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Dr Jo Casebourne
Dr Jo Casebourne joined EIF as Chief Executive in August 2017. Previously, Jo served as director of development at the Institute for Government, leading the institute’s work on public services and English devolution, after earlier stints as director of public and social innovation at Nesta and director of research at the Centre for Economic & Social Inclusion.
Jo has spent the last 20 years conducting research on public services, social innovation, disadvantaged groups in the labour market, welfare-to-work, employment and skills, work-life balance and childcare. Jo’s PhD examined the impact of welfare reform in the US and the UK on work and poverty for lone-parent families.
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