Dr Sian White


Sian joined UKHIH as Director in June 2023. Sian brings a wealth of experience to the team from her work at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and previously with humanitarian and development NGOs. In recent years Sian has worked on a range of humanitarian and innovation grants and is passionate about improving humanitarian practice and using research innovation to tackle intractable humanitarian challenges. Sian is responsible for leading the UKHIH's work, driving strategic collaborations to deliver innovative ways of tackling humanitarian challenges, and building a rigorous evidence base for future needs and opportunities for humanitarian innovation in the UK.