Hannah is a Research Associate at the Sustainable Places Research Institute, focusing on work in partnership with the Canal and River Trust. Hannah is a social scientist whose research has focused on community, place, and sustainability with her PhD exploring these in the context of gardening projects in south Wales. She previously worked at the University of the West of England, Bristol evaluating third sector initiatives relating to food. Hannah undertook her postgraduate research and study at Cardiff School of Geography and Planning. Prior to this she worked for voluntary environmental organisations including the National Trust.