Inga Vermeulen

Inga Vermeulen


Inga is a Consultant at Rocket Science and based in Edinburgh. She is an experienced researcher with a Ph.D. in Philosophy and has worked in the public sector and in academic research. Her work includes quantitative and qualitative research and evaluation across health and social care, education, financial capability and environmental protection for public and third sector clients. She has experience engaging with vulnerable groups including young people, those affected by homelessness, those living with mental illness and disabled people. She is committed to making a difference to people’s lives and fostering social justice, drawing on the best available evidence.

Key Skills:

  • Qualitative research including conducting interviews and focus groups and analysing data using NVivo
  • Quantitative research including data analysis using Excel and R
  • Developing evaluation frameworks including a theory of change and research questions
  • Policy analysis


  • Health and Social Care
  • Financial Capability
  • Education


  • Ph.D. in Philosophy, University of Sheffield
  • MA in Philosophy, Literature and Linguistics, University of Zurich
  • Training in Impact Evaluation, Social Research Association

Little weaknesses:

  • Can’t go a day without chocolate
  • No sense of orientation whatsoever
  • Passionate but talentless singer