Jane has been working in social research for over ten years, across the voluntary, private and public sectors. Prior to joining the Strategy Unit in 2020 she was in private sector public policy consulting where she managed and delivered evaluation and research for clients including the European Commission, NHS England, Health Education England, University of Birmingham, Skills for Care, MHCLG and the Department of Education. She specializes in both qualitative research methods and evidence synthesis.
Having also previously worked in social care research for four years, including as a systematic reviewer for NICE social care guidelines, she has a particular interest in integrated health and social care, and preventative care that promotes wellbeing and independence. Her other core research interests lie in patient outcomes and experiences and ensuring that people from more vulnerable groups are supported to be involved in research.