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Deputy Chief Executive
Vidhya joined the Resolution Foundation in January 2011 having previously worked as a Senior Fellow at the Nuffield Trust where she was responsible for developing the organisation’s international programme of work. Prior to that, Vidhya spent three and a half years in Washington D.C, initially as a Harkness Fellow in Healthcare Policy conducting independent, comparative research and then working for the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation at the US Department of Health and Human Services covering issues such as early years, behavioural health, health reform and housing.
Before moving to the USA, Vidhya was a Senior Policy Advisor at HM Treasury and at the Prime Minister’s Strategy Unit working on policy for children, young people and families. Before that, she spent six years working at several leading think tanks, including the Social Market Foundation and Policy Network. Vidhya has an undergraduate degree from the University of Oxford and a Masters from the London School of Economics. Her interests include life chances and social mobility, policy for children and families, health and social care and wider public service reform.
Recent Blog & Article posts
- Shared ownership: a role for funders?
- Careers and carers: would some stay-at-home mums prefer to work?
- Shared ownership can put a roof over the head of Generation Rent
- How to revive build to rent
- Building homes for ‘generation rent’
- After Labour's offer, the political battle on childcare has heated up
- Are zero hours contracts here to stay?
- Some home truths
- The housing crisis is pricing workers out of ever more of Britain
- Doing the zero sums
- Careers and Carers: Childcare and maternal labour supply
- One foot on the ladder: how shared ownership can bring owning a home into reach
- Building Homes for Generation Rent
- The challenges of build to rent for UK housing providers
- Home Truths: How affordable is housing for Britain’s ordinary working families?
- A Matter of Time: The rise of zero-hours contracts
- Resolution Foundation analysis of the 2013 Budget
- Making Institutional Investment in the Private Rented Sector Work
- The price of motherhood: women and part-time work
- Making a Rented House a Home: Housing solutions for ‘generation rent’