Deborah Hay

Deborah Hay

Scotland Policy and Partnerships Manager (Housing)


Email: [email protected]

Twitter: @HayDeborah

Research interests

Deborah is interested in maximising the contribution housing (and related areas) can make to reducing poverty and boosting well-being in Scotland.


Prior to joining JRF, Deborah worked as a policy adviser in the National Lottery Community Fund in Scotland, shaping their biggest investments in children, young people and families. Before that, she held a variety of policy and development roles in the third sector, including leading the formal merger of advice agencies in Edinburgh and establishing a successful web based recruitment business for SCVO.