Helen Johnston

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Why Active Inclusion Matters:

Placing the person at the heart of the service

 

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Biography

Helen Johnston, Senior Policy Analyst Irish National Economic and Social Council

Helen has worked on issues of well-being and social reporting, social regulation and standards, the social consequences of the crisis, jobless households, as well as undertaking work for the OECD on social disadvantage.  Helen was previously Director of the Combat Poverty Agency.  A native of Northern Ireland, Helen has previous experience working in the Northern Ireland civil service. She is currently Chair of the Centre for Cross Border Studies and has served on the National Statistics Board.  Helen has qualifications in Environmental Science and Town and Country Planning, a Masters in Business Administration, and a Doctorate in Governance, where she examined the implementation of mental health policy in Ireland.