Anton Howes


Anton Howes is the Director of UK Liberty League and a PhD student at King’s College London, studying the British Industrial Revolution’s implications for explaining the sources of modern economic growth – a subject on which he blogs at Capitalism’s Cradle. He co-wrote ‘School Vouchers for England’, a joint publication between the ASI and the Centre for Market Reform of Education, at which he is a Research Consultant.

Anton holds a BA in War Studies and History from King’s College London, and tweets as @antonhowes.


Christopher Snowdon


Christopher Snowdon is an author and freelance journalist, writing principally as a vocal opponent of government intervention in matters such as smoking, alcohol, and obesity. He is a research fellow at the Institute of Economic Affairs, and blogs at Velvet Glove, Iron Fist. His bibliography includes The Art of Suppression: Pleasure, Panic and Prohibition since 1800 (2011), The Spirit Level Delusion: Fact-checking the Left’s New Theory of Everything (2010), and Velvet Glove, Iron Fist: A History of Anti-Smoking (2009).

With the Adam Smith Institute, he has written The Wages of Sin Taxes (2012) and, with John C. Duffy, The Minimal Evidence for Minimum Pricing (2012). He tweets as @cjsnowdon.


Dominique Lazanski

Senior Fellow

Dominique is a digital policy and strategy freelance consultant and works on digital policy for the TaxPayers’ Alliance. She has spent over 13 years in the Internet industry with many of those years working in Silicon Valley. She has a long held interest in public policy and participatory government. She has written and spoken on digital issues over the years from a free market and entrepreneurial perspective. She holds degrees from Cornell University and the London School of Economics and is working on her Phd.

tim evans

Dr Tim Evans

Senior Fellow

Dr. Tim Evans has worked for the Adam Smith Institute as Consultant Director from 2008-2012 and in the late 1980s as Press Officer and Senior Policy Consultant. Tim has a PhD from the London School of Economics.

From 1991-1992, Tim was the Chief Economic and Political Adviser to the Slovak Prime Minister – Dr. Jan Carnogursky – and was Head of the Prime Minister’s Policy Unit. Between 1993 and early 2002, he was the Executive Director of Public Affairs at the Independent Healthcare Association in London where he oversaw the political affairs and public relations of the UK’s independent health and social care providers. And from 2002 to 2005, Tim was President and Director-General of the Centre for the New Europe.

Tim is also CEO of the Cobden Centre, Chairman of the Economic Policy Centre, Chairman of Global Health Futures Ltd, Managing Director of Farsight SPI Ltd, and a member of the Mont Pelerin Society.

Eben Wilson

Senior Fellow

Eben Wilson is the Director of Taxpayer Scotland, an advocacy group which brings the voice of the Scots taxpayer to Holyrood and Westminster, to campaign for lower taxes and limited government. Among his work for the Adam Smith Institute was Digital Dirigisme, in which he argued against government intervention in the emerging digital economy.

Formerly Editorial Director of the Taxpayers’ Alliance, Eben has an MA (Hons) in Economics from St Andrews University. He trained at the Tom Hopkinson School of Journalism and worked in radio and television broadcasting as an economics and technology journalist for twenty years before migrating to exploit commercial opportunities in convergent digital media. He now runs an internet services and telematics company specialising in data gathering in the field and industrial e-procurement.