I ensure the Design Council’s research and evaluations push forward our knowledge about design – both its applications and impact – using stats and insight to truly understand what works.

I previously was Citizens Advice’s Head of Impact and Evaluation, leading on the organisation’s evaluation approach, and how it determines its social and economic value. I am also experienced in think-tank perspectives on research and insight, having worked at New Philanthropy Capital (NPC) and the Young Foundation (in their Public Services Innovation team. I’m a mixed-methods specialist by training - holding research-focused BA and MSc degrees - with an interest in pragmatic ‘realist’ evaluation that deliver actionable findings.