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Peter Babudu

Head of Evidence, Youth Endowment Fund

Peter leads evidence work for the Youth Endowment Fund

Peter has over a decade of experience in evidence and evaluation, with a particular emphasis on ensuring that evidence is practical and widely used.
He joined EIF from Prime Advocates, where he led their impact and evidence practice. Before that, Peter was a Director at the Social Innovation Partnership where he led tens of evaluations for charities, government departments and foundations, and supported the strategic development and delivery of Project Oracle, a major evidence initiative focused on improving the knowledge of what works for programmes targeting children and young people in London. Peter also worked with a range of foundations to create effective evidence systems across their funds including Nesta on their Centre for Social Action Innovation Fund and UnLtd’s Big Venture Challenge.
Peter has a BA in philosophy, politics and economics from Oxford University, an MSc in development studies from Birkbeck College. He is a qualified solicitor and a charity trustee.