Gbemi Babalola is a senior analyst in the policy team, currently on a secondment from the Department of Health and Social Care. Gbemi supports a variety of research projects mainly through quantitative analysis and effective communication of complex data. Work areas include social care and NHS performance in the acute sector. Before joining the Fund, Gbemi worked as an economist at the Department of Health and Social Care, working on various projects including workforce modelling and the relationship between work and health. She has an MSc in Health Economics, specialising in economic evaluation, and previous experience working for NHS England.