Efua is a research fellow, working within the work and welfare state team, with an expertise in participatory and deliberative research methodologies.
She is currently leading on the Schools Unit programme, exploring changing trends in education and developing progressive policy solutions to improve the lives of young people. She is also lead author of the Healthy places, prosperous lives report, the third interim report in the Commission on Health and Prosperity, a place-based public health report which puts people and places at the heart of improving their health and their overall life outcomes.
She is also a trustee of the award-winning legal charity Rights of Women, and has previously worked in policy in the European Parliament and her work has been featured in the Guardian and the Independent and has frequently appeared on Times Radio.
Efua's areas of expertise are:
- participatory and deliberative research
- education policy; school workforce, curriculum, assessment, enrichment and young people's development
- public health and devolution.