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Research team

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Amy McGarvey, Research manager

amy mcgarvey 96x96Amy leads on NCVO’s Time Well Spent research, a programme of work focusing on the volunteer experience, as well as contributing to other parts of NCVO’s research on the voluntary sector and volunteering.

Amy’s key interests include:

  • exploring volunteering in its many forms, and giving a voice to the volunteer perspective
  • engaging stakeholders to shape research priorities and explore the challenges and opportunities that research findings raise for them.

Prior to NCVO, Amy's most recently worked on developing and evaluating educational programmes, and spent several years providing research and consultancy to UK policy makers as a qualitative researcher at TNS BMRB (now Kantar Public).

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Marc Lawson, Data scientist

Marc Lawson, Data Scientist at NCVOMarc is NCVO's data scientist and helps produce the UK Civil Society Almanac each year. He analyses and models data on the voluntary sector to gain insights into the way it operates and how it changes over time.

Marc has worked on the following projects:

His interests include: 

  • how data science can improve our understanding of charities 
  • the changing shape of the voluntary sector workforce.

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Oliver Chan, Researcher

Oliver Chan

Oliver provides research on the state of the volunteer sector and volunteering. Projects include the annual Almanac and reports exploring the changing nature of volunteering such as emerging employer, public service and family volunteering models, and government public service contracting with charities.

Prior to NCVO, Oliver has worked in research and programme roles in the voluntary, higher education and think tank sectors in the UK, NZ and Australia including for Oxfam, UCL’s Constitution Unit and Centre for Inclusive Education, and the Institute for Government.

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