Rachel McSweeney

Team member

Rachel is a Senior Statistical Officer for the Centre. She is responsible for producing a new set of indicators to better measure the factors that influence homelessness, such as housing, poverty, and relationships. These figures will help measure progress against the SHARE outcomes framework, a shared vision for ending homelessness. She is running a consultation to ensure the data has value and relevance to policy and practice, so it can have a positive impact on society. 

She has a wide range of experience from roles in the civil service and the media. She is on loan from the Policy, Evidence and Analysis Unit at the Office for National Statistics. The unit produce high quality evidence for use by policy makers in central government, covering topics as diverse as automation, loneliness, and gender pay gap.  

Rachel brings direct knowledge of quantitative and qualitative research methods, as well as experience producing journalistic content for the media and government. Her insight into producing statistical evidence for government will guide the Centre in delivering a successful outcomes framework, that will be a useful tool for the sector.

The Team