Ben Cropper

Chief Economist

Department for Business and Trade


Former Director of Analysis at Cabinet Office, COVID-19 Taskforce, advising the Prime Minister on Covid 19 and the response. He has previously worked in the Department for Exiting the EU, HM Treasury and DFID. Before working in the civil service, he was an Economist at the Overseas Development Institute. He has a Master’s degree in Economics from the University of Nottingham.

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