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Magdalen House, 136 Tooley Street London SE1 2TU, United Kingdom
tel:44-845 458 5949 fax:44-20 7401 5331

Organizational Status: Independent institute, founded in 1993.

General Description: Demos aims to create an open resource of knowledge and learning that operates beyond traditional parties, identities, and disciplines by promoting education for the public benefit in issues of politics, economics, the environment, and public policy as well as promoting, for the public benefit, research in any of the aforementioned fields of education and publishing the useful results of such research. Demos knowledge is organized around five themes: democracy, learning, enterprise, quality of life, and global change. Demos connects researchers, thinkers and practitioners to an international network of people changing politics.

Annual Budget: GBP 2 million (2003)

Staff: 30 (25 research, 5 administrative/support), 6 intern, 50 associate and advisory council member

Executive Officers:
Mr. BENTLEY, Tom (Director)
Mr. HOLDEN, John (Head of Development)
Dr. WILSDON, James (Head of Strategy)
Ms. BRIGGS, Rachel (Head of International Programmes)

Public Relations:
Mr. GIBB, Eddie (Head of Communications)
Ms. GHOUSSOUB, Claire (Subscription Manager)

(As of November, 2004)

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