Chief Executive

Carey’s previous roles include Co-director of the Institute of Public Policy Research, Special Advisor to Tony Blair in the Number 10 Policy Unit, specialising in employment, social security, childcare and poverty. Carey has also been a senior lecturer in social policy at the South Bank University, deputy director and head of research at the Child Poverty Action […]

Commercial Director

Chris joined EIF in December 2015 as the organisation’s first Commercial Director. He has fifteen years’ experience in a variety of voluntary sector roles. After a degree in History at Bristol University, he helped establish Green-Works, one of the UK’s pioneering social enterprises. [...]

Director of Dissemination

Donna has lead work to translate and communicate EIF evidence and to support key audiences to use and apply it since 2013. She works directly with local areas, sectors such as local government and policing and government departments. [...]

Director of Evidence

Tom McBride is Director of Evidence at EIF. Before joining us he was based at DfE, where he led the Strategic Analysis function providing analytical support across all areas of DfE policy.

Project Support Officer

Aman started at EIF in October 2016. Upon completing a Law LLM at UCL, Aman spent time within two London-based human rights NGOs, including Liberty. More recently, Aman worked as part of the legal team for an NHS trust in London, where he focused on data protection and privacy cases.

Senior Adviser

Ben leads EIF’s work on the early years and on multi-agency systems, and supports local leaders and commissioners on the practical implementation of early intervention. He joined EIF in 2015 having spent the previous decade working in local government on children’s strategy and partnerships. […]

Evidence Analyst

Daniel joined the EIF from the Analysis and Insight Team at Cabinet Office. There he managed a range of research and evaluation projects in support of the Office for Civil Society and the Youth Policy teams. Before that, Daniel spent three years as a Research Associate at the Centre for Education Research and Practice at AQA Education where he published work on [...]

Operations Manager

David joined the EIF in July 2016 as Operations Manager. David has sixteen years’ experience in the charity and non-profit sector; he worked for a decade at Cancer Research UK in research and grants finance operations before managing charitable Trusts for The Chartered Society of Physiotherapy.

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Our Trustees come from a variety of backgrounds and are responsible for overseeing the organisation’s development and guiding on strategic priorities.



EIF is fortunate to be able to draw on the expertise of the following individuals in our work supporting the implementation of early intervention.


Evidence Panel

EIF is fortunate to be able to draw on the expertise of the following individuals in our work supporting the implementation of early intervention.

Evidence Panel