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Lucy Makinson

Senior Research Advisor

Lucy is a Senior Research Advisor in BIT’s Singapore office where she primarily focuses on projects relating to active citizenship, community cohesion, youth engagement and education. For the majority of her previous role in BIT’s London office Lucy was the Policy Advisor to David Halpern (CEO). She also led a programme of work to improve outcomes for disadvantaged students with King’s College London and supported the development of BIT’s work in social capital and social cohesion. Her experience at BIT includes both quantitative and qualitative research, with a focus on survey methods and implementation. Prior to joining BIT she worked as a secondary school maths teacher, and subsequently in opinion research. Lucy holds an undergraduate degree in Economics from the University of Cambridge, and a Master’s degree in Behavioural Economics and Game Theory from the University of Amsterdam.