Natascha Engel

Chief Executive

Former MP and House of Commons Deputy Speaker, Natascha Engel, has been appointed as Policy Connect’s new Chief Executive, announces Policy Connect Chair, Barry Sheerman MP.  

Natascha brings with her a wealth of Parliamentary knowledge and experience both as Deputy Speaker and chair of the cross-party Backbench Business Select Committee.  

She said: “I am delighted to be joining Policy Connect as I have always believed that Parliament works best when it co-operates across political parties and speaks to the real-life experts when developing policies – the ideas and direct experiences of academics, business, industry and charities.  

“This is exactly what Policy Connect has done for many years: facilitating forums for high-level policy debates and providing expert information through quality reports.  

“I am looking forward to working with its excellent directors and senior leadership team.” 

Natascha.Engel [at] policyconnect.org.uk