fellows

Alveena Malik

Fellow

Alveena Malik has twenty years’ experience of working on social justice issues, including leading policy work on equalities and community cohesion, and delivering social innovation projects. Alveena is Co-Founder and Director of One Million Mentors which is a pioneering approach using the advantages of technology in order to transform the process of mentoring for all.... Find out more

Amanda Levete

Senior Fellow

Amanda Levete is a RIBA Stirling Prize winning architect and founder and principal of AL_A, an international award-winning design and architecture studio.  Recently completed projects include the Victoria & Albert Museum Exhibition Road Quarter (2017) in London, the V&A’s largest building project in over 100 years; MAAT (2016), a Museum of Art, Architecture and Technology... Find out more

Ceri Goddard

Fellow

Ceri is Associate Director of Social Justice for the Dartington Hall Trust. As a previous Director of Equality Innovation at The Young Foundation she initiated and led our Gender Futures initiative which developed new gender equality innovation and gender lens investment frameworks and projects, as well as wider work to increase the equality impact of... Find out more

Dr Darren Sharpe PhD Msc BA (Hons)

Fellow

Dr Darren Sharpe is a Senior Consultant at the Institute of Public Care based at Oxford Brookes University and also Senior Research Fellow with the NIHR CLARHC North Thames. He is a trained Sociologist and interests include the tools, methods and approaches to evaluative research with children, young people and vulnerable adults in the co-production... Find out more

Dr Elaine Bauer

Fellow

Elaine Bauer is Senior Research Fellow and Lecturer in the School of Law and Social Sciences, London South Bank University, Research Fellow at the Young Foundation and Associate Fellow at Institute of Latin American Studies. She is a Social Anthropologist with research interests including international migration, transnationalism, language brokering, race/ethnicity, and “mixed” families.  Her work... Find out more

Dr Marcia Brophy

Fellow

Dr Marcia Brophy is a Child Psychologist, and Wellbeing and Mental Health Specialist working in this field for over 15 years.  Currently, she is working as Senior Regional Mental Health & Psychosocial Support Advisor (The Middle East & Eurasia) for Save the Children International based in Jordan. Prior to this she worked as a Mental... Find out more

Dr Phil Cohen

Fellow

Phil  Cohen is the co-founder of Living Maps, a network of academics, artists and activists concerned to develop a creative and critical approach to the social mapping of the city. He is currently developing a Citizens Atlas of London and working on an HLF funded project The Groundbreakers, a series of audio trails around the Olympic... Find out more

Dr Sean Carey

Fellow

Seán Carey PhD studied sociology and social anthropology at Newcastle University. He has held a variety of academic positions, including lecturer in research methods and social movements at Northumbria University; research associate at Royal Holloway College investigating street life and ethnicity in London; research fellow at CRONEM (Centre for Research on Nationalism, Ethnicity and Multiculturalism), University of... Find out more

Dr Tony Flower

Senior Fellow

Dr Tony Flower was the Young Foundation’s founding chairman in 2005, having been Michael Young’s right-hand man throughout the 1980s and 90s. He oversaw the creation of the Foundation from Young’s Institute of Community Studies and the Mutual Aid Centre, of which Tony was Chairman at the time of Young’s death in 2002. He has... Find out more

Glenys Thornton

Senior Fellow

Baroness Glenys Thornton was the Chief Executive of The Young Foundation from June 2015 to October 2017 and continuing to support our work as a Senior Fellow. Glenys grew up in inner-city Bradford, attended a local comprehensive, and then studied politics and government at the London School of Economics, where she is now a Governor. She... Find out more