Below is an A-Z list of more than 120 UK think tanks. (See them mapped here.)
Click on the name of any organisation to view their website, ‘About’ page, jobs vacancies page, Twitter handle, address, date of founding and leadership.

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Adam Smith InstituteThe ASIhttp://www.adamsmith.org Great Smith StreetLondonSW1P 3DJUnited Kingdom1977Dr Eamonn ButlerM
Africa Public Policy Research InstituteAPPRI City RoadLondonEC1V 2NXUnited Kingdom2016Lloyd MsipaM
Africa Research InstituteARIhttp://www.africaresearchinstitute.org Tufton StreetWestminsterLondonSW1P 3QLUnited Kingdom2007Edward PaiceM
Bevan Commission (The) University Bay CampusFabian WaySwanseaSA1 8ENUnited Kingdom2008Helen HowsonF
Bow Grouphttp://www.bowgroup.org Shelton StreetCovent GardenLondonWC2H 9JQUnited Kingdom1951Ben Harris-QuinneyM
Bright Blue Loman StreetSouthwarkLondonSE1 0EHUnited Kingdom2010Ryan ShorthouseM
Bruges Group (The) Linen Hall162-168 Regent StreetLondonW1B 5TBUnited Kingdom1989Robert OuldsM
Building and Social Housing FoundationBSHF SquareCoalvilleLeicestershireLE67 3TUUnited Kingdom1976David IrelandM
Centre for Cities (The) Holyrood StreetLondonSE1 2ELUnited Kingdom2005Andrew CarterM
Centre for Cross Border StudiesCCBS Abbey StreetArmaghBT61 7EBNorthern Ireland1999Ruth TaillonF
Centre for Defence Studies (The)CDS's CollegeLondonWC2R 2LSUnited Kingdom1990Professor John GearsonM
Centre for Economic Policy Research (The)CEPR Great Sutton StreetLondonEC1V 0DXUnited Kingdom1983Tessa OgdenF
Centre for Entrepreneurs (The)CFE Charles StreetLondonW1J 5DWUnited KingdomMatt SmithM
Centre for London Hub Westminster, New Zealand House80 HaymarketLondonSW1Y 4TEUnited Kingdom2011Ben RogersM
Centre for Policy Studies (The)CPS Tufton StreetWestminsterLondonSW1P 3QLUnited Kingdom1974Tim KnoxM
Centre for Progressive Policy House27 Great Peter StreetLondonSW1P 3LNUnited Kingdom2017Charlotte AlldrittF
Centre for Social Justice (The)CSJ Queen Anne's GateLondonSW1H 9ABUnited Kingdom2004Andy CookM
Centre for Strategic Research and Analysis (The)CESRAN Pipkin CourtCoventryCV1 2UGUnited Kingdom2008Dr Özgür TüfekçiM
Centre for Welfare Reform House8 Oakdale RoadSheffieldS7 1SLUnited Kingdom2009Simon DuffyM
Chatham HouseRoyal Institute of International Affairs St James's SquareLondonSW1Y 4LEUnited Kingdom1920Dr Robin Niblett CMGM
CLES Networks1 George Leigh StreetManchesterM4 5DLUnited Kingdom1986Neil McInroyM
Cobden Centre (The) Great Titchfield StreetLondonW1W 5BBUnited Kingdom
Toby Baxendale
Common Weal Union StreetGlasgowG1 3TAUnited Kingdom2014Robin McAplineM
Compass Torrens StreetLondonEC1V 1NQUnited Kingdom2003Neal LawsonM
Constitution Unit (The) StreetLondonWC1E 6BTUnited Kingdom1995Professor Meg Russell F
Cordoba Foundation (The)TCF Borrowdale AvenueHarrowHA3 7PZUnited Kingdom2005
Corsham InstituteCI CourtyardHartham ParkCorshamSN13 0RPUnited Kingdom2017Rachel NeamanF
David Hume Institute Forth StreetEdinburghEH1 3LHUnited Kingdom1985Jane-Frances KellyF
Defence SynergiaDS PiccadillyLondonW1J 9HFUnited Kingdom2010
Demos Mill streetLondonSE1 2BDUnited Kingdom1993Claudia WoodF
Development, Concepts and Doctrine Centre (The)DCDC 8RFUnited Kingdom1998
DotEveryone HouseNew WingLondonWC2R 1LAUnited Kingdom2015Rachel ColdicuttF
Education Foundation (The) Webber StreetLondonSE1 8QWUnited Kingdom2011
Education Policy InstituteEPI Queen Anne's GateLondonSW1H 9BUUnited Kingdom1998Rt. Hon David LawsM
Ekklesia Shaftesbury AveLondonWC2H 8EPUnited Kingdom2002Simon BarrowM
European Council on Foreign RelationsECFR House159-165 Great Portland StreetLondon W1W 5PAUnited Kingdom2007Mark LeonardM
Fabian Society (The) Smith SquareLondonSW1P 3HQUnited Kingdom1884Andrew HarropM
Food Foundation Raincloud Victoria76 Vincent SquareLondonSW1P 2PDUnited KingdomAnna TaylorF
Foreign Policy Centre (The)FPC Oval WayVauxhallLondonSE11 5RRUnited Kingdom1998Josephine OsikenaF
Future Policy Organisation Old Gloucester StreetLondonWC1N 3AXUnited Kingdom2016
Global Warming Policy Foundation (The)http://www.thegwpf.org Tufton StreetWestminsterLondonSW1P 3QLUnited Kingdom2009Dr Benny PeiserM
Gorwel of PeaceKing Edward VII AvenueCardiffCF10 3APUnited Kingdom2012Professor Russell DeaconM
Green Alliance Buckingham Palace RoadLondonSW1W 0REUnited Kingdom1979Shaun SpiersM
Halsbury's Law Exchange StrandLondonWC2N 5JRUnited KingdomJoshua RozenbergM
Hansard Society (The) King StreetLondonEC2V 8EAUnited Kingdom1944Dr Ruth FoxF
Henry Jackson Society (The) MillbankWestminsterLondonSW1PUnited Kingdom2005Dr Alan Mendoza M
Higher Education Policy InstituteHEPI 99 Banbury RoadOxfordOX2 6JXUnited Kingdom2002Nick HillmanM
Human Security Centre (The)HSC Shelton StreetLondonWC2H 9JQUnited Kingdom2013Julie LenarzF
Independent Transport CommissionITC Cowcross StreetLondonEC1M 6EJUnited Kingdom1999Dr Matthew Niblett, FRSAM
Institute for European Enivronmental PolicyIEEP Belgrave RoadIEEP Offices, Floor 3LondonSW1V 1RBUnited Kingdom1976Céline CharveriatF
Institute for Fiscal Studies (The)IFS Ridgmount StreetLondonWC1E 7AEUnited Kingdom1969Paul JohnsonM
Institute for Government (The)IfG Carlton GardensLondonSW1Y 5AAUnited Kingdom2008Bronwen MaddoxF
Institute for Jewish Policy ResearchJPR Albert StreetLondonNW1 7NEUnited Kingdom1996Dr Jonathan Boyd M
Institute for Public Policy ResearchIPPRhttp://www.ippr.org Buckingham StreetLondonWC2N 6DFUnited Kingdom1988Tom KibasiM
Institute for Strategic Dialogue (The)ISD Box 7814LondonW1C 1YZUnited Kingdom1996Sasha HavlicekF
Institute for the Study of Civil Society (The)CIVITAS Tufton StreetWestminsterLondonSW1P 3QLUnited Kingdom2000David GreenM
Institute of Economic Affairs (The)IEA Lord North StreetWestminsterLondonSW1P 3LBUnited Kingdom1955Mark LittlewoodM
Institute of Race Relations (The)IRR Leeke StreetKings Cross RoadLondonWC1X 9HSUnited Kingdom1958Liz FeketeF
Institute of Welsh AffairsIWAhttp://www.iwa.wales James StreetCardiffCF10 5EZUnited Kingdom1987Auriol MillerF
Intergenerational Foundation (The)IF Half Moon LaneLondonSE24 9JUUnited Kingdom
International Growth Centre (The)IGChttp://www.theigc.org Lincoln’s Inn FieldsHoughton StreetLondonWC2A 2AEUnited Kingdom2008Jonathan LeapeM
International Institute for Environment and DevelopmentIIEDhttp://www.iied.org Gray's Inn RoadLondonWC1X 8NHUnited Kingdom1971Andrew NortonM
International Institute for Strategic Studies (The)IISS Temple PlaceLondonWC2R 2PGUnited Kingdom1958John ChipmanM
International Longevity Centre – UK (The)ILCUK Tufton StreetLondonSW1P 3QBUnited Kingdom2000Baroness Sally Greengross OBEF
IPPR North ManchesterIPPR Floor, City TowerPiccadilly PlazaManchesterM1 4BTUnited Kingdom1988Ed CoxM
IPPR North NewcastleIPPR City CouncilCivic CentreNewcastle upon TyneNE1 8QHUnited Kingdom1988Ed CoxM
IPPR ScotlandIPPR House23 Lauriston StreetEdinburghEH3 9DQUnited Kingdom1988Russell GunsonM
Jimmy Reid Foundation (The) Shields RoadGlasgowG41 4PLUnited Kingdom2011Professor Gregor GallM
Joseph Rowntree Foundation (The)JRF Water EndYorkYO30 6WPUnited Kingdom1904Campbell RobbM
King's Fund (The) Cavendish SquareLondonW1G 0ANUnited Kingdom1897Chris HamM
Learning and Work Institute House21 De Montfort StreetLeicesterLE1 7GEUnited Kingdom2016Dave SimmondsM
Legatum Institute (The) Charles StreetMayfairLondonW1J 5DWUnited Kingdom2006Baroness Philippa StroudF
Local Government Information UnitLGiU Pentonville RoadLondonN1 9NGUnited Kingdom1983Dr Jonathan Carr-WestM
Localis Lower Grosvenor PlaceLondonSW1W 0ENUnited Kingdom2001Liam Booth-SmithM
LSE IDEAS StreetLondonWC2A 2AEUnited Kingdom2008Professor Michael CoxM
MigrationWatch UK Tufton StLondonSW1P 3QLUnited Kingdom2001Lord Green of DeddingtonM
Money and Mental Health’s Policy Institute22 KingswayLondonWC2B 6LEUnited Kingdom2016Polly Mackenzie F
National Institute of Economic and Social ResearchNIESR Dean Trench StreetSmith SquareLondonSW1P 3HEUnited Kingdom1938Professor Diane CoyleF
Nesta Victoria EmbankmentLondonEC4Y 0DSUnited Kingdom1998Geoff MulganM
New City InitiativeNCIhttp://www.newcityinitiative.org Princes StreetLondonEC2R 8AQUnited Kingdom2010
New Economics Foundation Salamanca PlaceLondonSE1 7HBUnited Kingdom1986Marc StearsM
New Local Government NetworkNLGN Rain Cloud Victoria76 Vincent SquareLondonSW1P 2PDUnited Kingdom1996Adam LentM
New Philanthropy CapitalNPC Park StreetLondonSE1 9BLUnited Kingdom2002Dan CorryM
New Policy InstituteNPI HouseDerbyshire StreetLondonE2 6HGUnited Kingdom1996Peter KenwayM
Nuffield Council on Bioethics Bedford SquareLondonWC1B 3JSUnited Kingdom1991Hugh WhittallM
Nuffield Trust (The) New Cavendish StreetLondonW1G 7LPUnited Kingdom1939Candace ImisonF
Ockham Healthcare Newmarket RoadRoystonSG8 7DYUnited Kingdom2015Ben GowlandM
Open Europe Tufton StreetLondonSW1P 3QNUnited Kingdom2005Henry NewmanM
Open Reason Queen Street PlaceLondonEC4R 1BEUnited Kingdom2017Nick CleggM
Overseas Development InstituteODIhttp://www.odi.org Blackfriars RoadLondonSE1 8NJUnited Kingdom1960Alex ThierM
Oxford Research GroupORG Leonard StreetLondonEC2A 4LTUnited Kingdom1982
Parliament Street Kingdom2012Patrick SullivanM
Policy Connect Loman StreetSouthwarkLondonSE1 0EHUnited Kingdom1995Jonathan ShawM
Policy ExchangePX–10 Great George StreetWestminsterLondonSW1P 3AEUnited Kingdom2002Dean GodsonM
Policy Networkhttp://www.policy-network.net Tufton Street LondonSW1P 3QB United Kingdom2000
Policy Studies InstitutePSI Marylebone RoadMaryleboneLondonNW1 5LSUnited Kingdom1931Ben ShawM
Politeia Catherine PlaceLondonSW1E 6DYUnited Kingdom1995Dr Sheila LawlorF
Progress Tufton StreetLondonSW1P 3QBUnited Kingdom1996Richard AngellM
Quilliam Little Portland StreetLondonW1W 7JBUnited Kingdom2008Haras RafiqM
Radix Raincloud Victoria76 Vincent SquareLondonSW1P 2PDUnited KingdomNick TyroneM
RAND Europe CentreMilton RoadCambridgeCB4 1YGUnited Kingdom1948Hans PungM
Re-Define Charles II StreetLondonSW1Y 4AEUnited KingdomSony KapoorM
Reform Great Peter StreetLondonSW1P 3LTUnited Kingdom2001Andrew HaldenbyM
Reform Scotland North St David StreetEdinburghEH2 1AWUnited Kingdom2008
Renewable Energy Foundation (The)REF Russell SquareLondonWC1B 4HSUnited Kingdom2004
Resolution Foundation Queen Anne's GateWestminsterLondonSW1H 9AAUnited Kingdom2005Torsten BellM
ResPublica WhitehallLondonSW1A 2DDUnited Kingdom2009Phillip BlondM
Royal Air Force Centre for Air Power StudiesRAF CAPS HouseSwindonSN6 8LAUnited Kingdom2001
Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and CommerceRSA John Adam StreetLondonWC2N 6EZUnited Kingdom1754Matthew TaylorM
Royal United Services Institute for Defence and Security StudiesRUSI WhitehallWestminsterLondonSW1A 2ETUnited Kingdom1831Dr Karin von HippelF
Scotland Institute (The) West George StreetGlasgowG2 1BPUnited Kingdom2012Dr. Azeem IbrahimM
Scotland's Futures Forum Scottish ParliamentEdinburghEH99 1SPUnited Kingdom2005
Smart Societies Institute Scrutton StreetLondonEC2A 4PPUnited Kingdom2015Dr Sam BeatsonM
Smith Institute (The) HouseSouth WingLondonWC2R 1LAUnited Kingdom1996Paul HackettM
Social Affairs Unit (The)SAU Regent StreetLondonW1B 5SAUnited Kingdom1980Michael MosbacherM
Social Market FoundationSMF Tufton StreetLondonSW1P 3QBUnited Kingdom1989James KirkupM
Southern Policy Centre James Matthews Building, Southampton Solent University157-187 Above Bar StreetSouthamptonSO14 7NNUnited Kingdom2014David Birks & John DenhamM
Sutton Trust (The) MillbankLondonSW1P 4QPUnited Kingdom1997Dr Lee Elliot MajorM
The Police Foundation Foundry17 Oval WayLondonSE11 5RRUnited Kingdom1979Rick MuirM
The Public Purse Centre ManchesterCharlton PlaceManchesterM12 6HSUnited Kingdom2017
Theos Great Peter StreetLondonSW1P 2EZUnited KingdomElizabeth OldfieldF
WebRoots Democracy Bethnal Green RoadLondonE2 7DGUnited Kingdom2014Areeq ChowdhuryM
Wilberforce Society (The) of CambridgeThe Old Schools, Trinity LaneCambridgeCB2 1TNUnited Kingdom2009
Work Foundation (The)http://www.theworkfoundation.com Palmer StreetLondonSW1H 0ADUnited Kingdom1918Lesley GilesF
Young Foundation Victoria Park SquareLondonE2 9PFUnited Kingdom2005Helen GouldenF
Z/Yen LothburyLondonEC2R 7HGUnited Kingdom1994