Head of Political and Social Research


One of Britain’s best-known political pollsters, Joe Twyman is Head of Political and Social Research at

YouGov and was a founding director of the company back in 2000. Prior to leading the Political and Social

Research Team, Joe held a variety of senior positions within the company and was responsible for building

the company’s online research operations. He also spent two and a half years in Baghdad as a director of

YouGov’s Iraq operation from 2007 to 2010. He has published a number of academic research papers,

worked as project director for the last four British Election Studies and regularly provides expert analysis for

TV, radio and newspapers both at home and abroad.