Pola is part of the Community Operations Improvement Programme team working within the HSE. Pola is engaged in supporting the implementation of the Mental Health Strategy, Sharing the Vision, alongside other research and evaluation projects developing practice in implementation science, project and change management.
Prior to joining CES, Pola held various positions across multiple sectors. This included work as a social care worker with charities focusing on homelessness and disabilities. Moreover, Pola worked as a research assistant with the UCD Business School and completed an internship with Dublin City Council and Smart Dublin. Pola holds an undergraduate degree in Psychology.