Max leads work on financial behaviour, including the Financial Capability Lab. Prior to joining the Behavioural Insights Team Max spent five years working in the UK Civil Service. He also has experience in consulting and international shipping firms.
Most recently Max helped to establish the UK’s new Department for International Trade. Other experience includes leading a large UK government investment programme for manufacturing, acting as Private Secretary to the Permanent Secretary at the UK Department for Business, Innovation and Skills and securing major reductions in electricity costs for UK Energy Intensive Industries.
Max holds a Master’s in Cognition and Communication from the University of Copenhagen, where his thesis focused on implementing behavioural insights in a major multi-national firm. Max completed his undergraduate studies at King’s College London.