Kairika Karsna

Principal Research and Evaluation Officer

Research & Evaluation

Kairika is an author of our evidence review of the scale and nature of child sexual abuse with Prof Liz Kelly. Her current work focuses on improving data on child sexual abuse, both in agency records and surveys. Kairika is a skilled researcher with extensive experience of both qualitative and quantitative methods. Before joining the CSA Centre, Kairika spent 5 years at Coram as a senior researcher, working with practitioners in charity and local government settings to improve services for children and young people. Prior to this she worked at a public policy consultancy Shared Intelligence where she carried out research and evaluation for local and central government clients on a diverse range of projects from employment, housing and health inequalities to community cohesion and library provision.