Matthew Ball, is a highly experienced researcher with applied knowledge of mixed-method evaluation methodologies. He has extensive experience in the education sector where a huge importance is placed on demonstrating impact and ensuring decisions are guided by a robust evidence base. Within these roles he has carried out evaluations of a range of educational interventions, evaluating key child impact metrics, and working on projects focussed on delivering systems change. Matthew holds an MSc in Public Policy (Distinction) and an MA in Economics and Politics.