Nico is a Research Manager at Centre for London. He is chiefly interested in cities, governance and regional economic development, and at Centre for London he has co-authored reports on inequality and social mobility, city planning, and London after Brexit. Nico has an MSc in Urban Policy.
Kieran is a Research Assistant at Centre for London. Before joining the Centre in 2021, he was an election agent and strategist in local government elections. Kieran is also a volunteer tutor/mentor for children with chronic health conditions.
Claire is Research Director at Centre for London. Before joining the Centre she was Head of Research at Coram Family and Childcare, where she led on the annual Childcare Surveys. She previously worked in research and development at digital mental health provider Big White Wall, and in public sector research consultancy. Her research interests include education and opportunity, wellbeing, equalities, and gender.
Nikita is a Researcher at Centre for London. Her research interests include gender, social and environmental justice, and care as an organising principle. Prior to joining the Centre in 2020, Nikita was a Research and Policy Intern for the OECD’s Strength Through Diversity team and a Research and Project Management Intern for NETRIGHT, a network of women’s rights organisations in Ghana.
Rob is Director of Strategic Projects at Centre for London. He rejoined the Centre in 2020 after initially helping to establish the organisation in 2011 and leading on our inaugural research programme. Prior to his initial role at Centre for London, Rob worked on strategy and business planning for the London Development Agency. In 2012, he joined the United Nations International Trade Centre agency as Chief of Strategy, where he led on planning, evaluation, governance and fundraising. Rob returned to the UK in 2015 as Head of Strategy at Future Cities Catapult, part of a network of UK government-backed innovation agencies.