Meet our independent evaluators

When you sign up for an Insights account, you'll have access to our amazing team of independent evaluators. They will bring your data to life, and work with you to understand how you can use it to best support your clients.

Martha Tomlinson – Research Manager

I’ve been a Research manager at SafeLives since June 2018 after originally joining as Senior Research Analyst a year previously. My work covers our Insights and Marac data as well as the Drive Project, Domestic Abuse Matters and our new Big Lottery funded work in Scotland. I began my career in a chemistry lab and also worked as a data scientist for a startup company before moving into research and policy.




Julian Watkins – Senior Research Analyst

I joined the SafeLives team in January 2017. As a Senior Research Analyst I oversee Insights, working with the account managers to support services and help them get the most from their data. I also work on the evaluation of Domestic Abuse Matters, our change programme for Police. I come from a youth work background, working with young people from disadvantaged backgrounds and with multiple and complex needs.




Sam Williamson – Data Support Officer

I’ve worked for SafeLives in various capacities over the last several years, moving over to the Research team as a Data Support Officer in June 2017. Initially I was attached to the Drive Project, our perpetrator pilot programme in collaboration with Respect and Social Finance, but my current focus is Insights, both as an account manager and assisting in its ongoing development.





Alexandra Gampel – Research Analyst

I joined SafeLives as a data support officer in August 2016. I'm now a research analyst working primarily on Insights and Spotlights. Prior to working at SafeLives, I was a research associate in biochemistry at the University of Bristol.






Janina Engler Williams - Research Analyst 

IonaI joined SafeLives in October 2018 as Research Analyst. I currently work on Insights supporting front line services through research and analysis. Prior to working at SafeLives I completed an MSc in Gender and International Relations from the University of Bristol. 







Emma Retter - Research Analyst

Emma R (002)I joined SafeLives as a Research Analyst in January 2018 and am part of both the Insights and the Marac team. I come from a background in family law where I represented  victims of domestic abuse with emergency applications for protective civil orders such as Non-Molestation Orders. I also represtented parents whose children were subject to    care proceedings. 







Further information:

To find out more about Insights, for a free demonstration or if you’re interested in a quote, then contact us at rea@safelives.org.uk and we will be in touch.