fellows

Alveena Malik DBE

Fellow

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…. → Read More

Amanda Levete

Senior Fellow

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… → Read More

Dr Darren Sharpe PhD Msc BA (Hons)

Fellow

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… → Read More

Dr Elaine Bauer

Fellow

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… → Read More

Dr Marcia Brophy

Fellow

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… → Read More

Dr Phil Cohen

Fellow

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… → Read More

Dr Sean Carey

Fellow

Fellow

Seán Carey PhD studied Sociology and Social Anthropology as both an undergraduate and a postgraduate at Newcastle University. He has held a variety of academic positions, including lecturer in research methods and social movements at Northumbria University; visiting lecturer in consumer behaviour at Roehampton Business School, University of Roehampton; research associate at Royal Holloway College… → Read More

Dr Tony Flower

Senior Fellow

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… → Read More

Gorka Espiau

Senior Fellow

Senior Fellow

Gorka Espiau Idoiaga was the Director of International Affairs at The Young Foundation and a Senior Fellow at the Agirre Lehendakaria Center for Social and Political Studies, a Columbia University (AC4-Earth Institute) and the University of the Basque Country partnership to share internationally the Basque case of socio-economic transformation under extreme difficulties. Gorka is also… → Read More

Jitinder Kohli

Fellow

Fellow

Jitinder Kohli is a Managing Director in Deloitte Consulting based in Washington DC. His work focuses on how governments and nonprofit organizations can drive innovation to improve citizen outcomes. He specializes in outcome financing and harnessing data to improve the impact of public funds. Between 2009-2012, he led the Doing What Works program at the… → Read More