Rachel Rowan Olive

QUAHRC Research Assistant

Rachel is a survivor researcher with a background in Applied Linguistics. Her MA research at Birkbeck focused on experiences of multilingual voice-hearing, and before moving to the QUAHRC she worked in lived experience involvement co-ordination.

Rachel conducts lived experience research in mental health and neurodivergence with a variety of teams including the UCL/KCL joint hosted Mental Health Policy Research Unit and also works as an illustrator and cartoonist, making zines about disability, politics, and pets.