Policy and Research Consultant
Ms Louise Holly is a policy and advocacy specialist with 15 years’ experience of working with civil society, policymakers and intergovernmental organisations to reduce inequalities in access to healthcare and to promote children’s and women’s rights. In her previous roles with RESULTS, Save the Children and UNICEF, Ms Holly led the design and implementation of advocacy campaigns focused on TB and HIV, newborn and child health, health system strengthening, UHC and children’s rights. She has extensive experience of policy analysis and writing internal and external publications aimed at influencing decision-makers and policymaking processes. Ms Holly has played an active role in global health networks and coalitions including chairing the Health Workforce Advocacy Initiative (HWAI), serving as the Northern Civil Society Representative for the International Health Partnership (IHP+) and establishing the UK’s first multi-sector coalition to Stop TB and All-Party Parliamentary Group on TB. Since 2018, Ms Holly has worked as an independent consultant supporting a diverse range of non-governmental organisations and UN agencies with policy analysis, report writing, qualitative evaluations and advocacy strategy development on issues such as paediatric HIV, health workforce, education, autism and gender-based violence in emergencies. She is based in the UK and has a BA Hons in Philosophy from King’s College London and an MSc in History and International Relations from the London School of Economics.