Will Edwards

Research Assistant

Research Assistant

Will Edwards is Research Assistant for the Global People Movements programme. He is passionate about equality of opportunity and eager to understand how regional dynamics affect the movement of people across the globe.

Prior to joining the Legatum Institute, Will was Operations Associate at Fire Tech, a pioneering company that inspires children to become confident technology users and prepare them for a tech-driven world. He organised technology camps across the UK and internationally, and was a curriculum author.

Will is also a professional drummer, composer, and music producer. He has played at the legendary Ronnie’s Scott’s Jazz Club, Cheltenham Jazz Festival, and elsewhere. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in academic Music from the University of York and a Master of Arts in Jazz from the Royal Academy of Music.