Will Paxton is currently working to develop an organisation that works with think tanks in developing countries. As part of this, he is working with think tanks in Zambia. He has previously worked for Save the Children on international and domestic education policy, and was also a government policy adviser for over five years in a number of government departments and, for two years, in Number 10. Before this he worked for IPPR and published widely, including co-editing Social Justice: Building a Fairer Britain, which marked the 10-year anniversary of the original Social Justice Commission. He also helped establish IPPR's journal of political ideas, Juncture.