Sophia Falkner is a Research Fellow at Policy Exchange. As part of the Liveable London unit, her main focus is on developing policy solutions for the everyday challenges faced by those who live and work in our capital city. She joined Policy Exchange in 2019 after graduating from the London School of Economics with a BSc in Economic History with Economics. A fluent German speaker, Sophia has previously worked for a financial advisory firm in London and a think tank in Berlin.
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by Sophia Falkner | Jul 11, 2020Related Content Uncovering the true cost of public sector fraud in the age of COVID-19 Research by Policy Exchange finds that fraud and error during the COVID-19 crisis will cost the UK Government in the region of £4.6 billion. The lower bound for the cost of fraud...
by Sophia Falkner | Mar 22, 2020Related Content The challenges of maintaining law and order during the Coronavirus response The Coronavirus pandemic represents the biggest challenge to UK police since the Second World War, according to Richard Walton, Senior Fellow at Policy Exchange and former Head...
by Sophia Falkner | Aug 13, 2019Related Content A 10-Point Plan for Revival Commitments from the new Prime Minister represent a dramatic shift in policing policy following eight years of cuts to police budgets and police officer numbers which have been simultaneously accompanied by rising levels of...
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