Dr Michelle Clement
Dr Clement completed her PhD on ‘The Art of Delivery: Sir Michael Barber and the Prime Minister’s Delivery Unit 2001 to 2005’. The PhD is the first academic study of the PMDU with access to Barber’s unpublished diaries from the period.
As Researcher in Residence at No.10 Downing Street, Dr Clement examines the history of No.10 and the role of Prime Minister. Dr Clement provides historical briefings focusing on how former Prime Ministers have utilised the centre of government to deliver their agendas.
Formerly Dr Clement worked at the British Academy as a Policy Adviser and at Queen Mary, University of London as Strategic Partnerships Coordinator (Tech City) where she worked closely with government, academia, digital and creative industries to facilitate collaboration.
Dr Clement’s research focuses on British government and public service reform – how Prime Ministers and Cabinet craft policy programmes and create effective mechanisms to deliver.
Dr Michelle Clement teaches two modules on the MA Government Studies:
- New Labour Years: The Blair Brown Revolution
- The History of The Civil Service: Evolution of the Machinery of Government