Clients

Freelance clients have included:

  • Bristol Leadership and Change Centre, University of the West of England (led an independent review of services for homeless young people in Bristol commissioned by 1625 Independent People; part of a team delivering evaluation of the Golden Key initiative to transform services in Bristol for those with multiple complex needs).
  • Centre for Public Engagement, University of Bristol (independent evaluator of four-year Schools-University Partnership Initiative; developed and delivered evaluation training sessions for team members).
  • Dance United Yorkshire (independent evaluation of three youth dance programmes funded by Dawes Trust).
  • Bristol Museums and Galleries (independent evaluation support for exhibition Death: The Human Experience).
  • Paul Hamlyn Foundation (independent analysis of stakeholder survey results)
  • Federation for Detached Youth Work/ Dynamo International (web survey and practitioner group facilitation, for research project on evaluation systems for street outreach across Europe).
  • Brathay Trust (three evaluations of youth empowerment programmes; literature review to support planned digital literacy project; market research assignment on commissioning behaviour in Children and Young People’s Services across England).
  • You Make It Ltd (theory of change mapping to support young women’s empowerment programme).
  • Helen Macpherson-Smith Trust (scoping research to support a trustees meeting).
  • Social Research Association (survey of potential new membership).
  • London Borough of Islington, Family Learning Department (stakeholder survey of CVS organisations to assist bid to Big Lottery).
  • HMP Belmarsh Prison chaplaincy (resettlement project funding research – pro bono).
  • University of Exeter, Department of Sociology and Anthropology (course materials development).

As part of consultancy teams for Compass Partnership:

  • Wikimedia UK (independent review of governance).
  • Turn2us / Elizabeth Finn Care (evaluation and user case studies of website and helpline).
  • Masonic Samaritan Fund (research, report, board presentation, and case studies on barriers to applications).
  • Royal British Legion (research and report on extra care housing).

Employed and embedded research roles:

  • University of Bristol, Graduate School of Education (AHRC Connected Communities Research Associate).
  • Paul Hamlyn Foundation (Research Analyst on impact framework project).
  • Dance United (embedded evaluation researcher).