Fionnuala Ní Mhuilleoir

Fionnuala Ní Mhuilleoir



Fionnuala is a Consultant currently based in the Edinburgh office. She recently graduated with a MSc. in Welfare Policies and Management from Lund University, Sweden, and has training in evaluation, risk management and public economics. Fionnuala’s research has focused primarily on social welfare provision and she has undertaken a number of voluntary roles within this field. Her previous academic projects have included a comparative policy analysis of school meals in Sweden and England and an economic analysis of the health care system in the United States. Fionnuala is also interested in politics and completed an internship at the Constitution Unit at UCL analysing constitutional change. 

Key skills:

  • Qualitative and quantitative research design and analysis
  • Comparative policy analysis
  • Evaluating public and private welfare programmes


  • Welfare regimes and policies
  • Poverty
  • Health and social care


  • MSc. Welfare Policies and Management, Lund University, Sweden

  • BA (Hons, First Class) Philosophy, Political Science, Economics and Sociology, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland

Little weaknesses:

  • All things Sweden (especially Ikea)
  • Reading unusual Wikipedia articles
  • Early episodes of the Simpsons