Ingrid Koehler

Senior Policy Researcher

Ingrid’s interests are in governance and civic engagement and how these are reflected in local public services, the role of local governments in sustaining healthy democracies and the better collection and use of information in social care.  Publications include Paying for it: The Human Cost of Cut Price Care,  Key to Care: Report of the Burstow Commission on the future of the home care workforce,  Care and Continuity: Contingency Planning for Provider Failure, and Achieving Outcomes Based Commissioning in Home Care.

Recent projects include a children’s services podcast, developing CoCare – tech for home care outcomes and supporting open data and transparency in local elections.

Before joining LGiU, she worked for the LGA/IDeA, the Audit Commission, the Local Government Ombudsman, the London Borough of Brent and FutureGov. She has a BSc in Geology and an MA in Economics and Public Finance from the University of Tennessee. Contact Ingrid: ingrid.koehler@lgiu.org