Fiona Armstrong works in communications, policy, research and advocacy. She has a background as a health professional, journalist, in public policy analysis and advocacy. Her main interests are in health and climate policy. She is Founder and Executive Director of the Climate and Health Alliance, a founding director of CLIMARTE: Arts for a Safe Climate, a Fellow of the Centre for Policy Development, and an Associate at Melbourne Sustainable Societies Institute. She is based in Melbourne.
Fiona is the producer of the acclaimed short film, The Human Cost of Power, directed by award winning science journalist, Alexandra de Blas.
Recent publications include Coal and Health in the Hunter: Lessons from One Valley for the World and Our Uncashed Dividend: The Health Benefits of Climate Action, published by the Climate and Health Alliance and The Climate Institute.
Fiona’s personal story of how she came to be involved in advocacy for climate action appears in the 2015 book: Guarding Eden: Champions of Climate Action by Deborah Hart.