Professor Anna Vignoles

Director at The Leverhulme Trust

Director, Leverhulme Trust

Anna Vignoles is Director of the Leverhulme Trust. She has previously been Professor of Education and Fellow of Jesus College at the University of Cambridge, Professor of Economics of Education at the UCL Institute of Education and Research Fellow at the London School of Economics Centre for Economic Performance.

A distinguished academic, Anna's research has focused on issues of equity and value in education, particularly the relationship between educational achievement and social mobility, and the role played by education and skills attainment in the economy and society. She has published widely on these topics.

She has acted as a Trustee of the Nuffield Foundation, Member of Council of the Economic and Social Research Council, and Member of the Advisory Board of the Sutton Trust. She was elected a Fellow of the British Academy in 2017 and awarded a CBE in 2019 for her services to social sciences.

To read about Anna's experience working with Policy Fellows see here.

  • 18 June 2024, 9:30am

    2024 CSaP Annual Conference

    Our Annual Conference brings together an audience of policy professionals, academic experts and business leaders for a day of talks and presentations, and to share and discuss issues and ideas on a range of topics from innovation and economic growth to climate and sustainability. Speakers from government, academia, and industry will present examples of how we are working together to address new and emerging policy challenges.

  • 7 June 2022, 5:30pm

    The time for innovation: why there has never been a greater opportunity to focus on innovation

    In his talk, Indro Mukerjee, CEO of Innovate UK, discussed why now is a critical time for us to seek ingenuity and boldness in UK innovation.

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    CSaP Policy Challenge Workshop: 'Big Data and Policy'

    CSaP runs the first workshop as part of the Policy Challenge in Data Science and Policy