Financial Inclusion Researcher
Themes: Culture and Participation
Pollyanna is a Financial Inclusion Researcher for GDI Hub. Her work will be focused on improving financial inclusion for individuals with disabilities across various projects.
Pollyanna is motivated to leverage rigorous qualitative and anthropological research into intelligent solution design and impact for equity and inclusion. Pollyanna is a member of the Royal Anthropological Institute’s Anthropology of Policy and Practice Committee which provides a forum for discussion of ethnographic and anthropological research on policymaking and practices in health, development, humanitarian, public sector, Parliament, corporate and civil society organisations.
Prior to joining GDI Hub, Pollyanna was a Senior Analyst at Financial Services Culture Board (FSBC), responsible for managing and conducting research and reporting on firms’ organisational cultures to help raise standards of behaviour and competence across the sector, for the benefits of customers, clients and society. Pollyanna’s expertise and interests include diversity, equity and inclusion within financial services and she was previously Chair of FSCB’s Diversity and Inclusion Committee.