|Mr. Tim Finch is Head of Migration & Director of Strategic Communications at the Institute for Public Policy Research (ippr), London. Before joining ippr in December 2008, Tim was Director of Communications at the Refugee Council for four years. He worked for a number of years for the BBC, latterly as a senior political journalist based at Westminster. Tim was chair of the Refugee Week, is a trustee of Asylum Aid and the Zimbabwe Association and helped founding the London City of Sanctuary. He has degrees in Politics from the London School of Economics and University of Essex.