Siân is Head of Strategic Design and Insight, overseeing a portfolio of research, evaluation and insight projects for national and local clients. 

Having spent the last decade working in organisations with dual functions in programme delivery and advocacy, Siân is passionate about delivering insights that enable organisations to increase their impact. She specialises in a range of methodological approaches - underpinned by research-focused BA and MSc degrees – and is particularly interested in the intersection between research, learning and design.  

Before joining us, Siân was Head of Research and Insight at Design Council, where she gained significant experience in integrating design and innovation techniques into research processes, as well as contributed to international collaborations on demonstrating the value of design. She also was previously Head of Impact and Evaluation at Citizens Advice, managing a diverse research and impact workplan across major national services in England and Wales.  

She is also no stranger to The Young Foundation, having started her career here as a Research Intern.