| Clear writing, clear-headed analysis, numerate, reliable, pragmatic, experienced, well-informed, collaborative|
- Independent consultant and writer on social policy. Since 1994 I have delivered tailored, on-time writing and analysis to 40 organisations in the UK and six other countries. Repeat clients include Prime Minister's Strategy Unit, OECD, Joseph Rowntree Foundation.
- Director, Centre for Research in Social Policy, Loughborough University. Since 2008 I have been co-ordinating CRSP's work on minimum incomes and its other income and poverty related work.
| 1998-2008 Poverty Adviser, Joseph Rowntree Foundation|
Education official at OECD
Britain writer and education correspondent, The
Assistant editor then editor, Inside Housing
Editor, Youthaid Bulletin,