Abigail Scott Paul

Abigail Scott Paul

Deputy Director for Advocacy and Public Engagement

Abigail leads on JRF’s work to ‘reframe’ poverty in order to communicate more effectively with stakeholders, help to shift negative public attitudes, and build support for the need to solve poverty in the UK.

She is responsible for the development and implementation of JRF/JRHT's engagement strategy and manages the media, digital and stakeholder management functions within JRF/JRHT's Communications Department.    

Prior to JRF, Abigail lived in Australia for five years where she worked as Communications Manager for international architects Denton Corker Marshall. Before that, Abigail was Head of Press for the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) in London.  Abigail graduated from Cambridge University with a degree in Modern Languages (French and Spanish) and has spent a lot of time living and travelling in Europe, Asia and South America. She is a Trustee of the Marie Collins Foundation and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts.

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Twitter: @abigailspaul