Carolyn Miller - United Kingdom
Carolyn Miller , Chief Executive , Merlin
Carolyn Miller is the Chief Executive of Merlin - UK’s leading international health charity, sending medical experts to the frontline of global emergencies. Merlin works with a focus on the prevention of and response to the major health threats and disease burdens in disaster and conflict-affected populations.
Carolyn joined Merlin in January 2005, just days after the Asian tsunami prompted the organisation’s largest ever emergency response. Since then, she has built on Merlin’s longer-term recovery and resilience programmes and policy work, as well as overseeing other emergency responses , most recently in Libya, Pakistan and Haiti.
Carolyn sits on the Global Health Workforce Alliance Board. She has more than 20 years experience in international development and humanitarian work. She previously worked as a Director (Europe, Middle East and Americas) at the UK Department for International Development and as Director of Programmes at Save the Children.
She has lived and worked in Central America and Africa, and has managed a variety of large international programmes. Carolyn has also worked in various positions within local government.