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Ben Rogers is a writer and policy thinker, with a particular focus on cities, citizenship, social capital, public service reform, and the built environment.

Prior to founding Centre for London in 2011, Ben was an Associate Director of IPPR from 2003 – 2007 and has subsequently led strategy teams in Haringey Council, DCLG and The Prime Minister’s Strategy Unit.

Ben has written several acclaimed books on philosophy and history, published in the UK and the US, and is an experienced journalist and broadcaster. He has been involved in many London focused initiatives and sat on both the first and second London Finance Commission. Ben is also a trustee of The Yard Theatre.

Project

1 July 2017 – 3 September 2018

Giving in London This project aims to build a comprehensive picture of giving in the capital, and to consider what can be done to promote giving for the benefit of all Londoners.