• Endaf Griffiths

A new Senior Consultant has joined the Wavehill team

Dr Ian Johnson has joined Wavehill as a Senior Consultant bringing his considerable and varied knowledge and experience to our team in Wales.

Ian joins Wavehill after a period as a freelance researcher during which he worked on a range of different projects for the RNIB, Members of Parliament and Members of the Senedd. His research has included the impact of Coronavirus upon eyecare treatment capacity within Welsh Health Boards, comparable international mental health treatment, and proposals for the replacement of European Union funding in Wales.

Before his time as a freelance researcher, Ian worked for the mental health charity Mind as Children and Young People Manager and Senior Research and Evaluation Officer. His work in that period included projects on the development of perinatal support for vulnerable migrant mothers; mental health resilience training for patients who are newly diagnosed with a long-term physical condition, such as arthritis; establishing resources and support for workplace wellbeing amongst employees; a programme to assist GPs in

reducing their waiting lists for counselling and the development of improved mental health resources online. Ian has also held several positions with Plaid Cymru – the Party of Wales during his career including Head of Policy, Senior Research and Communications Officer and Head of Research for the party in Westminster.

Welcome, Ian!

You can contact Ian via email: ian.johnson@wavehill.com