Prior to taking up the role in January 2020, Carys Roberts was the chief economist and head of the Centre for Economic Justice at IPPR. She was a key contributor to the final report of the Commission on Economic Justice, Prosperity and Justice, leading on the analysis in the report and recommendations relating to wealth, automation and labour markets. She is Editor of IPPRs journal of politics and ideas, Progressive Review. Roberts joined IPPR in 2015. She has previously worked at the RSA, the Social Mobility Foundation, the IFS and in charity impact evaluation.