Femi is an experienced qualitative social researcher and evaluator with over a decade and a half practice in the field principally using participatory methods.
Femi has extensive experience working within universities; large and small charities; local and central government departments and community groups. He has worked across different sectors, including community development, education, employment and youth and community services.
He holds a particular expertise in identifying and addressing inequalities largely but not exclusively around the intersections of race, gender, area and age and he is well practiced in applying inclusive and anti-racist approaches to social research project planning, management, analysis and dissemination.
Femi is passionate about the inclusive potential of research and social innovation, with a keen interest in helping clients develop pragmatic models for engagement and participation. He is enthusiastic about translating complex ideas into operational delivery, maximizing the impact of projects through behavioural insights and rigorous design & evaluation approaches.
His other interests are based around refining his participatory practice using creative and narrative methods to engage categories of people who would not normally be involved in the policy process (principally, but not exclusively with deliberative techniques). His most recent focus has been on expanding his craft in how to communicate research findings in new ways using data visualisations, infographics or artistic methods.