Ellen is a senior researcher with RiDC.
She holds a PhD in Information Systems from the University of Oslo, an MSc in Global Health from Trinity College Dublin and a BSc in Occupational Therapy from the University of Amsterdam. Prior to joining RiDC she has worked in service design within the charity sector and was involved in various community projects with a range of different groups.
She is passionate about combining traditional and participatory research skills with design and systems thinking to ensure the needs of disabled and older people are at the heart of service and product designs.
Ellen manages a wide range of projects including data collection, analysis and reporting.