Thea joined Shared Intelligence in 2022 having graduated from King’s College London with a BSc Philosophy, Politics and Economics. Their research covered a range of topics including public sector economics and the political economy of inequality, with a focus on the LGBTQ+ community’s welfare and living standards regionally in the UK. They also have previous experience working at an economics consultancy firm and at a charity that supports the families of those with addictions.
Thea’s past projects at Shared Intelligence include work with the Welsh Public Library Standards, supporting the Local Government Association with the integration of Local Enterprise Partnerships into local authorities and research into member perceptions of the Association of Directors, Environment, Economy, Planning and Transport.
Thea’s current projects include working with the Greater London Authority on the implementation of the Building a Fairer City Plan to tackle inequalities in London. They are also working with East Sussex County Council on the evaluation of the Eastbourne Alive programme on wellbeing of young people in celebration of the Turner Prize 2023 being held in Eastbourne.