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Robert McLaren

Robert McLaren

Head of Industry, Technology & Innovation

Robert manages the strategic direction of the ITI team and specialises in Assistive Technology policy including managing the All-Party Parliamentary Group for Assistive Technology.

Before joining Policy Connect in September 2017, Robert worked within the Assistive Technology sector providing technology training and study skills tuition to disabled people in universities and the workplace, and consultancy services for organisations in the sector.

Robert holds a BA (Hons) degree in Philosophy from King's College London and a PGC in Teaching Adults with Specific Learning Difficulties from London Metropolitan University. 

He is dyslexic and was first introduced to assistive technology when he received a Disabled Student's Allowance as an undergraduate.

Outside work, Robert enjoys taking improv classes and runs a monthly philosophy talks series, hosted by the arts and education charity SET, of which he is a trustee.   

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