Helen Barnard

Helen Barnard

Deputy Director of Policy and Partnerships

Helen leads JRF’s Policy and Partnerships team, developing credible solutions to UK poverty and working with partners to put them into practice.

She is responsible for the development and implementation of solutions to poverty to achieve JRF’s outcomes:

  • more people finding a route out of through work,
  • more people finding a route out of poverty through a better social security system,
  • and more people living in a decent, affordable home.

Before this, Helen was Head of Analysis at JRF, leading JRF’s data monitoring and analysis team, providing analysis of social, economic and public policy trends and changes affecting people and places in poverty.

Contact details

Twitter: @Helen_Barnard