About Us

Simetrica-Jacobs is a research consultancy specialising in social impact measurement, policy evaluation and wellbeing analysis. We provide cutting-edge research and advice of highest levels of scientific rigour to governments, international organisations, and the private and not-for-profit sectors covering some of the most important and pressing areas of policy.

Dr. Daniel Fujiwara

Chief Executive Officer

Daniel Fujiwara is the founding director of Simetrica-Jacobs. He is an economist specialising in policy..

Helen Dunn -Director of Policy and Analysis

Helen Dunn

Director of Analysis

Helen Dunn manages the company’s projects and leads on engagement with clients. Helen is an..

Dr Mary-Kathryn Adams -Director of Strategy

Dr Mary-Kathryn Adams

Director of Strategy

Mary-Kathryn (MK) leads on strategy development, business planning and innovation..

Edward Dallas

Director of Analysis

Edward Dallas manages and leads on policy evaluation and econometric projects and ensures correct..

Chantelle -Finance Manager

Chantelle Matthews

Finance Manager

Chantelle Matthews is the finance manager with 20 years of finance experience, overseeing all areas..

Augustin Lagarde -Principal Economist

Augustin Lagarde

Principal Economist

Augustin Lagarde conducts econometric analysis and policy evaluation and supports..

Madeleine McKay Arber -Senior Statistician & Behavioural Scientist

Dr. Madeleine McKay Arber

Principal Behavioural Scientist

Madeleine McKay Arber conducts statistical and econometric analysis on a wide range of data sets..

Agnieszka Szydlowska -Economist

Agnieszka Szydlowska

Senior Economist

Agnieszka (Agnes) performs econometric analysis and conducts research in policy evaluation..

Dr. Fatemeh Behzadnejad -Economist

Dr. Fatemeh Behzadnejad

Senior Economist

Fatemeh conducts econometric analysis and economic modelling with a focus on..

Peter O'Donovan


Peter conducts economic and econometric analysis and supports the Senior Economists..

Myriam Vriend -Graduate Economist

Myriam Vriend


Myriam is a Economist, conducting economic and econometric ..

Daria Incarnato


Daria conducts economic analysis and research, supporting the Senior Economists..

Naike -Graduate Economist

Dr. Naike Santangelo

Naike conducts economic and econometric analysis and supports the team in project delivery..
Nina Haliamalias -Office Manager

Nina Haliamalias

Office Manager

Nina undertakes the day-to-day management of the office, including project management and overseeing project delivery. 

Ui Yoshida -Graduate Economist

Ui Yoshida

Graduate Economist

Ui recently completed his PhD in Economics from Royal Holloway University of London (RHUL)..

Eleni Mataragka -Graduate Economist

Eleni Mataragka

Graduate Economist
Eleni is a Graduate Economist, supporting the team in delivery across a range of..
Olivia Vera -Graduate Economist

Olivia Vera

Graduate Economist
Olivia is a Graduate Economist who supports the team in project delivery. She holds an..
Nacima -Graduate Economist

Nacima Mohamed

Graduate Economist

Nacima is a Graduate Economist who supports the team in project delivery..

Megan Homer

Graduate Economist

Megan is a Graduate Economist who supports the team in project delivery..

Hazel Cranmer

Graduate Economist

Hazel is a graduate economist who supports the team in project delivery..

Lisa Lien

Graduate Economist

Lisa recently completed her MSc in International Health Policy (Health Economics) at the LSE..