Julia Slay

Senior Researcher and Programme Manager, Social Policy

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Team: Social Policy

Julia has worked at NEF since October 2009, and is a Senior Researcher and the programme manager for the Social Policy team. Julia has written extensively on public sector reform and innovation, the impact of austerity, commissioning and how local areas can tackle poverty and inequality.

Her current work includes a project with the Cabinet Office on how to strategically embed social action, acting as co-chair of a Fairness Commission, and piloting a new project called the School for Local Government Innovators, which puts new economics into practice at a local level.

Publication // September 26, 2014

Transforming youth services

Unlocking value through co-production


Publication // June 16, 2014

Commissioning for outcomes and co-production

A practical guide for local authorities


Blog post // June 16, 2014

Visionary public services: a how-to guide

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