Advisory Group

We are grateful to our advisory group for all of their help in designing the research materials and their comments on our reports (though they should not be held responsible for our analysis/interpretations!). Our advisory group includes:

Laura Gardiner (chair)Research Director, Resolution Foundation
DWP analystsThe Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) is represented on the advisory group by several people from the Universal Credit Analysis Division (UCAD).
Fran BennettSenior Research Fellow, University of Oxford and specialist adviser to the House of Lords Universal Credit inquiry
Ellen CliffordCo-chair, The Commission on Social Security led by Experts by Experience
Dr Kayleigh GarthwaiteBirmingham Fellow, University of Birmingham and part of the COVID-19 and families on a low income: poverty in the pandemic project
Catherine HaleChronic Illness Inclusion Project, and an expert by experience
Prof John HillsRichard Titmuss Professor of Social Policy, LSE
Sophie HowesSenior Policy and Research Officer, Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG)
Peter MatejicHead of Evidence, Joseph Rowntree Foundation