Alexandra Jones has been Chief Executive of the Centre for Cities since summer 2010.
Prior to this, Alexandra led Ideopolis - the Cities team at The Work Foundation. She has over 10 years of experience working with national and local policymakers and with business to develop strategies to respond to a rapidly changing economy.
Alexandra has managed projects with a range of public and private sector clients on issues including the knowledge economy, public service reform, management and human capital.
Previously, Alexandra worked as a private secretary for the Permanent Secretary at the former Department for Education and Skills and as a researcher at the Institute for Public Policy Research.
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