Research and Policy Development

Acting Head of Research and Policy Development - Vacant


Research Officer - Dr Neil Foster

Since joining the Commission in March 2010, Neil’s role has been to support the delivery of the Commission’s research programme, and is part of the team that is responsible for providing the Commissioner with robust research on key issues relating to victims and survivors.

Neil project manages a wide range of research projects, and is responsible for preparing and presenting research reports, briefings and evidence papers to both internal and external audiences on issues affecting victims and survivors. He assists the Head of Research and Policy Development in the implementation of the Policy and Research Strategy. Neil is currently coordinating the Peace IV Research Programme in the areas of advocacy support, trauma Services and the transgenerational impact of the conflict.

Policy Officer - Vacant