Tracey leads on developing and implementing projects that support the not for profit sector to make better use of internal and external data. She project manages NPC’s data lab’s work, which enables charities to evaluate their services using government administrative data sets. NPC helped to develop the Ministry of Justice’s Justice Data Lab, and she is working to develop data labs in the areas of education, employment and health. Tracey works within the innovation and development team at NPC, and in addition to her data labs work, is currently mapping out the data ecosystem for the not for profit sector, as well as responding to data related queries from the sector.
Before joining NPC, Tracey was a research fellow at the Institute for Criminal Policy Research, Birkbeck, University of London. During this time, she was engaged on several research projects focused on youth justice, most recently managing a large investigation into the needs of young people sentenced to a custodial sentence. She has over ten years’ experience in the field of social research, primarily conducting quantitative data collection and collation, and undertaking statistical analysis.
The latest report from Mowat NFP’s Enabling Environment series analyzes how charities, funders, governments and academic institutions can create a more enabling environment for data collection, analysis and sharing for the charitable sectors in both Canada and the UK.More