Nick Timothy is an author and columnist for the Daily Telegraph and the Critic. He is a Visiting Professor at the University of Sheffield, and a board member of the Department for Education and the Government’s Sports Survival Package.

Previously he was Theresa May’s joint chief of staff in Downing Street and her special adviser in the Home Office. He is also a former Director of the New Schools Network, a charity that helps people to set up free schools, and a former Deputy Director of the Conservative Research Department.