Jeremy Skinner is head of economic growth policy at the Greater London Authority. His team advises the Mayor on policies, programmes and projects to support both higher rates of growth in the capital and greater opportunities for Londoners. He leads the team that produced the London Infrastructure Plan to 2050, the original SMART London plan, and both the 2013 and 2017 reports of the London Finance Commission, which recommended devolution of taxes to the capital. His earlier work at the GLA included establishing London and Partners Ltd and MedCity Ltd and leading the successful campaign for Crossrail 1. He has previously worked at HM Treasury, PA Consulting Group and trained as a CIPFA accountant with the Audit Commission. He studied History at Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge University.