Jenny Paisley

Jenny Paisley



Jenny is a Consultant in the Edinburgh office. She has a diverse academic background in Biology and Psychology, specialising in mental health and cross-cultural psychology.  Prior to joining Rocket Science, Jenny worked in both frontline and impact evaluation roles at the educational charity The Access Project, which supports disadvantaged young people to gain places at highly selective universities. She also volunteers at the Royal Edinburgh Hospital, supporting those experiencing mental ill health with their recovery.

Key skills:

  • Qualitative and quantitative research design and analysis
  • Workshop facilitation with young people
  • Conducting research with hard to reach groups
  • Quality assurance


  • Improving inclusivity of mental health services
  • Addressing disadvantage in the education system


  • BA in Biological Sciences, University of Oxford
  • MSc in Psychology of Mental Health, University of Edinburgh

Little weaknesses:

  • Playing her violin for anyone who’ll listen
  • Can’t keep her away from cold Scottish beaches
  • Calls herself a vegetarian but regularly indulges in fish and chips