Chris Goulden

Chris Goulden

Deputy Director, Policy and Research

Chris Goulden is Deputy Director, Policy and Research at the Joseph Rowntree Foundation.

He leads the Policy and Research Department at JRF that designs, funds and manages social and economic research projects about the causes of and solutions to poverty in the UK. He is a former social researcher at the Home Office and Cabinet Office. Chris has also been a cancer researcher in the NHS, a member of the UK Commission for Employment and Skills Policy Expert Group, and a member of the Social Research Association Board. Chris has an MSc in social research methods from South Bank University and is a member of the Social Security Advisory Committee, advising the Department for Work and Pensions.

His areas of expertise include: living wage, pay, tax, employment, universal credit, labour markets, and child poverty.

Contact details

Twitter: @chris_goulden

Email: [email protected]

Research Administrator: Fran Casey

Tel: 01904 615946

Email: [email protected]