Jennifer leads on the IAS’ parliamentary engagement and public policy work, communicating the best available evidence on alcohol to policy makers.

She also coordinates IAS’ work with alliances. She is the chair of the Communications and Advocacy Group of the Alcohol Health Alliance UK, a coalition of more than 50 organisations working together to reduce the harm caused by alcohol.

She joined IAS in January 2018, from Guide Dogs for the Blind Association, where she campaigned for disabled people’s rights, securing legislation in the UK and EU to improve accessibility for people with sight loss. Previous roles include political consultancy and campaigning for greater choice at the end of life.

She has a history degree from Oxford University. She is a Fellow of the Royal Society of the Arts.