Beth leads Wellcome's work to influence policy so that science makes the biggest possible difference to health in the areas of climate, mental health and infectious disease. Since 2017 she has led the policy team to advocate for ambitious and pragmatic solutions to policy problems. Throughout her policy and advocacy career Beth has been a passionate champion for better public policy for research, and she was awarded an MBE for services to science in 2017. Beth’s recent work includes leading a ground-breaking campaign to reimagine a more inclusive working culture for research.