Tatevik Sargsyan

Programme Officer Team: Social innovation and investment

Tatevik is currently working on The Young Academy (an initiative to support and invest in social ventures tackling inequality in education) and Communities Can (a Big Lottery pilot programme providing development support for grassroots community clubs and organisations).

Tatevik is interested in social innovation and cultural policy; identifying capacity building for grant making and new models of funding; and evaluation and dissemination of best practice.

Prior to joining the Young Foundation, Tatevik worked with the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation in London and Lisbon (HQ), as well as its sister charity Saint Sarkis Charity Trust. In the UK Branch, she provided research and project support towards the development of the Participatory Performing Arts strand. In Lisbon, at the Armenian Communities Department, sheresearched and developed policies for Publication and Translation programmes. She also worked towards augmenting the external communications and visibility of the Department, implementing digital content development for the new website.

After graduating with an LLB in Law & German, she completed an MSc in Public Policy at the University College London (UCL), and worked within arts and publishing, as well as doing placements within UK Parliament and law firms in the UK and Germany. Tatevik has also contributed towards international arts and culture publications.