The Impetus-PEF executive team comprises individuals drawn from financial, consulting and professional services as well as the the not-for-profit sector. We believe that this makes for a team that combines experience, discipline and insight.
Andy Ratcliffe, Chief Executive Officer
Andy joined Impetus-PEF as Chief Executive in 2016. His career has focused on two issues: tackling poverty and educational disadvantage; and making government work better. As Deputy Chief Executive of the Africa Governance Initiative he helped build a global charity working with African governments to strengthen their capacity to tackle deep-rooted poverty. Before that as Senior Policy Adviser for Education in the Prime Minister’s Strategy Unit he developed government policy on social mobility, secondary schools and skills for 14 to 19 year olds. And before that he worked for the Social Policy Department at Oxford University developing measures of neighbourhood poverty and educational disadvantage in the UK and South Africa. Andy has an MA in Philosophy, Politics and Economics and an MSc in Comparative Social Policy both from Oxford University.
Follow Andy on Twitter: @andyratcliffe9