Emma Feeny

United Kingdom

Head of Global Advocacy

Emma Feeny is Head of Global Advocacy at The George Institute for Global Health, where she leads a global advocacy and multilateral engagement programme to help increase the impact of the institute’s health and medical research.

Previously, Emma worked as a global policy and advocacy advisor at Oxfam, a role that included supporting country teams to develop and implement advocacy and influencing strategies. In the past, she held a range of policy and research communications roles, at Oxford University's Department of International Development, Oxfam, the UN World Food Programme in Rome and elsewhere. A former journalist with organisations including Reuters and the Financial Times, Emma has an MA in the Social Anthropology of Development from the School of Oriental and African Studies in London.