Emma Feeny

Global Office

Director, Impact & Engagement

Emma Feeny is Global Director of Impact & Engagement at The George Institute for Global Health, where she leads a programme of activities including advocacy, policy engagement and thought leadership to help increase the impact of the institute’s health and medical research.

Emma is a Senior Visiting Fellow at United Nations University International Institute for Global Health (UNU-IIGH), and co-chairs the NCD Lab on Women and Girls with the World Health Organization. She also co-chairs the NCD Alliance Supporters’ Group, and is a former co-chair of the Taskforce on Women and NCDs.

Before joining The George Institute in 2017, Emma worked as a global policy and advocacy advisor at Oxfam, and held policy and communications roles at the University of Oxford, the World Food Programme and elsewhere. A former journalist, she has an MA in the Social Anthropology of Development from the School of Oriental and African Studies in London.