Courtney Stephenson

Policy and Research Trainee

Courtney is a Policy and Research Trainee at Demos.

Before joining Demos, Courtney worked as a Policy and Data Analyst at the West Midlands Regional Economic Development Institute (WM REDI), where her work involved analysing the role of anchor institutions as employers in Birmingham. She has also worked as a Research Assistant for the Climate Justice and Social Policy Group, where she organised events and conducted research for one of the first efforts to comprehensively integrate climate change concerns across the discipline of social policy. She has written about various topics, including the fragmentation of poverty and ‘green’ jobs in the West Midlands.

Courtney has an LLB in Law with European Law from the University of Nottingham, a year of which was spent at Lund University, Sweden. She recently graduated with an MA in Global Public Policy (Distinction) from the University of Birmingham.