Head of Capacity and Field Development
Modi is Head of Capacity and Field Development for Climate & Health at the Wellcome Trust. She leads the Climate & Health programme’s work to mobilise a global community of researchers, policy makers, practitioners, funders and the public who are able to undertake, understand, fund and/or utilise evidence to put health at the heart of climate action. She joined the Trust in 2018 as Senior Science Lead for Food Systems in the Our Planet, Our Health Programme. Prior to Wellcome, Modi was the Director of Policy and Global Health at the UK Health Forum. Her work focused on research, advocacy, and policy-development for the prevention of non-communicable diseases across UK, European and global policy institutions. Modi is a Registered Nutritionist and has a Doctorate in Public Health from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine which examined public health policy processes.
Multi-sectorial Policies and Practices: Mitigation