Pooja joined Policy Connect in October 2016. She leads on inquiries for the Higher Education Commission and provides support for the All-Party Parliamentary Group for Skills and Employment.
Prior to joining Policy Connect, Pooja worked as a Policy and Research Analyst at a youth charity leading on the evaluation of its flagship school-based programme. She started her career working as a teacher and has taught history in secondary schools in Birmingham and London.
Pooja holds a MSc Social Policy (Research) from the London School of Economics, a PGCE from the University of Warwick, and BA (Hons) in History, Government and International Affairs from Durham University.
Outside of work, Pooja enjoys exercising, socialising, attending public lectures, and exploring new restaurants.