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Mark Littlewood

director general, Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA)

Mark Littlewood is director general of the Institute of Economic Affairs (IEA) and the IEA’s Ralph Harris Fellow. Since 2009, Littlewood has overseen significant growth in the IEA’s size, influence and media profile.

Littlewood also sits on the board of Big Brother Watch, a nonprofit organization fighting for the protection of privacy and civil liberties in the U.K.

Littlewood is recognized as a powerful, engaging and articulate spokesman for free markets. He is a much sought-after speaker at a range of events including university debates, industry conferences and public policy events.

Littlewood features as a regular guest on flagship political programs such as BBC Question Time, Newsnight, Sky News and the Today Programme. He writes a regular column for The Times and features in many other print and broadcast media.