Chris Goulden

Chris Goulden

Deputy Director of Evidence and Impact

Chris Goulden is Deputy Director of Evidence and Impact at the Joseph Rowntree Foundation.

Chris leads the Evidence and Impact team at JRF. They are the guardians of JRF evidence on poverty, providing the knowledge base to underpin and assess our outcome plans and our real-world impact. The team aim to make JRF the leading authority on poverty in the UK through monitoring progress to hold governments to account across the UK.

Chris is a former social researcher at the Home Office and Cabinet Office and used to be a cancer researcher in the NHS. He has been a member of the UK Commission for Employment and Skills Policy Expert Group, and of the Social Research Association Board. Chris is currently also a member of the Social Security Advisory Committee, advising the Department for Work and Pensions, and has a Masters degree in Social Research Methods from South Bank University.

Contact details

Twitter: @chris_goulden

Email: [email protected]

Research Administrator: Rachael Umpleby

Tel: 01904 615946

Email: [email protected]