Anna is a Senior Researcher in the Communities, Work and Income team at NatCen with eight years’ experience in delivering policy-relevant research.
Anna has extensive experience of managing large-scale surveys, mixed-method evaluations and evidence reviews. She led the delivery of projects assessing satisfaction with health assessments during the Covid-19 pandemic for DWP and oversaw a mixed-method evaluation of support for care leavers in North Yorkshire for the Department for Education. She has also recently completed a systematic review on the mental health needs of serving and ex-Service personnel for the Forces in Mind Trust.
Anna has a keen interest in deliberative research. She organised online deliberative polling events as part of the ESRC-funded Future after The EU Referendum project and facilitated citizen engagement events covering public priorities on the environment for Defra.
Prior to joining her current team at NatCen, Anna has worked at NatCen’s Edinburgh office (ScotCen) where she has worked on a range of quantitative and qualitative projects, including the Scottish Social Attitudes and Scottish Crime and Justice surveys.