Amy Whalley

RESULTS UK, United Kingdom

Steering Committee representative: Amy Whalley, Head of Policy Advocacy, RESULTS UK

Amy Whalley is the Head of Policy Advocacy at RESULTS UK. She leads the organisation’s policy and advocacy on global health and nutrition, including strong work on Tuberculosis, Child Health & Nutrition as sectoral issues, & cross-cutting work on issues such as Health System Strengthening, Human Resources for Health; and development financing.  Amy also plays an active role in the ACTION network, a global health advocacy partnership who work together to influence policy and mobilize resources to fight diseases of poverty and achieve equitable access to health.  Prior to joining RESULTS UK, Amy was Head of Policy at Unicef UK where she worked on a variety of issues including HIV, nutrition and child protection. She also previously spent four years in Swaziland working in the Prime Minister’s Office and the Ministry of Health; her work included restructuring the health budget and researching and writing a report on the socio-economic impact of HIV in Swaziland. Amy has an MSc in Development Management from the London School of Economics.

 

RESULTS UK (RUK) is a non-profit advocacy organisation based in London, which generates the public and political will to end extreme poverty and hunger. RUK has 30 years of experience in delivering effective advocacy to impact vital issues including Global Health, Child Survival, Education and Economic Opportunities. RUK is a founding member of the ACTION partnership, a global partnership of advocacy organisations across five continents in both donor and high burden countries working to influence policy and mobilise resources to fight diseases of poverty and achieve equitable access to health.

 

More specifically, RUK's immunisation advocacy focuses on achieving policy changes and leveraging financial commitments from the UK Government to reflect a greater prioritisation of vaccines in health systems.

 

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