Sophie is a freelance researcher with interests in food, developmental evaluation and community radio. Sophie started her career as a Consultant at OPM (now Traverse) a small employee-owned research organisation focusing on research, evaluation and engagement in the health and social care sector. She went on to work as Policy & Research Analyst at Design Council where she designed and delivered evaluation of projects about public sector service design and social innovation. Prior to going freelance, she was Acting Research & Evaluation Manager at Design Council, running a research programme measuring the value of design and investigating diversity in the design sector. She is currently studying for an MA in Anthropology of Food at SOAS, to finish in September 2019. Sophie is also part of a collective who run music events in south-east London and a radio show in Bristol.