Our Experts

IPSE’s experts provide in-depth comment on freelancing and self-employment and can be available at short notice.

As well as our Board of Directors and Senior Leadership Team our team of experts is experienced in talking to broadcast and print media.

To speak to an IPSE expert, please call 0203 053 0606 / 075 0812 2637 or email pressoffice@ipse.co.uk.

Andy Chamberlain

Deputy Director of Policy

Andy is one of the country’s foremost experts on freelancing and self-employment. An experienced commentator, he has a special interest in labour market changes, employment status and tax. With over 10 years’ experience representing freelancers and the self-employed, Andy is well connected and can speak authoritatively on behalf of the one-in-seven UK workers that are their own boss.

Rebecca Willey

Head of Education

Rebecca supports self-employed people to develop their skills and works with universities and schools to provide careers advice on self-employment. Rebecca has nearly 10 years’ experience in enterprise education and learning and development, working for organisations across the higher education sector.

Jonathan Lima-Matthews

Public Affairs Manager

Jonathan manages IPSE’s day-to-day relationship with government and has significant expertise in late and no payment, pensions, mortgages, and disability. Before joining IPSE he worked for the national disability charity Scope.

Chloe Jepps

Head of Research

Chloe has in-depth knowledge of freelancers and the self-employed, as well as the latest trends in this fast-paced sector such as side-hustles and remote working. She oversees IPSE’s extensive research programme and has built a unique understanding of self-employment. Chloe has a special interest in wellbeing and the rise of female freelancers. She has over 10 years’ experience in research, working for a range of leading organisations including membership organisations, not-for-profits and charities.

Ryan Barnett

Economic Policy Advisor

Ryan provides the economic underpinning and analysis to IPSE’s policy work. He is an expert on the macroeconomics of self-employment in the UK and the value that is added to UK business by the self-employed sector. A co-author of the IPSE Freelancers Confidence Index, he is well placed to talk about the state of the UK economy.

Inna Yordanova

Senior Researcher

Inna designs and implements both qualitative and quantitative research projects to support policy and commercial work of the organisation. Inna has previous experience in policy research, having interned for the UK Parliament and a research think tank in Bulgaria.

 

 

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