Claire Fox is the director of the Institute of Ideas, which she established to create a public space where ideas can be contested without constraint. She has a particular interest in education and social issues such as crime and mental health.
Claire convenes the yearly Battle of Ideas festival, which will next take place at the Barbican in London in October 2015. She is a panellist on BBC Radio 4’s The Moral Maze and is a frequent commentator for TV and radio programmes, including Question Time and Any Questions? She is also a columnist for TES (Times Education Supplement) and MJ (Municipal Journal).