Alveena Malik


Alveena Malik has twenty years’ experience of working on social justice issues, including leading policy work on equalities and community cohesion, and delivering social innovation projects. Alveena is Co-Founder and Director of One Million Mentors which is a pioneering approach using the advantages of technology in order to transform the process of mentoring for all.... Find out more

Amanda Levete

Senior Fellow

Amanda Levete is a RIBA Stirling Prize winning architect and founder and principal of AL_A, an international award-winning design and architecture studio.  Recently completed projects include the Victoria & Albert Museum Exhibition Road Quarter (2017) in London, the V&A’s largest building project in over 100 years; MAAT (2016), a Museum of Art, Architecture and Technology... Find out more

Anne McCrossan


Anne McCrossan is the founding partner of Visceral Business, an independent digital business practice based in London and Cornwall. Her work on Interaction Value Mapping synthesizes brand marketing, data strategy and organisational design. She is the Lead for the Open Data Institute in Cornwall and a ceramic artist with a studio in St Ives. Anne has been involved in organisational... Find out more

Ceri Goddard


Ceri is Associate Director of Social Justice for the Dartington Hall Trust. As a previous Director of Equality Innovation at The Young Foundation she initiated and led our Gender Futures initiative which developed new gender equality innovation and gender lens investment frameworks and projects, as well as wider work to increase the equality impact of... Find out more

David Civil


David Civil is an Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) funded PhD student based in the Department of History at the University of Nottingham. His research explores the origins, development and trajectory of the concept meritocracy in post-war Britain. By employing meritocracy as a lens through which to view Britain’s changing intellectual politics David’s PhD touches on fundamental... Find out more

Deborah Newbold


Debs Newbold is a theatre artist based in London and West Yorkshire.  She is an actor, director and performance storyteller working across a range of theatre forms, with a love of work that playfully explores performer-audience relationships. Debs writes powerful one woman shows, sometimes directs them, and tours them internationally. She works very closely with... Find out more

Dr Cath Sleeman

Cath is the Quantitative Research Fellow at Nesta. Her work aims to show how we can draw new insights from novel sources of big data, with a recent focus on two areas: improving labour market information and measuring diversity in the creative economy, such as the gender imbalance in UK film. She specialises in creating interactive... Find out more

Dr Darren Sharpe PhD Msc BA (Hons)


Dr Darren Sharpe is a Senior Consultant at the Institute of Public Care based at Oxford Brookes University and also Senior Research Fellow with the NIHR CLARHC North Thames. He is a trained Sociologist and interests include the tools, methods and approaches to evaluative research with children, young people and vulnerable adults in the co-production... Find out more

Dr Elaine Bauer


Elaine Bauer is Senior Research Fellow and Lecturer in the School of Law and Social Sciences, London South Bank University, Research Fellow at the Young Foundation and Associate Fellow at Institute of Latin American Studies. She is a Social Anthropologist with research interests including international migration, transnationalism, language brokering, race/ethnicity, and “mixed” families.  Her work... Find out more

Dr Marcia Brophy


Dr Marcia Brophy is a Child Psychologist, and Wellbeing and Mental Health Specialist working in this field for over 15 years.  Currently, she is working as Senior Regional Mental Health & Psychosocial Support Advisor (The Middle East & Eurasia) for Save the Children International based in Jordan. Prior to this she worked as a Mental... Find out more