Polly Mackenzie 

Director (2016-18)


Before leading Money and Mental Health through its very successful first two years, Polly was Director of Policy for the Deputy Prime Minister from 2010-2015. Polly graduated from Cambridge in 2002 and started her career as a business journalist focusing on the property sector. She joined the Liberal Democrats in 2004 as a policy adviser, helped run Nick Clegg’s leadership campaign, and coordinated policy throughout his leadership. Polly has joined Demos, Britain’s leading cross-party think tank, as their Director and Chief Executive. 



Policy notes and publications

  • Subscription retail: an expensive trap April 5, 2017 - Polly Mackenzie, Director & Katie Evans, Head of Policy and Research, Money and Mental Health […]
  • Running out of energy February 27, 2017 - Polly Mackenzie, Director, Money and Mental Health Running out of energy 27 February 2017 Research […]
  • Building financial wellbeing November 17, 2016 - Polly Mackenzie, Author Building financial wellbeing 17 November 2016   Under Universal Credit, the default […]
  • Health select committee November 9, 2016 - Polly Mackenzie, Author Health select committee 8 September 2016   We submitted a consulation response […]



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