Tapinder joined nfpSynergy in December 2020. She currently works as a Research Assistant in the Influencers team who conduct research with MPs, AMs in Wales, MSPs in Scotland, MLAs in Northern Ireland, Journalists, and Healthcare Professionals. She has conducted a number of depth interviews for nfpSynergy's Covid-19 qualitative research, and for a project with Butterfly Conservation.
Tapinder graduated from the University of Sussex, with a first-class degree in Psychology and a Master of Research with distinction in Animal Behaviour. She enjoyed advancing her research skills whilst collaborating with conservation charities in Africa to study elephant behaviour.
Before joining nfpSynergy, Tapinder worked and volunteered as a Project Worker for vulnerable people across several non-profits in Brighton (primarily in the homelessness and mental health sectors). She has previously been a Research Assistant for a Brighton based mental health charity and an environmental health lab at the University of California, Davis.
In her spare time, Tapinder enjoys working on her elephant research, traveling, and exploring new places (whenever possible!)
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