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

Our combined experience over more than 15 years includes working for leading organisations in journalism, 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. Sameer is also a former grantmaker with Open Society, a former independent assessor with Google’s DNI Fund, and the Journalism Advisor to Nesta’s Future News Pilot Fund.

Current and recent clients include: 
Funders: Nesta, Wellcome, European Cultural Foundation, Ariadne Network, Transparency and Accountability Initiative, Open Society Foundations, Adessium Foundation, The Philanthropy Workshop
Journalism and media: European Journalism Centre / Journalism Funders Forum, Deutsche Welle Akademie, WAN-IFRA
Civil Society: Access Info Europe (and 16 other Right To Information groups across Europe)

The services we offer NGOs, 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 numerous other 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.