Contact the Policy Leeds team

Policy Leeds works collaboratively across the University of Leeds to provide policy engagement support. Please get in touch if you have any questions or want to discuss any of our activities further.

Team members

Juliet Jopson – Policy Officer, Policy Leeds 

  • Coordinates institutional responses to requests from policy professionals, such as calls for expertise.
  • Disseminates information on opportunities for and routes to policy engagement via the Engaged Research team in Microsoft Teams (members of the University of Leeds only).
  • Supports meetings and events bringing together research and policy communities.
  • Helps with promoting policy-relevant research and policy engagement activities.
  • Provides support developing policy briefs and blogs.
  • Can provide individual guidance and advice for those wanting to develop their policy engagement 
  • University of Leeds contact for the University Policy Engagement Network (UPEN)

Email Juliet Jopson at

Ged Hall – Organisational Development and Professional Learning

Ged provides impact coaching and guidance on professional development, and also advises on developing impact plans as part of research grant applications. 

Email Ged Hall at

Further policy engagement support

Policy Leeds works closely with the impact support professionals based in the University’s schools and faculties that also support policy engagement activities. Please email Policy Leeds at and we’ll try to direct you to the most appropriate person. 

For support developing your knowledge and skills in policy engagement, please see our people development page. You can also contact Ged Hall for advice on further developing your research impact learning and activities.