, and specifically wind energy, as a legitimate and sustainable alternative to fossil-fuel based supplies.
Grete Luxbacher, Campaigns and Projects Executive
Tel: 0207 593 5688
The College is the guardian of excellence in all aspects of ophthalmic practice for the benefit of the public.
Kathy Evans, Chief Executive
Tel: 020 7935 0702
The RCVS is the regulatory body for veterinary surgeons in the UK.
Anthony Roberts, Policy & Public Affairs Officer
Tel: 020 7202 0735
We are the UK's leading charity offering information, support and advice to over two million people with sight loss.
Helen Dearman, Parliamentary Officer
Tel: 020 7391 2083
Scope is a charity that supports disabled people and their families.
Elliot Dunster, Parliamentary Manager
Tel: 020 7619 7342
Skills for Justice is the sector skills council covering all employers, employees and volunteers working in the UK justice system.
Theresa Morrison, Marketing & Communications Manager
Tel: 0114 231 7375
Spinal Research is the UK's leading charity dedicated to funding medical research around the world to develop reliable treatments for paralysis caused by a broken back or neck.
Jonathan Miall, Chief Executive
Tel: 01483 898786
This dialogue will examine the steps being taken by the industry to innovate and create new approaches to low carbon transport to the benefit of the low carbon economy.
The Technology Strategy Board is the UK innovation agency and acts as the prime channel through which the Government incentivises business-led technology innovation. It has a leadership role to stimulate technology development and innovation for the benefit of UK business in the areas which offer the greatest potential for boosting UK growth.
Dr Lindsey Weston
Government and Parliamentary Analyst
Tel: 01793 442700
In partnership, Dods and InHouse Connex have developed a revolutionary way to empower business to engage directly with Government Ministers, as well as large numbers of stakeholders, in a time-efficient and cost-effective manner.
Philip Eisenhart, MD, Dods Engagement
Tel: 020 7593 5625
The King's Fund is a charity that seeks to understand how the health system in England can be improved. Using that insight, we help to shape policy, transform services and bring about behaviour change.
Patrick South, Head of Press and Public Affairs
Tel: 020 7307 2585
The Work Foundation aims to be the leading independent, international authority on work and its future, influencing policy and practice for the benefit of society
Anna Kharbanda, Media Officer
Tel: 020 7976 3646
TIMCON is dedicated to the promotion of timber as an environmental material that is re-usable, repairable and recyclable.
Dominic Weaver, Senior Communications Manager: RED Communications Ltd
Tel: 01480 465953
The Transport Hub is a group of transport organisations working together to promote the crucial issues affecting the way goods and people move around the world at the heart of party conferences.
Luke Pollard, Head of Public Affairs, ABTA, The Travel Association
Tel: 020 3117 0500
The UK Chamber of Shipping is the trade association and voice for the UK shipping industry with around 140 members from across the maritime sector.
Jonathan Roberts, Public Affairs Manager
Tel: 020 7417 2833
The UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP) is a membership organisation, with over 75 training and listing organisations and 7000 individual practitioners.
Tim Swain, Policy and Parliamentary Affairs Officer
Tel: 020 7014 9499
The UK Energy Research Centre (UKERC) carries out world-class research into sustainable future energy systems, addressing the big questions and uncertainties in the energy field as we move towards a low-carbon future.
Lindsay Wright, Head of Communications
Tel: 020 7594 2669
The UK Youth Parliament (UKYP) enables young people to use their energy and passion to change the world for the better.
Tel: 01952 462394
UNICEF UK is a registered charity raising funds and awareness to support UNICEF`s work to protect child rights worldwide, in accordance with the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC).
Sam Dimmock, UK Policy and Parliamentary Manager
Tel: 020 7375 6193
Unite is the union for the 21st century. It is the UK's largest trade union with almost 2 million members in a range of industries including, financial services, manufacturing, transport, print and media, the voluntary and non-profit sectors, energy and utilities, local government, education and health.
Pauline Doyle, Campaigns and Press
Tel: 020 7420 8928
Unite, the largest trade union in the UK, is the only union recognised as representing MPs` staff .
Lauren Edwards, Political Officer
Tel:0797 0156 496
United Response is a national charity that works with people with learning disabilities or mental health needs - including some of the most vulnerable people in our society.
Jaime Gill, Press and Public Affairs Manager
Tel: 020 8246 5200
The Dods University Innovators Guide is bringing together the university sector with the political community to promote the research potential of the UK's universities and identify what more needs to be done to harness the strengths of our research base to help grow and rebalance the economy.
Alexandra Goody, Campaigns and Communications Manager
Tel: 0207 593 5767
The University of Hertfordshire is the UK's leading business-facing University. Innovative and enterprising, we challenge individuals and organisations to excel.
Alix Green, Head of Policy
Tel: 01707 284033
VELUX is one of the strongest brands in the global building materials and home improvement industry.
Tel: 01592 778 244
Visa Europe is a not-for-profit membership association, wholly owned, controlled and operated by more than 4,000 members- banks and other payment service providers, from 36 countries across Europe.
Rebecca Parsons, Corporate Communications
Tel: 0207 795 5396
Voice UK is a national charity supporting people with learning disabilities who have experienced crime or abuse.
Tel: 01332 291042
Voice: the union for education professionals is an independent trade union and professional association for teachers, head teachers, lecturers; education support staff nursery nurses, nannies and other childcarers.
Richard Fraser, Communications Officer
Tel: 01332 372337
War Child works in some of the worst conflict-affected places around the world to protect children and young people from the brutal effects of war and violence and help to rebuild their lives.
Kate Adams, Policy and Advocacy Officer
Tel: 0207 916 9276
Westminster Briefings are policy-specific events aimed at providing a forum for practitioners, local policymakers and civil servants to debate key issues with leading figures from within Westminster, Whitehall and Local Government.
Guy Evans-Tipping, Managing Director
Tel: 020 7096 2918
Whizz-Kidz is a national charity and leading provider of vital mobility equipment, including powered and lightweight wheelchairs - giving young disabled people the independence to enjoy a more active childhood.
Sally Waters, Public Affairs Manager
Tel: 0207 7986101
William Hill is the UK's largest betting shop operator with some 2,350 betting shops across the country.
Lewis Rogers, Public Affairs Manager
Tel: 0208 918 3838
The Woodland Trust is the UK's leading woodland conservation charity.
James Cooper, Head of Government Affairs
Tel: 08452 935 552