Danielle Jackson is a Senior Consultant at Metro Dynamics where she works across both the analytical and policy functions of the company. She leads the delivery of projects, analysing the socio-economic dynamics of places, and uses this to underpin economic strategy and policy. This involves designing comprehensive evidence bases, overseeing the analysis and ensuring that charts and maps are presented in an interesting, visually appealing way. Insights from the evidence are used to inform engagement with local stakeholders and businesses, and to support narrative, intervention and strategy development. Danielle is also heavily involved in the continued development of the company’s analytical capacity.
Danielle has a BSc in Geography from the University of Bristol, which equipped her with an understanding of place dynamics, as well as statistical and spatial modelling, using programmes such as R, SPSS and ArcGIS. At SOAS, University of London, Danielle studied for an MSc in Development Studies, specialising in financial crises, economic development, labour markets, poverty and inequality. Her dissertation explored the causes of the unprecedented rise of household debt in the USA prior to the financial crisis of 2007-2008.