Emma is involved in ADR Wales’ Social Care research theme on behalf of Social Care Wales. Social Care Wales has a mandate to ensure social care practice and policy is underpinned by innovation, high-quality research, data, and other forms of evidence. They work closely with ADR Wales and SAIL Databank to champion the use of administrative data on social care. They are currently working to develop this partnership and identify priorities, particularly around adult social care.
As Research Manager at Social Care Wales, Emma is responsible for designing, commissioning, and managing high-quality social care research. She has a background in social research and knowledge mobilisation, mostly recently at the Wales Centre for Public Policy, Cardiff University. She has a PhD in social policy from the University of Birmingham.