Merlin joined the Grantham Research Institute in May 2014 and manages the newly launched website and other digital communication activities.
Before joining the Institute Merlin was Digital Communications Manager at Get Connected – the UK’s national helpline for young people under 25. Prior to this Merlin has managed websites and digital projects for the National Children’s Bureau and Volunteering England. This has included designing and managing websites, running social media campaigns and overseeing the development of a new smartphone app for young people looking for help in their local area.
Merlin has also worked in policy and research posts within the NGO sector.