Sonia Sodha is a freelance policy and strategy consultant. She also writes leaders and comment for the Observer. She is a former head of public services and consumer rights policy at Which?, the Consumers’ Association, where she led their work on public services. Prior to this, she was a senior policy adviser to Rt Hon Ed Miliband MP, the former leader of the Opposition.
She has also worked as head of policy and strategy at the Dartington Social Research Unit and led programmes of work on public services, education, children and families at the think tanks Demos and the Institute for Public Policy Research. Sonia is a trustee of the Trust for London and City Year UK and vice chair of governors at Griffin Primary School in Wandsworth.
Visit her website here.
A Stitch in Time: tackling educational disengagement [with Silvia Guglielmi] (Demos, 2009)
Multinationals: curse or blessing for the developing world?
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