A joint project of the Adam Smith Institute
& the Institute of Economic Affairs

The Organisers

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Steve Davies, Co-Director — [email protected]

Dr Steve Davies is Education Director at the IEA. Previously he was program officer at the Institute for Humane Studies (IHS) at George Mason University in Virginia. He joined IHS from the UK where he was Senior Lecturer in the Department of History and Economic History at Manchester Metropolitan University. He has also been a Visiting Scholar at the Social Philosophy and Policy Center at Bowling Green State University, Ohio. A historian, he graduated from St Andrews University in Scotland in 1976 and gained his PhD from the same institution in 1984. He has authored several books, including Empiricism and History (Palgrave Macmillan, 2003) and was co-editor with Nigel Ashford of The Dictionary of Conservative and Libertarian Thought (Routledge, 1991).  

Tom Clougherty, Co-Director — [email protected]

Tom Clougherty attended the first ever Freedom Week in 2006, and credits the experience with his subsequent career path. Today, he is executive director of the Adam Smith Institute, taking overall responsibility for all the Institute’s activities. Previously the Institute’s policy director, Tom remains editor-in-chief of all its output. He regularly represents the Institute in the print and broadcast media, and appears frequently on business news channel CNBC. Tom’s research interests include economic policy, where he is strongly influenced by the Austrian school, and free market healthcare reform.  

JP Floru, Founder & Chairman — [email protected]

JP Floru founded Freedom Week in 2005. As well as working as the Adam Smith Institute’s Parliamentary Liaison, he is a City of Westminster Councillor, a role in which he tries to limit the size of local government and is a tireless campaigner for low taxes. He stood as a Conservative Party European Parliamentary Candidate for London in 2009 and topped the poll of London party members with an unadulterated free market message. A staunch classical liberal and individualist, he has written numerous polemic articles and lists fighting the nanny state as his hobby.  

Adam Smith Institute — www.adamsmith.org

The Adam Smith Institute is one of the world’s leading think tanks. Through its research, education programmes and media appearances, it promotes free markets, limited government, and an open society.  

Institute of Economic Affairs — www.iea.org.uk

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The IEA is the UK’s original free-market think-tank, founded in 1955. Its mission is to improve understanding of the fundamental institutions of a free society by analysing and expounding the role of markets in solving economic and social problems.