James is a quantitative research assistant at the Policy Institute, working across several areas of research. James has received academic training in both quantitative and qualitative research methods, and has previously engaged with varied topics including housing quality and homelessness, social inequalities, and gender, sexuality, and masculinity.
James joined the institute in April 2022 and holds an MSc in Social Research from University of London, and a BSc in Geography from the University of Bristol.
Before joining the institute, James spent time working within the homelessness and housing advice charity sectors. During this time, James gained experience in database management, monitoring & evaluation, and conducting research within the charitable sector, as well as providing hands on support and advice. James supports the institute by conducting quantitative research and analysis on a range of projects, and contributing to the reporting and communication of quantitative analysis.