Head of Evaluation and Impact Assessment, Power to Change Research Institute
Policy Fellow Alumna, Centre for Science and Policy
Gen joined Power to Change in May 2016. She has spent the best part of the last ten years working with social programmes that are committed to the informed use of measurement to improve their work.
Gen started her career in academia with a doctorate in the politics and philosophy of identity. She has lectured at Oxford University, Roehampton University, the Ecole Normale Supérieure in Paris and Birkbeck College London. She was formerly Director of Research at the social impact lab Osca, Head of Social Impact at The U, a social venture developed by the Young Foundation, and founder and director of GLUE, a social enterprise working with young people excluded from school.
Gen is a Research Fellow at the Centre for Youth Impact and a Trustee of the Friends of Ruskin Park, a community business in South East London.
Gen also writes about evaluation and social measurement, and has published widely on this topic. She writes a regular column for Civil Society News and has recently written articles for Charity Finance, Feedback Labs, The Spectator, The Daily Telegraph, The Centre for Youth Impact and the Alliance 4 Useful Evidence.