Yinni joined the Institute in March 2022 as a secondee from the civil service fast stream. Prior to joining the Institute, she was most recently posted as a policy advisor in the Department for Education, and has previously worked on international trade in the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy. Yinni graduated in 2020 with a first-class degree in Philosophy, Politics and Economics from Somerville College, Oxford.

Outside of work, Yinni enjoys reading and swimming, and is always on the lookout for an excuse to watch a West End show.