Our People

Our People

Contributors

  • James Parkinson

    Research Associate

    James Parkinson is Policy Officer at the RIBA with a focus on planning policy and localism. He has overseen the RIBA guide to localism series; introducing neighbourhood planning and exploring...

  • Mark Lupton

    Research Associate

    Mark Lupton

    Mark is an Independent Housing Policy Analyst who has written extensively on housing policy issues and has managed a wide range of policy and research projects.  Mark has wide-ranging experience...

  • Dr Patrycja Kaszynska

    Research Associate

    Dr Patrycja Kaszynska

    Dr Patrycja Kaszynska is a Research Associate, having been a Senior Researcher and Project Manager from September 2011- August 2012. Her interests lie in the field of education and skills...

  • Will Fox

    Research Associate

    Will Fox is Public Affairs Manager at the RIBA, leading on the Institute’s work with government and parliament and increasingly with local authorities. Will formerly worked as a consultant at...

  • Pete Duncan

    Research Associate

    Pete Duncan

    Pete is a Director at Social Regeneration Consultants, which he set up in 1993. He has spent nearly all his career working in the field of community-led regeneration and neighbourhood...

  • Julian Dobson

    Research Associate

    Julian Dobson

    Julian Dobson is a ResPublica Research Associate. He is a writer, speaker and commentator on regeneration, place-making, civil society and social policy. He is also a trainer, adviser and facilitator,...

  • Keith Cooper

    Research Associate

    Keith Cooper

    Keith Cooper is a journalist and researcher, who writes regularly on public policy for UK press and online media. He is former deputy editor of Inside Housing magazine and spent...

  • Behrooz Tavassolian

    Research Assistant

    Behrooz Tavassolian

    Behrooz is a graduate, holding a BA Honours Degree in Politics. Before joining ResPublica, Behrooz worked on Ken Livingstone’s campaign for London Mayor and for the Nottingham & Nottinghamshire Refugee...

  • Isabella Miller

    Research Assistant

    Isabella Miller

    Prior to her time at ResPublica, Isabella worked at the European Parliament and in the offices of Menzies Campell MP and Andrew Mitchell MP. She graduated from the University of...

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  • Richard Sagar

    Senior Policy and Projects Officer

    Richard Sagar

    Richard joined ResPublica in June 2014, having previously worked for environmental NGOs and trade associations. Prior to that he was a postgraduate in philosophy, with a particular interest in the...

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