Contact Charlotte Turner


Charlotte has worked in sustainability evaluation and social impact assessment research for twenty-five years.  As well as founding her own research business specialising in impact assessment, responsible business and public policy issues, she has been an Associate at Cranfield for the last eight years. 

She also regularly conducts research for projects and campaigns which seek to build employability skills, such as retaining military veterans in business, tracking ex-offenders into work and assessing the impact of skills development programmes for organisations such as City & Guilds, Ideas Foundation, The Change Foundation, UnLtd, The Duke of Edinburgh Award Scheme and Key4Life.

Charlotte was formerly Research & Information Director at Business in the Community for over a decade, responsible for research across the responsible business and sustainability agenda, knowledge management, benchmarking, its annual Awards for Excellence and public affairs. Before BITC, Charlotte was an Associate Director at Ipsos MORI, building its CSR Research Unit  and responsible for international multi-stakeholder accounts.  Charlotte is also a member of Social Value UK, a Life Fellow of the RSA and a mother of two teenage children.

Current activities

At Cranfield, Charlotte is also currently researching the organisational benefits of Social Impact Assessment.