Luke is director and lead consultant at Sibieta Economics of Education. In addition, Luke is a Research Fellow at the Institute for Fiscal Studies, having previously led the institute’s programme of research into education and skills between 2012 and 2017. Luke is also a Research Fellow at the Education Policy Institute.
Luke has undertaken a wide range of influential research on education across a variety of areas, with a particular focus on school and education funding, educational inequalities and evaluating the impact of different programmes.
He maintains strong links with policymakers. For example, he has been called to give evidence to parliamentary committees on topics such as school funding and grammar schools. He regularly appears on TV and radio to provide an independent, expert voice in contentious debates on education policy. He also writes articles and blogs on education policy across a range of outlets.