Rebecca Deegan


“I am thrilled to be joining CLES’s Board and was drawn by its commitment to being both a think and do tank. CLES’s support for locally-led, community-driven initiatives that are taking on the most significant challenges we face as a society and planet is inspiring and immensely important.”

Rebecca is the Founder of I have a voice, a social enterprise that works with young people whose lived experiences are under-represented in the world of politics and equips them with the knowledge and confidence to advocate for themselves and their community. Rebecca has worked in policy and public affairs roles across women’s health, adult social care, pensions and insurance, climate change and the creative industries.

Specialist areas:

Democratic participation, pensions, insurance, entrepreneurship

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