Tim Luke

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Tim Luke is a former special adviser to David Cameron. Between 2011 and 2014 he was a senior adviser to Cameron as well as an adviser to Nick Clegg, the deputy prime minister, on business, trade and innovation. [1] Luke was bought into Downing Street as part of the Policy and Implementation Unit. [2]

Luke is a policy fellow alumnus at the Centre for Science and Policy. [2]

Luke now works at Barclays as their vice-president of technology, media and telecomms. [2]


Previously, Luke spent almost 18 years as a top-ranked analyst across a number of different technology sub-sectors which included communications equipment, enterprise networking and semiconductors at Lehman Brothers. He also undertook a role as global sector head for the equity research team covering the technology sector at Barclays Capital. [2]


Luke studied European History, Politics and Economics at the University of East Anglia.


  1. Ed Hammond Barclays hires leading Cameron adviser ft.com, 1 July 2014, accessed 27 February 2015
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 Mr Tim Luke Centre for Science and Policy, accessed 26 February 2015