Greg Power OBE

Founder & Board Chair

Greg Power has been involved in political and parliamentary reform since the mid-1990s.  He co-founded GPG in 2005 to deliver projects in these fields, and has since worked extensively across the Middle East, sub-Saharan Africa, Central and Eastern Europe and Latin America.

He provides direct support to politicians and ministers in such countries, developing strategies and helping to implement reform, and has provided advice to a variety of government ministries, international organisations and donor agencies on these themes.  He is an expert in political economy analysis and writes widely on behavioural approaches to politics and managing the process of change.

He was previously a special adviser to British ministers Rt Hon Robin Cook MP and Rt Hon Peter Hain MP, working on strategies for parliamentary reform, constitutional change and the wider democratic agenda in conjunction with the Prime Minister’s Strategy Unit and Downing Street policy staff.

He was awarded an OBE for services to parliamentary democracy and political reform in the January 2023 New Year’s Honours.

His book Inside the Political Mind: The human side of politics, and how its shapes development, will be published in February 2024.