Rohan Silva

Senior Policy Adviser to the Prime Minister
No10 Downing Street

Rohan Silva is Senior Policy Adviser to the Prime Minister. He works across all areas of government policy, but has a particular passion for technology and innovation. He has led the development of key policies to improve the environment for enterprise in the UK, such as the Seed EIS tax break, the Entrepreneur Visa, the Hargreaves Review of Intellectual Property, and the Tech City initiative.

Rohan is also driving the creative use of technology in government, for example through opening up government procurement to SMEs, using crowdsourcing platforms to develop policy, and setting government data free.