Handan is a Senior Advisor at BIT, working on home affairs and international programmes. Since joining the team, she has worked with partners in the UK and overseas on a range of topics from reducing re-offending, to improving road safety, to increasing exporting. Before joining BIT she was an Advisor in the Economic and Domestic Secretariat at the UK Cabinet Office. She has also worked at the Home Office, where she focused on crime and policing, and the Department for Business where she supported the set up of an autonomous vehicles policy team. Handan has a degree in European Social and Political Studies from UCL with an Economics major.