About us

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, and a former independent assessor with Google’s DNI Fund.

Current and recent clients include: 
Funders: Open Society Foundations, Adessium Foundation, The Philanthropy Workshop
Civil Society: Access Info Europe (and 16 other Right To Information groups across Europe)
Journalism: WAN-IFRA’s Strengthening Media & Society

The specialised services we offer NGOs, media organisations, and funders include:
– strategy development and planning
– market analysis and insight
– evaluation and assessment
– supporting grantmaking pipelines

To contact us about initiatives or projects you might have in mind, please get in touch.