Tiffany Lam

Tiffany Lam


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Tiffany Lam is an urban sociologist with experience in qualitative research and socio-spatial analysis. At NEF Consulting she is working on an evaluation of a Sport England Moving Together project to improve physical activity and health; a longitudinal evaluation of the national Local Conversations programme, funded by the People’s Health Trust; and an evaluation of the Help through Crisis programme, funded by the National Lottery Community Fund. She is a strategic adviser to Sustrans to ensure inclusive delivery of Healthy Streets for London. She has also advised the London Borough of Barking and Dagenham on a local inclusive economic development strategy.

Tiffany is recognised as a global expert in gender and cycling. She was most recently in Bogota to advise the city on achieving gender parity in cycling. Prior to joining NEF Consulting, she worked on various independent consulting projects related to gender, cycling and sustainable cities. She was named one of Cycling UK’s 100 Women in Cycling 2018. Before moving to London in 2015, she worked as a Civil Rights & Employment paralegal at a public interest law firm in Washington, DC.

Tiffany holds an MSc in City Design & Social Science from the London School of Economics and a BA in Women’s Studies and Peace & Justice Studies from Tufts University. She is fluent in Spanish and has previously worked in Madrid.


  • The National Lottery-funded Help through Crisis programme. The learning, evaluation and support (LSE) team, including NEF Consulting, is a consortium of organisations commissioned by the National Lottery Community Fund to help build understanding and capture learning from the Help through Crisis programme.
  • Sport England evaluation of King’s Park Moving Together. An evaluation of investment in two estates in the London Borough of Hackney, with the aim of increasing physical activity and improving health in the local area.
  • Healthy Streets Officers. Transport for London has commissioned a Healthy Streets Officers programme, delivered by Sustrans, to make London streets healthier, safer for walking and cycling, and more liveable. Tiffany is the Strategic Adviser to Sustrans to ensure that their delivery of Healthy Streets is inclusive of London’s diverse communities.


  • Creating a Theory of Change – Tiffany leads on our open training workshop, as well as delivering much of our in-house tailored training on Theory of Change.


Training Programme
Strategic overviews for leaders and practical training for teams.

We offer tailored online and on-site training and briefings on SROI, Theory of Change, measuring social impact, commissioning for outcomes and social value, measuring local economic impact, community economic development, the social value of research, and more.

Clients include local authorities, universities, public health services, charities, community groups, membership bodies, and responsible businesses.

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