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Demos acts as the Secretariat for the Commission on Assisted Dying.

To submit evidence, contact a commissioner or simply find out more about the work, please contact:

Louise Bazalgette
Secretary to the Commission and Researcher
020 7367 6334

Louise is a Researcher on the Family and Society Programme at Demos. She specialises in children in care, ageing and mental health and recently co-authored a major publication on children in care, ‘In Loco Parentis’. Prior to working for Demos, Louise worked at the Digital Inclusion Team, a central government funded organization that works with local authorities to promote digital inclusion. Louise has an MSc in Global Politics from the London School of Economics and a degree from Cambridge.

William Bradley
020 7367 6333

William is a Researcher at Demos and co-author of a number of publications including Wealth of Opportunity, (Margo and Bradley, Demos: 2010) a pamphlet on economic inequality and Class of 2010, (Lexmond and Bradley, 2010) a report into the attitudes and aspirations of this year’s graduates. As well as working on the commission, he is developing Demos’ work on environmental policy. William has an MSc with distinction in Urban Studies from UCL and a degree in Geography from the University of Cambridge.

Sarah Kennedy
Head of Partnerships and Events
020 7367 6326

Sarah is Head of Partnerships and Events at Demos. Sarah is responsible for all Demos events, the Demos Partnership Programme and the Demos office. Before joining Demos, Sarah spent four years working in communications and project management at a London-based education charity and a New York performing arts organisation. Sarah holds a first class degree in Economic and Social History from the University of Bristol and an MA in Legal and Political Theory from UCL.

Beatrice Karol Burks
Head of Press
020 7367 6325

Bea is Head of Press at Demos, and the first point of contact for any media enquires related to the commission. She leads Demos’ external communication efforts, media relationships and online presence, ensuring the successful exchange of our ideas and work. Before Demos, Bea worked for a charity promoting civil society engagement in the United Nations and was News Editor of The Santiago Times in Chile. More recently Bea has worked with the Global Observatory covering the COP15 UN climate summit in Copenhagen. Bea holds a first class degree in Spanish and Politics from the University of Bristol.

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