Josh Cockcroft

Josh develops, supports and manages the Foundation’s data strategy and works with others to improve the use of data in the social sector more generally.

Prior to joining the Foundation in April 2019, Josh worked with tech and media start ups, and produced for film and theatre.

12:15 - 12:40

Tuesday 11 May

Charitable practice needs better use of evidence: Making the case

What works? The era of secular philanthropy began almost two hundred years ago but we are still not very capable of answering that question. Can we rethink what we do, and how we learn, to find out what works?

12:30 - 12:55

Monday 10 May

The approach to data at Esmée Fairbairn Foundation

Josh Cockcroft at Esmée Fairbairn Foundation will talk us through internal data use, including what data they collect and why - and their ambitions for the future. They'll also talk about their work with social investment data, as well as the Foundation's approach to supporting grantees data needs.