Michael Sanders Chief Scientist at the Behavioural Insights Team

Michael Sanders is Chief Scientist at the Behavioural Insights Team. Michael and his team support the rest of the behavioural insights team with the design of randomised controlled trials, which are widely considered to the ‘gold standard’ in working out what works.

Michael is also a member of BIT’s ventures team, working on Test & Build – BIT’s online platform to help to streamline the process of developing behavioural insights informed interventions in the areas of fraud, error and debt.

Michael is an associate fellow of the Blavatnik School of Government at the University of Oxford, where he teaches behavioural science, and a fellow of Harvard University’s Behavioural Insights Group.