Shreya Sonthalia


Shreya develops models that help understand the dynamics of public systems and predict the effect of different system reform strategies.

Shreya is committed to influencing policy and practice through research and data analysis. She joined the Dartington Social Research Unit in 2014 as a researcher, working on various reviews of evidence and cost-benefit analysis of evidence-based programmes. She also helped manage a feasibility study and pilot randomised controlled trial of a dating violence prevention programme, bringing together users and evidence. In April 2017 she took up the position of Modelling Specialist at the Dartington Service Design Lab, where she works on building system dynamics simulation models of complex public systems and contributes to wider analytical work of the Lab.

Shreya holds an MSc in Evidence-based Social Intervention (Distinction) from the University of Oxford.