Helen Barnard

Helen Barnard

Director of Joseph Rowntree Foundation

Helen is responsible for driving forward JRF’s strategy to inspire action to solve UK poverty. She oversees JRF’s evidence and impact, economics, policy and partnerships, advocacy and public engagement, and external affairs across the UK, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.

Helen has worked across policy and analysis at JRF, most recently leading the policy and partnerships team to develop new solutions to solve poverty and prior to that, building the first iteration of JRF’s monitoring and analysis team, examining the key social, economic and public policy trends and changes affecting people and places in poverty.

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Twitter: @Helen_Barnard