Anna is a researcher at Commons, focused on working with our clients to measure our social impact. Anna also works in co-production at the British Red Cross where she supports and advises teams looking to involve service users in designing, shaping and reviewing services.
Anna has a background in research, community engagement and campaigning. She has managed large-scale research projects as well as facilitated consultation events on behalf of local councils and evaluated conflict management programmes in prisons. At CrowdJustice, she worked with grassroots and professional campaigners to develop strategies to raise funds for legal cases through online crowdfunding. At Freedom from Torture, she supported refugees and asylum seekers who have survived torture to use creative writing in order to raise awareness of the asylum system in the UK and to campaign for survivors’ rights. Anna is interested in helping people to understand their rights and has previously volunteered at her local Citizens Advice.