Qamraan joined Shared Intelligence with a Merit in MSc International Social & Public Policy from LSE, as well as a First-Class degree in BA History from SOAS University of London. During his studies, he worked as a research assistant at LSE to produce a policy report on the 10-year-route to settlement for young migrants in the UK and undertook a business development internship at Osman Consulting. He has also gained a range of research and policy experience through involvement in project work, both employed and on a voluntary basis. This includes undertaking qualitative and quantitative research in Mauritius for an independent dissertation study, working as a community activator for The Active Wellbeing Society, and as a researcher for One Day Seyoum on campaign projects around human rights issues in Eritrea.
Qamraan currently supports our work with the Local Government Association as a consultant on the Supporting Councils with Business Engagement project. In addition to this, Qamraan has been assisting our work with CILIP in an Independent Review of Library Financing; working with West Berkshire Council on an Assessment of Community Needs in relation to Library Services; and supporting our evaluation of South London Gallery’s Open Plan Project.