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Dr Naomi Maynard

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Last updated: 26 January 2023

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Dr Naomi Maynard is the Good Food Programme Director at Feeding Liverpool, leading Liverpool’s food alliance and Good Food Plan. Previously Naomi has worked as the Food Insecurity Lead Executive at Together Liverpool, and a Senior Researcher at Church Army’s Research Unit, leading qualitative and participatory research.  Since 2010, Naomi has conducted research and consultancy for a variety of voluntary and faith organisations, focusing on food insecurity and poverty. Naomi recently co-authored Dignity, Hope, Choice, an impact evaluation of the Your Local Pantry network. Naomi’s doctorate was in Human Geography at Newcastle University, with a focus on participatory methods and youth activism. It was funded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC). Naomi volunteers at her local food pantry in Everton. 

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