Matt Robinson is Head of Strategy and Market Development at Big Society Capital. Externally he is a Director of the Energise Social Impact Bond and sits on the Steering Groups for DfID's £75m Impact Fund and the Cabinet Office's £10m social incubator fund.
Prior to BSC Matt was a Deputy Director in the Prime Ministers’ Strategy Unit, overseeing a wide range of domestic policy projects for No 10 Downing Street.
Matt’s earlier career was in international development, as an economic advisor to several African and Asian governments. He holds a MA in economics from Cambridge University and an MSc in economics from the School of Oriental and African Studies.
The Autumn Statement puts the brakes on promising growth of genuine community energy projects. Big Society Capital's Matt Robinson and Daria Kuznetsova provide analysis in the aftermath of the Chancellor's spending review in the UK.
Big Society Capital's Matt Robinson calls for the next UK government to conduct a social outcomes based spending review in 2015 to help make taxpayers' money go further and reduce health inequality throughout the country.