Type of Fellowship: Specialist
Year of Fellowship: 2017
Forces In Mind Trust
Louise Simpson is the Policy and Research Director for the Army Families Federation (AFF), a charity representing the interests of British Army families.
Louise’s team is responsible for the evaluation of evidence gathered by AFF’s network of staff across the world, as well as dealing with specific family issues that often require multi-agency involvement to resolve. Recruited to oversee the implementation of a more evidence based approach, Louise specifically deals with analysis, identifying trends, developing the organisation’s public policy position and encouraging research on specific Army families’ issues.
Louise sits on AFF’s Executive Management Board which shapes and delivers the strategic aims of the organisation as well chairing the Confederation of Service Charities (Cobseo) Foreign & Commonwealth Cluster. She also sits on The Military Mutual Customer Services Board.
In her spare time, Louise volunteers for CAB, is an Army spouse has two sons.
Current principal role: Policy and Research Director
Current principal organisation: Army Families Federation