Natasha Charlton

Position: Senior Consultant

Telephone: 07827 816584


MSc International Relations, BA (Hons) Ancient History – University of Edinburgh & Newcastle University

Policy specialisms

Education and skills, employability, health and social care, labour markets, social mobility


Running, weightlifting, yoga, hiking and exploring the Scottish Highlands


Natasha has several years’ experience working in consultancy and mixed-methods research. She specialises in education, skills, employability and labour market analytics and has worked with a wide range of education institutions, government organisations, local authorities and private sector companies to help inform skills strategies and policy development. She has a particular interest in place-based labour market policies, regional skills alignment, health and social care, social mobility and the gender pay gap.

Would most like to meet

J. R. R. Tolkien

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