Formerly Head of Research at NCVO, Veronique is a freelance social research consultant, with substantial experience of designing, managing and delivering complex research projects and supporting organisations to think about the implications of research findings. She brings skills in both quantitative and qualitative methods, and has trained in narrative research and participatory action research methods. Much of her research has been on volunteering and social action, including high profile projects such as Time Well Spent and Pathways through Participation. She has always been committed to communicating findings in a compelling way to policy, practitioner and community audiences. She brings a helpful mix of rigour, passion for research that makes a difference, and creativity to the team. Veronique recently co-authored a report on volunteering and the public sector building on the Time Well Spent dataset. This research involved engaging with stakeholders across the voluntary and public sectors.