Loren Treisman is the National Health and Well-being Project Manager at The Foyer Federation, an organization which develops and encourages new approaches to supporting young people at risk as they make their transition to adult independence.
Her research interests include public health and emotional well-being, biological sciences, international development, education, inequality reduction and young people in transition to adulthood.
She is currently collaborating with Julia Margo, Director of Research at Demos researching the impact of work placements on the emotional well-being of disadvantaged 16-25’s and Eric Carlin, Ex-Chief Executive of The Mentor Foundation to research the factors leading to resilience in Foyer residents.
Previous experience includes consulting for and managing various health, youth empowerment, education and income generation programmes for development NGOs in Uganda and Tanzania, work on needs assessments, monitoring and evaluation contracts and a wide range of experience in the charity sector both in the UK and overseas.
Loren Treisman holds a First Class degree in Biological Sciences (Genetics) from Birmingham University, where she gained two awards for coming top of her year in the Department of Biosciences and the field of Molecular Biology and Genetics. She also holds a PhD in breast cancer research from Cambridge University.