Charles Wookey is CEO of Blueprint for Better Business. Currently, he also works part time as assistant general secretary of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of England and Wales, where he is principal advisor to the Bishops on domestic public policy issues and runs the Catholic Parliamentary internship programme. As of March 1st 2017, Charles will assume his CEO post in a full-time capacity.

Charles previously worked for Cardinal Basil Hume as his assistant for public affairs. Prior to that he worked as a senior research officer at the Institute for Fiscal Studies and as a clerk at the House of Commons where he was clerk to the Trade and Industry select committee.  He qualified as a Chartered Accountant at KPMG in London in 1983, and he holds a BA in Physics and Philosophy, plus a Postgraduate Diploma in Theology from Merton College, Oxford.