Research and Policy Officer
Marcella joined SVP in January 2018 as Social Policy Development Officer. She has responsibility for Education, Housing & Homeless Policy.
Marcella holds a Masters in Community & Youthwork from Maynooth University and a Postgrad in Law from Dublin Institute of Technology. She passed the Law Society of Ireland exams in 2007 and worked as a legal executive and apprentice solicitor in two leading Dublin law firms.
She has worked in a variety of voluntary and community settings as a Youth Worker, Traveller Accommodation worker and as Research and Policy Officer for Traveller Accommodation. She has co-authored research papers on Traveller Health and Traveller Accommodation. Her other interests include addiction and mental health research.