Director and Founder
Will Paxton is a senior policy professional with experience of policy development and implementation in highly political environments. Most recently he has worked in Zambia, Zimbabwe and Rwanda supporting local think tanks and organisations seeking to improve and influence policy.
Before founding Kivu International Will worked as a senior advisor to the UK Prime Minister and to other Cabinet Ministers in the UK government, and also worked in think tanks and an international NGO. His five years as a UK government policy adviser included three years in major spending ministries and two years as a senior adviser to the Prime Minister in the No. 10 Policy Unit. During his five years at the Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR) he worked on a wide range of influential projects, including large scale ‘flagship’ outputs. By undertaking policy research and then advocating for change, he learned first-hand how to influence policy from outside government.
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