Louis Coiffait

Former Associate Editor, Wonkhe

Louis Coiffait Wonkhe Headshots-27
Louis Coiffait Wonkhe Headshots-27

As Associate Editor at Wonkhe, Louis wrote, commissioned and edited articles, as well as the Daily and weekly email briefings. He also spoke at events, and works on other partnerships and services.

He’s passionate about education policy and innovation, having researched topics such as; the school workforce, access to HE, apprenticeships, selective schools, the impact agenda, employer mentoring, open data, education technology, careers advice, enterprise education, STEM skills and school programme evaluations.

His career includes working with Reform, The National Foundation for Educational Research, Taylor & Francis, The Careers & Enterprise Company, NAHT Edge, Pearson, the Higher Education Academy, the Teacher Training Agency, for an MP and a Minister. Louis first met Mark while editing the Blue Skies series for Pearson in 2012, and has been a fan of Wonkhe ever since.

He is also committed to volunteering, including over a decade as a school governor and chair of a federation in Hackney, and recently as vice-chair of a school in Tower Hamlets. He spent three years as Chair of Westminster Students’ Union. He studied at York, UCLA and Cambridge. Louis is an RSA Fellow, amateur photographer, “enthusiastic” sportsman, proud East London citizen and Yorkshireman (really).