Research Project Manager

Emma Ansell

Emma started as the Bradford based Research Project Manager for ActEarly in July 2022. She previously worked for Born In Bradford as an Evaluation Facilitator at the Innovation Hub, writing evaluations on the performance of Better Start Bradford projects and as a Research Assistant, recruiting participants into research. Emma also has a background in Children’s Social Care and Early Help, SEND and psychology, completing her MSc at the University of Bradford in 2016 and she completed her AFT Systemic Social Work qualification from the Centre for Systemic Social Work in 2020. Emma believes in system change and early interventions to promote a healthier, fairer future for children living in deprived areas.

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In each of these areas, we are working with local communities, local authorities and other national organisations to understand how we can help families live healthier and more active lives.

Rachel Benchekroun

Sociologist and Ethnographer, Healthy Livelihoods

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