Floyd is a Social Scientist and a political commentator. He is the former Head of Policy for the Centre for Economic and Social Inclusion.
A former Chief Executive of the Social Policy think tank ROTA and previously worked for the Metropolitan Police Authority (MPA) as an adviser on the implementation of the new Home Office Guidelines on ‘Custody Visiting’. Floyd currently sits on the council of the Hansard Society which works to promote democracy and strengthen parliament and sits on the Board of the ESRC. A former council member of the Deaf Blind charity SENSE 2002-2006 and School Governor of St Michaels School in East Wickham. Dr. Floyd Millen’s website. email email@example.com
Fatima has 15 years of policy research experience and is an experience qualitative researcher. She has worked in the not-for-profit, charitable and academic sectors and is currently based at the Policy Studies Institute, University of Westminster. She has worked in a research capacity at the Family and Parenting Institute, Save the Children UK and the Centre for Economic and Social Inclusion
Her expertise includes the design, management and delivery of qualitative studies and components of programme evaluations. She has substantial expertise of conducting research with government, voluntary sector and business programme stakeholders as well as service users and disadvantaged and vulnerable groups.
Fatima provides research design and analysis advice and support to yesMinister.
Lucia has eight years experience in public policy research. Her recent roles as a qualitative researcher at the Policy Studies Institute (PSI) and the Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR) have given her the opportunity to work on a wide range of projects in different policy areas. Lucia has extensive experience of qualitative methods, such as focus groups, deliberative workshops and in-depth and semi-structured interviews, with a range of stakeholders from business, government and the voluntary sector. She is confident at adapting the analysis and dissemination of data according to the needs of the client and has enjoyed public speaking experience in a variety of policy, business and public forums.
David has been a senior director for a number of public services within local authorities and FE colleges. He has advised local authorities on social policy and implementation of major government early interventions such as Children’s Fund, Sure Start and the Common Assessment Framework as well as undertaking reviews, evaluations and research studies for public, private and third sector organisations.
He is an experienced facilitator and teacher delivering accredited personal development courses, diversity training and a qualified assessor and internal verifier for vocational qualifications.
He is a Fellow of the Institute for Leadership and Management (FInstLM), and Member of the Institute for learning (MInstLM).
Dr Andy Williamson is a highly experienced consultant, researcher and commentator with a passion for and in-depth understanding of the effective use of social media, digital engagement and digital policy. He delivers successful projects across civil society, local and central government and transnational organisations in a number of countries and is a well-known commentator and public speaker. Andy holds a PhD from Monash University, Australia and was previously Director of Digital Democracy at the Hansard Society and an adviser to the New Zealand Government.