Report by Toby Ord, Angus Mercer, Sophie Dannreuther, Haydn Belfield, Jess Whittlestone, Jade Leung, Markus Anderljung, Cassidy Nelson, Gregory Lewis, Piers Millett, Sam Hilton
Angus is co-founder and Chief Executive of the Centre for Long-Term Resilience, a non-profit that connects policymakers to leading academics who work on some of the most important long-term challenges of our time.
A lawyer by training, Angus was formerly Head of External Affairs at the UK Department for International Development, where he also served as a policy adviser and speechwriter in the Secretary of State’s office.
Prior to his time in government, Angus was part of the Senior Management Team of a leading public affairs consultancy in London, where his clients included the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Carnegie Corporation and the Boston Consulting Group’s Centre for Public Impact.
Future Proof: the opportunity to transform the UK's resilience to extreme risks