About EPI

The Education Policy Institute is an independent, impartial and evidence-based research institute that aims to promote high quality education outcomes for all children and young people, regardless of social backgrounds.

Our Mission and Purpose:

Advance education for the benefit of the public, by promoting the study and discussion of, and the exchange and dissemination of information and knowledge concerning education policy and outcomes in England and elsewhere in the world;

Communicate our findings (based on rigorous analysis, empirical evidence and detailed knowledge) effectively to a wide range of audiences to maximise their impact on policy and inform the public debate;

Promote high quality educational outcomes for all, meeting World Class standards, regardless of social backgrounds through our
rigorous analysis and research; and

Achieve significant impact and shape the policy agenda

Meet the Team


Executive Chairman
Executive Director, Head of Research
Executive Director, Resources & Operations
Director for School System and Performance, Deputy Head of Research
Director of Communications and External Affairs
Chief Economist
Director for Social Mobility and Vulnerable Learners
Director, Post 16 and Skills
Research Fellow
Associate Director of Early Years
Senior Researcher, School Funding
Senior Researcher, Mental health, Wellbeing & Inclusion
Senior Researcher, Post-16 and Skills
Communications Manager
Senior Researcher
Fundraising and Events Manager
Executive Officer