Fiona Armstrong

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 a Fellow of the Centre for Policy Development, Founder and Convenor of the Climate and Health Alliance, a founding director of CLIMARTE: Arts for a Safe Climate, and an Associate at Melbourne Sustainable Societies Institute. She is based in Melbourne.

Fiona is the producer of the 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, is published by the Climate and Health Alliance and The Climate Institute.

Another recent climate policy paper, Shifting from Fear to Hope, is published in the Centre for Policy Development book, More than Luck: Ideas Australia Needs Now.