Jody has specialist expertise in applying well-being research to organisational strategy, social marketing, service delivery, and evaluation. She previously worked for the centre for well-being at the new economics foundation leading on consultancy projects for the built environment sector, children’s services, public health, international development as well as for central and local government. She has spent some of her adult life living in Latin America, is Advisor to the Humanising Development Network in Brazil, and loves any opportunity she can find to speak Spanish.
Aked J (2011) ‘O valor de se construir conexoes sociaisem projetos de desenvolvimento:
perspectivas da ciencia do bem-estar’ Redes de Cooperacao (Brasil: Rede de Humanização do Desenvolvimento (ISSN 2236-8515).
Aked J and Thompson S (2011) Five Ways to Wellbeing: New applications, new ways of
thinking (London: nef).
Aked J, Michaelson J and Steuer N (2010) The role of local government in promoting well
being (London: Local Government Improvement and Development).
Aked J, Michaelson J and Steuer N (2010) Good Foundations: Towards a low carbon, high well-
being built environment (London: nef).
Aked J, Steuer N, Lawlor E and Spratt S (2009) Backing the Future: Why investing in children is
good for us all (London: nef).
Aked J and Stephens L (2009) A guide to co-producing children’s services (London: nef).
Aked J and Steed S (2009) A guide to commissioning children’s services for better outcomes
Aked J and Thompson S (2009) A guide to measuring children’s well-being (London: nef).
Aked J, Marks N, Cordon C, Thompson S (2008) Five Ways to Well-being: The Evidence