Nancy Kelley

Deputy Director, Policy and Research at the Rowntree Foundation.  Nancy was previously at the British Refugee Council as Head of UK and International Policy, responsible for the Council's policy and research teams as well as projects supporting refugees to re-qualify an teach in the UK, offering independent advice on voluntary return and bringing together international NGOs working in Afghanistan.   Prior to this she was a Principal Policy Officer for Barnardos and Chair of the Refugee Children's Consortium.  She was previously a Programme Director at the Children's Rights Commissioner for London.  Her career started as a mental health advice worker at Oxfordshire Mind, before moving to Mind nationally to work as their first Advocacy Legal Adviser.