Julia Allard

Consultant – Newcastle office

Julia Allard is a Consultant in the Newcastle office. Julia has an academic background in International Relations and Development Economics. Her research interests include children and young people, education, poverty and well-being, and quantitative methods. Prior to working with Rocket Science, Julia completed her Q-Step Placement at the Salvesen Mindroom Centre, where she conducted research on the experience of students with learning difficulties and disabilities in Scottish higher and further education. 

MPhil Development Studies, University of Cambridge 

MA (Hons) International Relations with Quantitative Methods, University of Edinburgh  

Specialist areas 

  • Quantitative methods 
  • Children and young people 
  • Poverty and Well-being 
  • Data analysis  


  • North Tyne Combined Authority STEM Evaluation 
  • STV Children’s Appeal Evaluation 
  • SELNET BBO Lancashire Evaluation 
  • Mental Health Foundation Covid-19 Response Programme Evaluation 
  • Health Education England NHS Ambassador Evaluation 

Little weaknesses

  • Caramel cookies
  • Uses any excuse to go hillwalking
  • Reality TV