Tanyah Hameed

Tanyah is an experienced public policy researcher and project manager. 

She has particular expertise in how innovation in finance and delivery models can help improve public services and currently manages multiple projects, working in collaboration with government and social sector organisations in the UK. Her current projects span the policy areas of refugee support, multiple disadvantages, social impact bonds, and disabilities.

Over more than five years with the University of Oxford, the Government of Pakistan and the United Nations, she specialised in mixed methods research, using evaluation tools to evidence the impact of service innovation and collaboration on social outcomes. Her work has been published in academic journals, as well as policy reports and evaluation reports for UK government.

In her spare time, she serves as a trustee for a local charity, Oxfordshire Community and Voluntary Action (OCVA), which supports the voluntary, community and social enterprise sector across Oxfordshire.

What are your hobbies and interests?

Salsa/​dancing, board games, solo travelling.

What would be your superpower?

Never needing to sleep.

What’s your favourite board game?


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