About Frances MacGuire
Dr Frances MacGuire’s career on climate change climate spans over three decades in research, policy, education and advocacy in academia, international NGOs and the NHS. Trained in the life sciences and public health, Frances has worked at the interface between science and policy making in climate change, air pollution and biodiversity protection taking a risk management perspective. Frances has led teams of climate advocates working within the UN climate negotiations and national teams in the UK, Australia, and the Pacific Island region. She has a strong interest in south/north collaboration, capacity building and health and social equity. In her current role as Policy Manager within the Lancet Countdown, Frances also chairs a WHO/Unicef/Lancet Working Group on children and climate change advocacy, as part of the global CAP2030 initiative.