Professor Miranda Wolpert MBE

Head of Mental Health Priority Area, Wellcome Trust & Professor at UCL

Biography

Miranda is Head of the Mental Health Priority Area at Wellcome Trust and Professor of Evidence Based Practice at UCL. Miranda has extensive experience as a clinician, policy advisor and academic in the field of child mental health. At Wellcome Miranda leads a £200million portfolio to transform outcomes for children and young people with anxiety or depression across the world. The ambition is a world in which no one is held back by mental health problems. Miranda has founded and led not for profit collaborations designed to improve mental health outcomes. Miranda received an MBE in 2017 for her work on child mental health.