Hannah Phillips

Hannah is a policy researcher and professional with an expertise in gendered inequalities in public life. Her DPhil explores policy that addresses violence towards politicians in the United Kingdom within a global context.

Originally from Scotland, Hannah completed her undergraduate studies with honours in Government at Harvard University. Her thesis analysed abortion policy and activist frameworks in the United States. She received her MSc (Distinction) in Gender, Policy & Inequalities from the London School of Economics and Political Science. Her dissertation was an intersectional analysis of women’s pension income in the United Kingdom.

Hannah has over eight years of experience working in local, national and international policy including at a large London local authority, the House of Commons and UN Women. She has worked with not-for-profit organisations including ODI, The Jo Cox Foundation and The Young Women’s Trust. She is a trustee of Rights of Women.