Dr. Peter Wilson

Research and Impact Manager

Peter work across the organisation to deliver and support our research activities and maximise their impact. He conducts research across our policy areas, focusing on education and skills.

Peter joined Policy Connect in May 2023 as Senior Researcher in our Education and Skills team, working closely with the All-Party Parliamentary Group for Skills, Career & Employment, the Skills Commission, and the Higher Education Commission.

Previously, Peter completed a PhD in Politics and International Studies at the University of Warwick. His research was at the intersection of politics, philosophy, and economics, exploring how labour market policymakers should respond to involuntary unemployment. At Warwick, Peter also worked as a Senior Graduate Teaching Assistant, teaching undergraduate students the history of political philosophy. Before this, Peter worked for the online discussion platform Kialo.

Peter holds an MSc in Political Theory and a BSc in Politics and Philosophy from the London School of Economics (LSE). His experience in mentoring, tutoring, and widening participation at the LSE initially sparked his interest in education and skills.

Outside work, Peter enjoys playing tennis, watching American football, discussing political philosophy, and listening to and playing music.

peter.wilson [at] policyconnect.org.uk