Homes for Generations

Dr Bev James

Dr Bev James has extensive experience in social research and evaluation, policy analysis, service design and working with community groups to develop evidence-based tools and solutions. She has held academic positions as well as management, research and policy positions in central and local government, and has been director of Public Policy & Research since 1998. Bev conducted research with older tenants for the Life When Renting research programme in the Ageing Well National Science Challenge and has worked in other public good science programmes about housing downsizing, repairs and maintenance, and community resilience. Bev is currently part of the Building Better Homes Towns and Cities National Science Challenge team focusing on affordable housing and the meaning of home.