Catherine Fitzgerald commissions and manages research studies within the Research team and is currently leading the organisations research agenda on systems change. She is passionate about participatory research approaches and co-design and has specialist research interest in racial and intersectional inequalities in the labour market and mental health. She is an active member of the Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Group. She has over six years’ experience working for an international funder, Comic Relief, in the research and policy teams and an MSc Social Policy (Research).