As Researcher and Project Co-ordinator, Nil has designed and delivered national and local innovation programmes across health and social care services. Nil is an experienced qualitative researcher, facilitator and project manager who finds purpose in tackling challenges for the most disadvantaged communities.
Nil worked on the Department for Education’s Children’s Social Care Innovation Programme, a £200 million programme, which aims to radically improve children’s social care in England and the lives of children and families in or on the edge of care, and helped capture the learning emerging from the programme. Most recently Nil has supported the development of a multi-disciplinary team in Doncaster to support better homeless people with complex needs.
Prior to joining the Innovation Unit, Nil worked at the National Institute of Economic and Social Research where she supported the evaluation of the Work Programme. Nil is fluent in four languages and graduated from Humboldt University in Berlin and the Middle East Technical University in Ankara.
CCG Innovation Fund wins patient experience award
City and Hackney CCG Innovation Fund wins major patient experience award Innovative commissioning programme celebrated for working directly with local communities to transform health and wellbeing outcomes.
Now more than ever
We’re in the midst of a major, global upheaval of norms and values that we have taken for granted as the aspirations of Western democracies. We must create serious, sustainable impact with and for communities that have been left behind.
Children’s Social Care Innovation Programme
The care system can be transformative, giving young people and their families the support they need at the most difficult points in their lives. But too many young people have a poor experience of the system and poor long-term outcomes, leaving care without the skills, relationships or emotional stability to ready them for adulthood.