Dr. Andrea Anastassiou is a social researcher who is passionate about creating evidenced based change that serves to improve the lives and wellbeing of children and young people. Prior to joining the Youth Futures Foundation, Andrea worked in the fields of psychology, sociology and victimology, conducting research predominantly with children and young people targeting a range of social issues that affect their lives. At Youth Futures, Andrea is responsible for managing evaluations of funded programmes and helping to identify what works to support young people into employment, education, and training.