Danielle Mason

Head of Research

Danielle joined the EEF in August 2015. She leads the Foundation’s work on the Teaching and Learning Toolkit and the Toolkit’s international counterparts in Australia, Latin America and other partner countries.

Danielle specialised in poverty measurement and childhood deprivation, first at the University of Oxford, and then for a number of independent poverty research centres, before joining the Government’s Child Poverty Unit in 2009 to advise on the Child Poverty Bill. Most recently she led the What Works initiative in the Cabinet Office, promoting better use of evidence in policy development in the UK and internationally.

Danielle is a school governor in London.