Ekaterina Aleynikova

Kat is a Senior Social Researcher in Public Policy

Research Interests

Kat’s research interests are around education and skills, and inclusion in employment. She has worked on research on adult essential skills learning, family and community based learning, supported employment for people with learning disabilities, and on evaluations of programmes in education and employment.


2018-2019 – MPhil in Education, Globalisation and International Development, University of Cambridge

2015-2018 – BSc in Economics, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London


2022 – present – Senior Social Researcher, National Institute of Economic and Social Research (NIESR)

2020-2022 – Researcher, Learning and Work Institute (L&W)

2020 – Research Assistant, Chatham House, Russia and Eurasia Programme

2019-2020 – Intern, Chatham House, Russia and Eurasia Programme

Additional Information

Aleynikova, E., Atay, A., James, K. & Stevenson, A. (2022) Social prescribing and adult education in London, Greater London Authority, Learning and Work Institute.

Domestic Violence in Russia: The Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic, 20 July 2020 (Chatham House Expert Comment)