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.

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Inverting the question: RCT findings on reframing borrowing in terms of repayment

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.

Active Neighbours: Understanding the experiences of Covid volunteers

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.

Turning to the Light: Looking back and looking forward after one year of Covid

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.

Relationship Makers Impact Report

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.

Understanding the impact of Covid-19 on Fair Finance customers

December 3, 2020

User research exploring the lives, experiences and support needs of Fair Finance customers in the context of the pandemic.

Encouraging Affordable Borrowing

March 20, 2020

In this report, published with Fair Finance, we share our RCT findings on anchoring loan amounts.

The Relationship-Centred City: Building a better London by building better relationships

March 13, 2020

A report from the Relationships Project unearths learning for cities the world over.

Case studies: relationship-centred practice

February 2, 2020

A collection of inspiring examples of relationship-centred practice from across the UK.