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Torsten Bell is the Chief Executive of the Resolution Foundation. 

Torsten joined Kezia Dugdale to explore his background and career to date, what COVID-19 means for our economy and our living standards, and what he thinks the government should do next.

This online event was recorded on 22 September 2020. RUN TIME: 1hr

About Torsten Bell

Torsten is the Chief Executive of the Resolution Foundation, a think tank that combines analytical rigour with policy prescriptions to improve the living standards of those in Britain on low to middle incomes.

He has a background in economic policy, with his current research focuses including inequality, the labour market, tax and benefits, and housing and wealth.

Prior to leading the Resolution Foundation, Torsten was Director of Policy for the Labour Party. He has also worked in HM Treasury, as a member of the Council of Economic Advisers during the financial crisis and as a civil servant.

Torsten is a trustee of the Child Poverty Action Group and a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences.