Dr Barbie Clarke
Family Kids & Youth
Barbie established global youth agency Family Kids & Youth in 2003 having previously founded and run the children’s research division at GfK (NOP). She is a trained child and adolescent psychotherapist and her PhD at the University of Cambridge was in child and adolescent psycho-social development. Mixing academic, social and commercial research skills, Barbie is author of many research papers and reports looking at the wellbeing of children, children’s rights, research methodology and children and young people’s use of digital. For the last 12 months Barbie and the brilliant team at FK&Y have been working on several projects looking at children’s use of social media, wellbeing and mental health.