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Rupert Cryer, COVID-19 Task Force, Cabinet Office

Rupert Cryer is part of the Cabinet Office COVID-19 Task Force.  He has worked at Wayra (Telefonica’s start-up accelerator) and Policy Lab, won EY’s Dragons’ Den for the Civil Service, co-founded Policy School and took SKYrooms innovation spaces from idea to implementation.  Rupert was a main stage speaker at Adaptive Path’s Service Experience Conference in San Francisco and is a Policy Fellow at Cambridge University, specialising in innovation and entrepreneurship.

5 Lessons from the Forces about getting things done

Image taken from the famous SAS Embassy Raid

When Rupert Cryer joined the Cabinet Office COVID-19 Task Force, his new colleagues - from the Armed Forces - couldn’t have had more different day jobs. Yet the stark contrast was the very thing that made it work. I’ve often …