Ellie is a psychology graduate who enjoys applying research methods to support transformation in health and social care. Since joining the Strategy Unit, she has worked on a number of qualitative and mixed-methods projects investigating topics such as COVID-19 vaccine equity and inequities in access to children and young people’s mental health services. Ellie is interested in the social determinants of health and wellbeing, patient experience and trauma-informed care.

Before joining the Strategy Unit, Ellie worked in NHS mental health services, where she gained experience in supporting service design, delivery, evaluation and improvement. She is particularly passionate about bringing the voices of people who services are designed to support to the forefront of health and social care decision-making and delivery.