The New Policy Institute's current team is: Peter Kenway, Tom MacInnes, Sabrina Bushe, Adam Tinson, Angi Driver, Hannah Aldridge, Jenny Pannell, Cathy Street and Steve Macarthur.
Before he co-founded the New Policy Institute in 1996, Peter worked as a manager, consultant and planner in public transport, as well as an academic economist at the University of Reading.
Tom joined NPI after working for several years at the Department of Health as an operational researcher. Tom is NPI's principal data analyst with a central role on most of NPI's major projects.
Hannah Aldridge (Research Analyst)
Hannah has previously worked as a researcher looking into affordable housing and the housing needs of specialist groups. Her academic background is in poverty and international development.
Sabrina worked as Campaigns and Communications Assistant at Freedom from Torture. She has a background in Social Research and Public Policy, covering topics such as welfare, asylum and women's rights.
Adam has previously worked for the Centre for Cities and Citizens Advice Northern Ireland, as well as for a member of the Northern Irish Assembly. His research background includes various aspects of social and economic policy.
Angi Driver (Company Secretary)
Angi was a research assistant for several MPs, then spent 15 years working in social housing, prior to coming to NPI, where she is responsible for all aspects of administration and finance.
Jenny has over 20 years experience, first as a senior housing manager and then in housing and social policy teaching and research at the University of the West of England, Bristol. As well as her research with the Institute, Jenny works with older people’s and learning disability organisations.
Cathy has over 15 years practical and academic experience in the fields of Child Psychiatry and Health Policy. Besides her research for the Institute, Cathy works with a range of mental health charities and has research and teaching responsibilities at the LSE.
Steve has an academic background on public policy and 25 years of experience of development work and management in Third Sector organisations.
Anushree Parekh (International Research Associate)
Anushree previously worked with Fair Pensions, and Age Concern (England). She has a background in economics and international development studies.
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