The Inside Track: Being an Economist in Government
Harriet Robinson, Assistant Economist (Department for Education) and Malindi Myers, Economic Advisor (DEFRA)
2D1 Priory Road Complex
Starting out as a Research Assistant in the University’s Centre for Market and Public Organisation, Bristol graduate Harriet has developed her career in government economics. Previously working at the Office for National Statistics, she is now working for the Department for Education, analysing student finance and Widening Participation policy.
Malindi graduated from Durham with an Economics degree, and from UCL with a Masters in Environmental & Natural Resource Economics. Malindi has worked for the Treasury, European Commission, Office for National Statistics and is now working for the Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (Defra).
Join Harriet and Malindi to hear about their journey, achievements and the challenges and benefits of moving between very different roles within government economics.
Hosted by the Faculty’s Professional Liaison Network, the Inside Track Lecture Series give students the opportunity to hear first-hand from professionals in a range of sectors and jobs. Lectures are followed by light refreshments and networking.