Ellie is from an ex-mining town in South Yorkshire and has lived in London for three years.

She works for Crisis, a national homelessness charity, while also studying part-time for an MSc in Prosperity, Innovation & Entrepreneurship. Previously, she was at Zinc VC, building socially impactful start-ups. Ellie has volunteered in regions of conflict in Greece, Gaza, the Netherlands, and the UK. She is passionate about people-power, community cohesion, and innovation to tackle social and class inequalities.