Dermot joined the IFS in 2019 and is responsible for digital strategy and delivery across the organisation. This covers user experience, traffic and overall engagement. This means making sure that as many people as possible find us online and that they have a good experience of us while using these services.
Previously, Dermot has led on Digital Change for Asthma UK, as well as being partner lead on innovation projects with organisations such as Public Health England, the University of Exeter and the Met Office.
Before that, he led on digital as part of the startup team on The Big Bang Fair, which became the largest celebration of science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) for young people in the UK.
Earlier he worked at Penguin Books, creating and publishing digital content, where he was part of the team that introduced consumer ebooks to the UK.
MSc Government, Policy and Politics, Birkbeck, University of London, 2007