Director of Renewal, dedicated to broadening Conservative appeal
David Skelton is Director of Renewal, dedicated to broadening Conservative appeal
David was previously Deputy Director and Head of Research at Policy Exchange – an independent think tank working for a stronger society, better public services and a more dynamic economy.
David has worked at the forefront of politics, policy development and public service reform for over a decade. Prior to joining Policy Exchange he worked in management consultancy, where he was heavily engaged in developing progressive and innovative thought leadership for the public sector, as well as working regularly with public sector professionals in health, education and policing. David was also Deputy Director of the Parliamentary Resources Unit, a body that provides specialised research services to Members of Parliament.
David was born and brought up in Consett, County Durham. He was the Conservative Parliamentary candidate for North Durham at the last election, gaining a swing of almost 9%. He blogs regularly for Platform 10 and supports Sunderland AFC.