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M116, Myddelton Street Building

Postal Address

City, University of London
Northampton Square
United Kingdom



Nigel joined City in April 2020 as a Research Fellow working on the Burdett Trust Early Career Nurse Retention and Burnout Project. He has more than 20 years’ experience as a social science researcher, and began his research career conducting psychological research, and teaching and lecturing at undergraduate level. Since 1999 he has specialised in community-focused research and evaluation work with initiatives that aim to bring about positive outcomes for disadvantaged communities.

He is an impact measurement specialist and in 2006 co-founded NLH Partnership, a research, evaluation, training and development organisation that specialises in helping organisations to effectively demonstrate the impacts of their work. During the past 15 years, Nigel has conducted more than 60 different social research and evaluation projects, across a range of topic areas. He has particular expertise in impact measurement for services for children and families, health promotion and improvement programmes, and community-focused, multi-agency initiatives.

Prior to forming NLH Partnership, Nigel spent four years at Birkbeck College, University of London, working for the National Evaluation of Sure Start, as a researcher, evaluation advisor, and National Coordinator. Since 2014 he has been an Analytical Associate with the UK Department for Education.


  1. BA (Hons) Social Sciences, Nottingham Trent University, United Kingdom
  2. MA Research Methodology, University of Central England, United Kingdom

Postgraduate training

  1. Postgraduate Certificate in Social Science Research Methods, Nottingham Trent University, United Kingdom, Oct 1995 – Jun 1996


  1. Research Fellow, City, University London, Apr 2020 – present
  2. Director and Principal Consultant, NLH Partnership Ltd, Apr 2006 – present
  3. National Coordinator (National Evaluation of Sure Start), Birkbeck, University of London, Oct 2004 – Mar 2006
  4. Regional Support Officer (National Evaluation of Sure Start), Birkbeck, University of London, May 2003 – Sep 2004
  5. Research Officer, Birkbeck, University of London, Apr 2002 – Apr 2003


French (can write, speak and understand spoken).


Conference papers and proceedings (3)

  1. Lloyd, N. and Harrington, L. (2010). The experience of Sure Start: The challenges to effective outcome evaluation of a national, multi-agency initiative. 9th European Evaluation Society International Conference 4-8 October, Prague.
  2. Harrington, L. and Lloyd, N. (2008). Work-life balance: Family and social aspects. Work-life balance, family and gender policies: international conference 7-8 February, Sabadell.
  3. Lloyd, N. and Harrington, L. (2006). The Role of Parent Researchers. Every Child Matters Conference 15 September, Leeds.

Journal articles (4)

  1. Stevenson, F., Lloyd, N., Harrington, L. and Wallace, P. (2013). Use of electronic patient records for research: views of patients and staff in general practice. Family Practice, 30(2), pp. 227–232. doi:10.1093/fampra/cms069.
  2. Lloyd, N. and Harrington, L. (2012). The challenges to effective outcome evaluation of a national, multi-agency initiative: The experience of Sure Start. Evaluation, 18(1), pp. 93–109. doi:10.1177/1356389011429631.
  3. Adamson, G., Shevlin, M., Lloyd, N.S.V. and Lewis, C.A. (2000). An integrated approach for assessing reliability and validity: an application of structural equation modeling to the measurement of religiosity. Personality and Individual Differences, 29(5), pp. 971–979. doi:10.1016/s0191-8869(99)00248-2.
  4. Lewis, C., Shevlin, M., Lloyd, N. and Adamson, G. (1998). The Francis Scale of Attitude Towards Christianity (Short Scale): Exploratory and Confirmatory Factor Analysis Among English Students. Journal of Social Behaviour and Personality, 13(1), pp. 165–175.

Reports (2)

  1. Lloyd, N. (2018). Caste in Great Britain and equality law: a public consultation..
  2. Lloyd, N. and Easton, R. (2015). Cost of delivering the early education entitlement. Department for Education.