Immy is an Innovation Lead specialising in the development of theories of change and robust evaluation frameworks. Coming from a Monitoring and Evaluation background, Immy brings a range of qualitative and quantitative skills to the team, including interview, focus group and data analysis skills. She has an MSc in International Development from the School of Oriental and African Studies and a BA Hons in Geography from the University of Oxford.
Prior to joining Shift, Immy worked for a range of international development organisations, working in research communication and conducting research and evaluation on education programmes.
Outside of Shift Immy is a keen amateur jockey, spending most weekends hurtling around muddy fields on horseback.
September 28, 2021
Findings from our second RCT with Fair Finance and Paul Adams exploring the role of repayment framing in online loan applications and affordability.
March 10, 2021
A field guide from the Relationships Project, presenting five ‘types’ of Covid volunteers and key considerations for supporting them to carry on caring.
March 8, 2021
Reflecting on what we’ve learnt from one year of Covid, this report makes the case for reflection and recuperation, and then for building energetically on the many positives from this period.
December 18, 2020
Drawing together our learning from a twelve week peer learning programme with a cohort of community businesses committed to building better relationships.
December 3, 2020
User research exploring the lives, experiences and support needs of Fair Finance customers in the context of the pandemic.
March 20, 2020
In this report, published with Fair Finance, we share our RCT findings on anchoring loan amounts.
March 13, 2020
A report from the Relationships Project unearths learning for cities the world over.
February 2, 2020
A collection of inspiring examples of relationship-centred practice from across the UK.
Relationships Project: a better society through better relationships
Powering nonprofits to respond to the crisis
Increasing access to affordable credit with Fair Finance
The impact of Covid-19 on financial vulnerability
Storybox: bringing diverse communities together through story sharing
Building self-reflection skills in young people
Creating a system of continuous improvement for the NCS programme
Changing Places: Giving young people a voice on their local area
Historypin: bringing communities together though local history