David Toube is Director of Policy at Quilliam.
David was educated at Southampton University and at Brasenose College, Oxford, and is a barrister by training. He taught law at Queen Mary University of London, and then practiced law for 25 years, where he headed the European bank regulatory practice of a prominent international law firm.
David has been active in counter-extremism activism and writing for fifteen years, and has written for The Guardian and other news outlets, and for the prominent anti-extremist website, Harry’s Place. His focus is on far Left, far Right and Islamist extremism, and on extremism, polarisation and conspiracism within political culture.