Dr Emma Stone

Dr. Emma Stone

Director of Policy and Research

Emma is a member of the Senior Leadership Team for JRF and JRHT, and leads the Policy and Research department.

The Policy and Research department is focused on developing and using evidence from research and from experience to inform, influence and inspire social change in the UK - with a strong strategic focus on solving poverty.

Emma began her JRF career in 1998, managing programmes on disability, and then on immigration and inclusion. Before joining JRF in 1998, Emma was a contract researcher for the Centre for Disability Studies at the University of Leeds and completed a PhD on 'Disability and Development in China' (having previously done Chinese as an undergraduate). Outside JRF, Emma retains her interests in international development as a Trustee of Y Care International and of DORS: Development Organisation for Rural Sichuan.

Contact details:

Twitter:  @jrfemma

Email: [email protected]

Executive Assistant: Marguerite Owen

Tel:  01904 615903

Email: [email protected]