Head of Research and Policy
Conor is Head of Research and Policy at the Money and Mental Health Policy Institute. He is responsible for planning and delivering the organisation’s research, and using insights from the research to develop solutions to break the link between mental health problems and financial difficulties. Prior to joining Money and Mental Health, Conor worked for the Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government. He has spent most of his career in the third sector, with roles at the Resolution Foundation and the Joseph Rowntree Foundation. (he/him) @conortdarcy
Policy notes and publications
- No One Left Behind July 12, 2022 - Exploring the economic gap between people with and without a mental health problem and how this disparity varies across the UK.
- A tale of two crises: the cost of living and mental health June 8, 2022 - Revealing the devastating impact of the cost of living crisis on people with mental health problems.
- Safety Net March 17, 2021 - Breaking the link between online financial harms and mental health problems.
- Money and mental health at a time of crisis April 2, 2020 - How the Covid-19 pandemic has impacted the finances of people with mental health problems
- Money and Mental Health’s submission to the FCA’s consultation on a new Consumer Duty CP21/36 February 15, 2022 -
- Submission to HM Treasury’s consultation on the regulation of buy now, pay later January 6, 2022 -
- Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee’s inquiry on coronavirus and the impact on people with protected characteristics May 19, 2020 -
- Autumn Statement 2022: what it could mean for people with mental health problems November 17, 2022 -
- How firms can help customers with mental health problems share their needs November 9, 2022 -
- A good signal from telecoms on the cost of living – but more is needed to support people with mental health problems June 28, 2022 -
- The FCA’s Consumer Duty could be transformative for people with mental health problems December 7, 2021 -
- Budget 2021: More trick than treat for those most in need of support October 27, 2021 -