Prior to joining Brevia, Brooke was a Graduate Researcher for North Tyneside Council where she worked with senior management to prepare the housing department for the roll out of Universal Credit. At the Council, Brooke monitored Universal Credit legislation, developed relationships with neighbouring Housing Associations, and developed print and online content on welfare reform.
Brooke read Politics at Newcastle University, graduating in 2017. Her dissertation critically analysed asylum policy in the UK, with a specific focus on David Cameron’s response to the Syrian refugee crisis. She studied modules including Participation in Democracy and the Politics of the UK and EU.
Alongside her university studies, Brooke interned for a not-for-profit start-up company Charity Escapes where she focused on building the company’s social media platforms and identifying potential clients. She has also worked at IPPR North, a Newcastle-based think-tank, where she helped produce a report on getting more young people into STEM subjects and assisted the events team with arranging a research roundtable event.