Olivia joined 00 in 2010 as a member of the research and strategy team, leading several feasibility studies for local organisations and coalitions in London.
Olivia contributes policy research and qualitative evidence to high-level strategies around the provision of flexible community and enterprise spaces. Recent work includes leading research on current workspace provision and needs in Tottenham for the North London Strategic Alliance, collecting best practice in public realm enhancement and civic engagement as part of an Early Wins strategy within a wider regeneration framework in South Thamesmead (with Urban Initiatives) and leading a feasibility study on alternative operational approaches and programmes for a third sector organisation in Bethnal Green, London.
Olivia is also an Enabler for Glass House programme on community-led design, facilitating knowledge-sharing between community groups on design-related issues.
She trained in Sociology and received an MSc in City Design and Social Science from the London School of Economics in 2009.