Authors

Claire Crawford

Claire Crawford has contributed to a number of studies for the Centre for Analysis of Youth Transitions. She is a Research Fellow of the Institute for Fiscal Studies and Assistant Professor of Economics at the University of Warwick. Please see her biography here.

Elaine Kelly

Elaine Kelly is a Research Economist in the Public Finance and Pensions Sector at the Institute for Fiscal Studies. Her research interests are in the Economics of Health, Healthcare and Education. Click here to view her full profile.

Anna Vignoles

Professor Anna Vignoles has contributed to several publications for the Centre for Analysis of Youth Transitions. Please click here to access her full biography.

Ingrid Schoon

Professor Ingrid Schoon led and contributed to a number of studies for the Centre for Analysis of Youth Transitions. She is Professor of Human Development and Social Policy at the Institute of Education. Click here to view her full biography

Jonathan Cribb

Jonathan Cribb is Research Economist at the Institute for Fiscal Studies. His main interests are in studying labour supply and the labour market. Click here to view his full biography.

Sarah Cattan

Sarah Cattan is Senior Research Economist at the Institute for Fiscal Studies and works as a Senior Research Economist in the Skills Sector.

Her research interests are in the Economics of Labor Markets and Human Capital. Click here to view her full biography.

 

Jamila Boughelaf

Jamila Boughelaf is Project Manager at Mentor UK, and manages the Alcohol and Drug Education and Prevention Information Service (ADEPIS). Jamila has been author of a series of briefing papers and guidance documents for the ADEPIS service.

Alessandra Podesta

Alessandra is Research Analyst at ADEPIS/CAYT. Alessandra holds a Master’s degree in economics and international relations at University of Pavia and an MSc in Political Economy of Development at SOAS.

Richard Lynas

Richard is Mentor’s Research and Project Officer focusing on ADEPIS and CAYT. He has worked in the third sector for 25 years and for six years in substance misuse and prevention. Following a degree in Applied Psychology, Richard moved to Romania where he worked with a national substance abuse charity. He has been trained in addiction care by the De Hoop Foundation and in the therapeutic community approach by Portage Canada.

Richard has a background in international development and global health and has worked internationally in numerous programmes, research and monitoring and evaluation roles with FRODO, Merlin, Save the Children and the Prince’s Trust. Prior to joining Mentor in 2016 Richard was a research and teaching assistant at the University of Ulster, and worked as a programme manager at Media Trust. In his spare time Richard is completing a PhD in positive youth psychology and working with another charity aiming to bring an end to child institutions in Sri Lanka. In 2012 Richard was selected to carry the Olympic torch in recognition of his work in this area.