Fiona joined the Unit in June 2009 to co-ordinate the process evaluation of a multi-level suicide prevention intervention that was implemented in four countries in Europe. She also leads and/or collaborates on research grants related to mental health and living with or beyond cancer and inputs expertise in evaluating complex interventions into other projects in the Quality & Delivery of Care Programme. Fiona is a social scientist by background and has an MA (Hons) in Sociology and Social Anthropology from the University of Aberdeen and a PhD in Social Anthropology from the University of Edinburgh. Her work history ranges from international development consultancy in Southeast Asia to research related to healthcare delivery and organisation, patient and professional experience and also as a systematic reviewer on work commissioned by NICE and the Scottish Government. She has particular expertise in qualitative research methods and their application to understanding outcomes in complex interventions.