Gemma Schwendel

Gemma Schwendel

Senior Analyst


Email: [email protected]

Twitter: @GemmaSchwendel

Research interests

Gemma’s research focuses on the role that social security has on providing a route out of poverty. She is particularly interested in the nature of public attitudes towards poverty and social security, and the impact that disabilities and limiting long-term illness have on people’s experiences of poverty.


Before joining JRF, Gemma worked as an analyst across a range of sectors several sectors and industries, notably the Civil Service and educational technology.