Who we are

Our Mission

The future for 2.4 billion children is under unprecedented threat, yet bad outcomes are not inevitable. We can, across the world, make better choices. CAP-2030 works to centre children’s health and well-being in all policies, to ensure an equitable, sustainable future. We implement the recommendations of the WHO-UNICEF-Lancet Commission by promoting children’s rights and protecting their health through science, advocacy and coalition-building

Meet our Team

Based at UCL’s Institute for Global Health, the Children in All Policies 2030 Secretariat is made up of a small team dedicated to children’s health and well-being and to supporting the work of our global network of partners.

Dr Sarah Dalglish

Executive Director

Sarah Dalglish is a public health researcher and policy expert on children’s health. She coordinated the WHO-UNICEF-Lancet Commission ‘A future for the world’s children?’ and holds appointments at University College London’s Institute for Global Health (London, UK) and the Johns Hopkins School of Public Health (Baltimore, USA). Her work aims to support progress on the health of children and future generations via research, policy and practice. She was named a Francophone Woman Leader in Global Health and received the “Excellence in Science” award from American Association for the Advancement of Science; she speaks fluent French and Hausa.

Professor Anthony Costello

Senior Advisor

Anthony Costello is a paediatrician and Professor of Global Health and Sustainable Development at University College London. An expert in maternal, newborn, and child health, community interventions; women’s groups; nutritional supplementation; and climate science and health, he is co-chair of the Lancet Countdown on Climate and Health, Honorary Consultant Paediatrician at Great Ormond Street Hospital and at the UCL Hospital for Tropical Diseases; and holds fellowships of the Academy of Medical Sciences, the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health, and of the Royal College of Physicians.

Lucy Crick

Project Administrator

Lucy has a first-class degree in geography from King’s College London and experience managing complex portfolios of large global projects. Lucy coordinates CAP-2030’s activities across the Secretariat and with focus countries, including project management, recruitment, communications, and contracts. Lucy is also an Acting Project Manager in UCL’s Global Engagement Office managing UCL’s Global Engagement Funds.

Bethany Jennings

Consultant

Bethany is a social scientist specialising in gender, inequality and qualitative research. She has worked in the areas of child protection, homelessness, exploitation, holistic services and participation, both in the UK and Bangladesh. Her work aims to highlight the experiences and amplify voices of marginalised groups. Bethany works with CAP-2030 to ensure meaningful participation of children & adolescents and supports CAP-2030’s Working Groups particularly for Country Implementation and Climate Change Advocacy.

Caterina Felici

Research Assistant – Data

Caterina has a first-class honours degree in Physical Therapy and a MSc with Distinction in Population Health from University College London. She interned at the Italian National Institute of Health and worked as a research assistant at the University of Oxford, gaining experience in data management and data curation. Caterina maintains, analyses and communicates data on children’s health and well-being and climate change.

Will Brett Harding

Research Assistant – Policy

Will has previous experience in higher education public affairs, focusing on helping academic researchers achieve policy impact with their work. He has degrees in International Politics and European Political Economy. Will’s work at CAP2030 involves working on policy engagement, and analysing and collating research evidence around multi-sectoral action, climate change, commercial marketing, and children’s participation.

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