Amelia is Deputy Director with responsibility for Ofsted’s research and evaluation programme. This includes oversight of Amanda Spielman’s new multi-year research programme into the curriculum across all phases of education. Previously in Ofsted she was responsible for the Chief Inspector’s Annual Reports and published eight of these across schools, early years, children’s social care and further education and skills under Sir Michael Wilshaw. Before joining Ofsted she led research on services for older people, localising justice and housing for the LGiU, a local government thinktank. She has previously had strategy and policy roles in local government and the civil service.