BeechDr Diana Beech
director, policy and advocacy
Higher Education Policy Institute (HEPI)
Diana is the director of policy and advocacy at the Higher Education Policy Institute (HEPI). She holds a PhD in German from the University of Cambridge and has experience of policy-making in both Whitehall and at the EU-level, having previously worked at the Department for Education as the programme manager on the team establishing the office for students and having served as an independent expert to the European Commission helping to shape EU science and research policy. Diana has published a variety of policy reports on subjects as diverse as the gig economy and the ‘Uberisation’ of work, the values behind European science and an analysis of the provider submissions submitted as part of the 2017 Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF).
DEBATING MATTERS HISTORY
Thursday 27 June:
Oxfordshire Championship at Oxford Union, in partnership with Magdalen College School and Oxford Festival of Arts
Friday 5 July:
North East Championship at Durham Sixth Form Centre
Find a list of all our previous championship events here.
SUPPORT DEBATING MATTERS
Bernie Whelan, our DM coordinator, is raising money for Debating Matters.
To stage one of our Championships for six to 12 teams costs £6,000. Find out more on Bernie’s
Wonderful fundraising page.