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Harry Guinness - Co-Founder and CEO
Harry Guinness
Co-Founder and CEO
With 10 years experience across public, private and non-profit sectors, Harry is a passionate advocate of liberalism, citizen engagement in democracy and evidence-based policy.  Over four years Harry worked as adviser to Australia's Foreign Minister and the Deputy Leader of the Liberal Party, the Hon Julie Bishop. He oversaw key areas of foreign policy including foreign aid, technology for development, public-private partnership and climate change. Harry holds Bachelor Degrees in Economics and Politics from the Australian National University and an MPhil in International Development from the University of Oxford.
Steven Hamilton - Chief Economist
Steven Hamilton
Chief Economist
Steven Hamilton is an Assistant Professor of Economics at The George Washington University in Washington, DC. Steven authored a major small business support policy proposal in the US for the Brookings Institution, and has provided extensive commentary in the US and Australia on wage and small business supports during the COVID-19 crisis. Steven has published opinion pieces in the Washington Post, the Australian Financial Review, and The Age, among others, and has provided economic commentary to the New York Times, the LA Times, Time Magazine, Newsweek, The Atlantic, Slate, The Hill, the Sydney Morning Herald, and The Australian, among others. Steven is a former economist at the Australian Treasury, where he worked on the federal budget and the Garnaut Climate Change Review Update. Steven holds a PhD and MA in economics from the University of Michigan, and a Bachelor of Economics with First Class Honours and Bachelor of Business Management from the University of Queensland.
Harry Stuchbury - Deputy Director
Harry Stuchbury
Deputy Director
Harry joins the Blueprint Institute after two years as Principal Adviser/Campaign Manager for Dave Sharma MP. Before that Harry worked for a leading industry group, as an adviser in the NSW Government and for former Prime Minister John Howard OM AC. He has a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Sydney, a Master of Commerce from the University of New South Wales and is currently completing a Master of Analytics.   Between 2017 and 2019 Harry was President of the NSW Young Liberals, sitting on the Party's State Executive. Harry has been published in The Australian, The Sydney Morning Herald, The Australian Financial Review and The Spectator.
Daniel D'Hotman - Senior Researcher
Daniel D'Hotman
Senior Researcher
Daniel is a Rhodes Scholar currently completing his PhD on the political and ethical implications of using AI in mental health at the University of Oxford. With a strong interest in business and innovation, Daniel was awarded one of two undergraduate scholarships in the Asia-Pacific by the Boston Consulting Group, undertaking health systems and private equity projects in Sweden. Daniel has published a variety of academic papers, with one of these articles selected amongst the ‘Best in Philosophy’ collection for 2019 by Oxford University Press. His work in the media has been featured in The Spectator, The Sydney Morning Herald, The Sun Herald, Herald Sun, Brisbane Times, The Critic, and The Conversation.
Georgia De Mestre - Researcher
Georgia De Mestre
Researcher
Georgia currently works at PremierState and PremierNational, a leading public policy and corporate affairs consulting firm. Georgia has experience working in NSW Government and on both State and Federal election campaigns. Georgia is currently a student at the University of Sydney, studying Politics and International Relations.
Josh Steinhert - Researcher
Josh Steinhert
Researcher
Josh recently graduated from the University of Oxford with a degree in Politics, Philosophy and Economics (PPE), where he specialised in Politics of the Middle East and Political Theory. He is planning to return to university to complete postgraduate studies in economics.

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