Abigail Scott-Paul

Abigail is Deputy Director of Advocacy and Public Engagement at the Joseph Rowntree Foundation. She is driving JRF’s strategy to reframe the public conversation and narratives about people and communities trapped in poverty.

Abigail works with filmmakers, writers, the media, cultural institutions, social influencers and activists, to commission and produce authentic and diverse stories with the purpose of reaching new audiences, opening up minds and shifting attitudes. She recently collaborated with BAFTA nominated documentary maker Sean McAllister on A Northern Soul.