Bright Blue is an independent think tank and pressure group for liberal conservatism. It was first formed in 2010 by Ryan Shorthouse and a group of policymakers and campaigners who were passionate about applying liberal conservative ideas and insights to tackle the major economic and social problems of the modern day. Today, they are a respected and leading think tank - as well as a membership organisation - which delivers an extensive programme of research, publications and events.

Contact details

Website:
www.brightblue.org.uk

Address:
Bright Blue, Second Floor 4 – 8, Ludgate Circus, London, EC4M 7LF, United Kingdom

Country:
United Kingdom

Sub-region:
Northern Europe

Areas of focus

Geographics of focus
United Kingdom
Operating languages
English

Organisation details

Business model
Non-profit
Institutional affiliations
Independent
Founded by
Founders: Ryan Shorthouse
Founder gender: All male
Leadership
Leader(s) (2023): N/A
Leader gender: N/A
Leader(s) (2022): Ryan Shorthouse (Chief Executive)
Leader gender: Male
Leader(s) (2021): Ryan Shorthouse
Leader gender: Male
Staff size
2022
Bright Blue
 10
United Kingdom average
 33
Global average
 47
2021
Bright Blue
 9
2020
Bright Blue
 8
% Female staff
2022
Bright Blue
 40%
United Kingdom average
 55%
Global average
 53%
2019
Bright Blue
 32%
% Female researchers
2022
Bright Blue
 40%
United Kingdom average
 27%
Global average
 36%
2019
Bright Blue
 20%

Organisational performance

Publications
2021
Bright Blue
 19
United Kingdom average
 31
Global average
 43
2018
Bright Blue
 15
2015
Bright Blue
 11
Financials
2021
Bright Blue
 $591,000
United Kingdom average
 $6,527,446
Global average
 $4,687,952

Social

Likes (2023)
Bright Blue
 1,652
United Kingdom average
 44,614
Global average
 27,094
Likes (2022)
Bright Blue
 1,645
Likes (2021)
Bright Blue
 1,622
Twitter
Followers (2024)
Bright Blue
 13,100
United Kingdom average
 29,197
Global average
 18,119
Followers (2022)
Bright Blue
 12,821
Followers (2021)
Bright Blue
 12,201
Followers (2022)
Bright Blue
 1,210
United Kingdom average
 11,180
Global average
 16,662
Followers (2019)
Bright Blue
 430

Data notes

Last updated: 30/06/2022
Rating of data accuracy (find out more) : OTT reviewed
Data sources consulted: Information supplied by organisation, Organisation´s website
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