Programme Lead, Institute for Global Prosperity, UCL

Saffron leads a long-term research and innovation programme about sustainable prosperity in East London at UCL’s Institute for Global Prosperity.  She convenes the London Prosperity Board, a partnership between UCL, government, businesses and communities, to rethink what prosperity means for London’s neighbourhoods.

Saffron led The Young Foundation’s work on communities for several years before establishing Social Life, a social enterprise set up by The Young Foundation in 2012 to become a specialist centre of research about the social life of communities.

She is an anthropologist with a long-term interest in examining how communities are affected by regeneration.


A review of urban Community Land Trusts in England

Publication Posted on: 1 December 2011

Design for Social Sustainability

Publication Posted on: 19 November 2011

Managing the risks of neighbourhood governance

Publication Posted on: 1 August 2010


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