Working to make government more effective

Sophie is a researcher working in the Institute’s policymaking team.

She previously worked as Team Executive Assistant at Resolution Foundation, a think tank specialising in improving living standards for low- to middle-income households. She has a BA in Geography and MPhil in Geographical Research. Her previous research has assessed the impacts of post-2010 UK austerity on library and prison services, drawing on lived experience testimony from library staff and people who lived or worked in prisons from 2010-2020. 

All work

18 SEP 2023 Report

Doing data justice

The justice sector needs a system-wide data strategy to address current deficiencies.

17 APR 2023 Report

Tackling obesity

Government squeamishness on tackling obesity will mean higher taxes and lower productivity.

14 NOV 2022 Explainer

Sugar tax

The soft drinks industry levy (SDIL), or ‘sugar tax’, is a levy applied to UK-produced or imported soft drinks containing added sugar.