Daniela originally joined the Pensions Policy Institute (PPI) in 2008 as a Researcher. She took a short break in 2012 to work as a Committee Specialist for the Work and Pensions Select Committee and returned to the PPI in 2014.
In 2015, Daniela became Head of Policy Research where she now leads the PPI Policy Research Team and oversees the research conducted by the team. She has a wealth of experience in conducting quantitative and qualitative research into all aspects of State and private pensions policy.
Daniela has written many articles which have appeared in both the national and trade press, as well as presented to a variety of domestic and international audiences, including radio and television appearances. She is often requested to provide comment from the PPI’s independent perspective on a variety of topics relating to the provision of finances in later life.
Prior to working in research and policy, Daniela was a social worker with vulnerable adults and children. Daniela has an MSc in Social Policy and Planning from the London School of Economics. In her free time, she enjoys reading, gardening and knitting.