All-round Professional with experience of operating in the private, public and charity sectors. Experienced leading staff, managing budgets and delivering projects successfully, from design through to evaluation. Bharti has 11 years of experience of influencing policy from within and outside of government in roles such as Head of Policy at the British Refugee Council. Significant experience of external stakeholder engagement including managing external stakeholder relationships for the Child Support Agency, the Mayor of London and the Home Office. Holds a 2:1 degree in Law from London University followed by qualification and practice as a solicitor, and an MBA. Has been on a career break to raise family.