Reema is Head of Public Engagement at the Ada Lovelace Institute, an independent organisation seeking to ensure that data & AI work for people and society. She leads the organisation’s public deliberation research, as well as its work on Rethinking Data. She originally joined the Nuffield Foundation in 2018 as part of the founding team establishing the institute.
Reema has just over a decade’s experience in public policy, and has led various citizen engagement initiatives on complex and controversial policy areas. The most high profile of these was the Royal Society of Arts (RSA) Citizens’ Economic Council, which influenced the Bank of England’s public engagement strategy. She is Senior Fellow of the Finance Innovation Lab, a non-profit working to create a more democratic, responsible and fair economy.