Annie is a Consultant Researcher at Campbell Tickell. She has a range of research skills, both academic and professional, covering qualitative and quantitative methods. She provides research and project support across the full range of Campbell Tickell’s areas of focus, with particular expertise in care and support, organisational culture reviews and governance. Annie has previous experience of working within the charity sector. She produced a complete set of marketing and publicity materials for Birmingham Mind, gaining a thorough understanding of their housing and support services. She also has frontline experience, having worked as a support worker in both residential care and day services for adults with autism.
Annie has worked on a wide range of projects since joining Campbell Tickell. Some of her recent work has included:
- Developing and establishing CT’s CultureScan survey, a new product developed to provide organisational culture assessments for social housing providers and other public sector organisations. Annie recently completed organisational culture surveys for Great Places and Equity as they prepared for a merger, finalised in April 2020, and facilitated joint staff workshops to develop a culture action plan to support integration going forwards.
- Conducting desktop research of the regulation of governance across the UK to inform the development of a new governance assessment model for the Welsh Government’s housing regulation team. Annie additionally delivered training in early 2020 for the team on governance and culture and developed a spreadsheet-based tool for use in completing individual governance assessments.
- Arranging and conducting workshops and interviews with service users across Gwent to inform an assessment of housing and mental health support provision for the Aneurin Bevan University Health Board, completed in early 2019.
- A detailed, comprehensive range of quantitative analysis to inform a 2019 review of Citizen’s (then WM Housing) void and repairs service.
- Desktop research into the regulation of supported housing and support for delivering service user engagement session, as part of a 2018 research project for the Northern Ireland Department for Communities.
Annie completed an MSc in Social Policy (Research) at the London School of Economics in 2017, with a particular focus on housing policy, mental health support and research methods. For her dissertation, she conducted empirical, interview-based research into the impact of austerity policies on third sector mental health support. She had previously gained a first-class degree in Philosophy, Politics and Economics from the University of Oxford. Annie has recently completed the Chartered Institute of Housing’s Level 4 qualification in Housing Practice, through which she has developed a greater understanding of service delivery, strategy and policy in social housing organisations.
News from Annie Field
Read the latest news release on key findings from an innovative task group of homelessness agencies across Northern Ireland set up to tackle the challenges of COVID-19.July 31, 2020
Nicola McCrudden, Homeless Sector COVID-19 Liaison Manager reflects on how the crisis was handled and what is next for the sector.July 30, 2020
Campbell Tickell, has been commissioned to co-ordinate liaison between Northern Ireland’s 38 homeless accomodation providers and statutory services.April 9, 2020