Fiona Armstrong

Fiona Armstrong is the Founder and Executive Director of the Climate and Health Alliance Australia, a national coalition of health groups advocating for action on climate change from a health perspective.

Fiona’s was also a registered nurse and a journalist, and she has a Masters in Politics and Public Policy. Her Masters thesis exploring ‘Shifting from Fear to Hope: Climate Policy Options for Australia’ was published in the 2010 book More Than Luck: Ideas Australia Needs Now.

Fiona is a co-founder – with Guy Abrahams and Deborah Hart – and director of CLIMARTE: Arts for a Safe Climate, a not-for-profit organisation which brings artists together to use all forms of the creative arts to communicate about climate change. Fiona is a Fellow of the Centre for Policy Development, and a former Associate of the Melbourne Sustainable Societies Institute at University of Melbourne.