At the Mental Health Foundation Isabella has developed a range of research and service improvement projects. On joining the Foundation she headed up work in Scotland and worked extensively on Scottish mental health policy. Key areas of interest include later life, refugees, asylum seekers and the role of the arts in reducing stigma and discrimination.
She has a masters degree in public mental health and is a registered mental health nurse. Isabella is Chair of the Scottish Mental Health Arts and Film Festival and has contributed to a number of publications including: Public Mental Health: A Handbook. Isabella enjoys, mindfulness, meditation and music