Becky has more than 15 years’ experience in management, research and evaluation and policy in the homelessness and related sectors. Roles have included Head of Research and Information at St Mungo’s Broadway, Senior Research Officer at Shelter and Research Fellow at University of East London. She has an MSc in Social Science Research Methods.

Since 2015 Becky has provided independent consultancy focussed on project leadership and management, service development, research and evaluation. Specialisms include building partnerships; developing new projects; facilitating systems change; mixed-methods evaluation and research; research with vulnerable groups; policy analysis; and management and analysis of large datasets.

A mixed methods social researcher, she has conducted research with a wide range of participants including; children and young people; people experiencing street homelessness, rough sleeping and other forms of homelessness; people facing multiple needs around mental ill health, addition, homelessness and offending. She has also undertaken research with professionals in diverse roles from service delivery, senior management and commissioning.

Becky is a member of professional bodies the Social Research Association, Homeless Link and Clinks. She draws on training in Trauma Informed Care and Psychologically Informed Environments in her research practice.

Becky collaborates with various partners to provide a high quality and flexible service

Savage Words

Tamsin provides editorial, and proofreading services for key outputs from br-research. Additional copy writing services can also be organised though Tamsin and Becky, for example for press releases, newsletters and webcopy.

JH Research

Becky and Juliette have worked together on research projects for many years. Juliette provides peer support including quality checking and review of methodologies and research tools.


Becky and Sally have worked on a number of research projects together. They collaborate on the design of monitoring systems, evaluation of arts projects and data analysis.


Naomi, formerly Head of Qualitative Research at IPPR, supports Becky with qualitative fieldwork and desk-based research.

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