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Alumna Profile - Siobhan Benita

Siobhan Benita

Chief Strategy Officer of Warwick in London

BA English and German Literature 1995

MA Modern German Cultural Studies


Siobhan Benita

Siobhan is the Chief Strategy Officer of Warwick in London and Co-Director of the Warwick Policy Lab at the University of Warwick. She has previously been a senior civil servant with over 15 years’ government experience and worked in many of the major departments, including Transport, Environment, Health and Local Government as well as spending several years at the heart of Government with senior roles in the Cabinet Office and HM Treasury.

She resigned in January 2012 to run as an independent candidate in the Mayor of London election, where she secured around 250,000 votes. Siobhan has broad experience of TV and radio commentary and speaks regularly on issues, including public policy and gender equality.