About Macroscope

Macroscope London’s Directors are Sameer Padania and Francesca Silvani.

Our combined experience over more than 20 years includes working for leading organisations in journalism, philanthropy, media development, and human rights, devising and running a wide range of journalism, digital media and policy initiatives in the UK, Europe, Africa, Asia, and the Americas.

Current and recent clients include: 

Funders and funding: International Fund for Public Interest Media, Ford Foundation, Civitates, Journalism Funders Forum, Media4Democracy, Nesta, EJC Covid-19 Emergency Fund, Wellcome, European Cultural Foundation, Ariadne Network, Transparency and Accountability Initiative, Google DNI Innovation Fund, Open Society Foundations, Adessium Foundation, The Philanthropy Workshop

Journalism and media: The Bureau of Investigative Journalism, The Citizens, Center for Cooperative Media, Deutsche Welle Akademie, WAN-IFRA

Policy: Public Interest News Foundation (PINF, UK), Charitable Journalism Project (CJP, UK), Center for International Media Assistance (CIMA, USA), Forum on Information and Democracy (FR)

Civil Society: Access Info Europe (and 16 other Right To Information groups across Europe)

The services we offer media organisations, and funders include:
– strategy development and planning
– research, analysis and insight
– evaluation and organisational assessment
– grantmaking strategy and support

Depending on the project scope and clients’ needs, we can bring in focused expertise from our network of specialist collaborators in research, evaluation, business consulting, data science, communications and other relevant areas.

To contact us about initiatives or projects you might have in mind, or to explore how we might help you, please get in touch. We are also always open to discussing collaborations with other consultancies and organisations, where our expertise would bring added value.