Dame Sally Davies

About Dame Sally Davies

Dame Sally Davies is the Master of Trinity College, Cambridge. Before this, she was Chief Medical Officer (CMO) for England and Chief Medical Adviser to the UK government from May 2010 to September 2019.
She was a member of the World Health Organisation (WHO) Executive Board 2014-2016 and has led delegations to a range of WHO summits and forums since 2004. Dame Sally advocates globally on AMR: for three years, Dame Sally was the chair of the WHO Strategic and Technical Advisory Group on AMR and a co-convener of the UN Inter-Agency Co-ordination Group on AMR, set up in response to the declaration made at UNGA 2016. Now, Dame Sally sits on the UN Global Leaders Group for AMR, in her capacity as the UK Government’s Special Envoy.
In May 2020, she established The Trinity Challenge, a new global health non-profit, convening 40+ of the world’s preeminent institutions to better prepare for the next pandemic, an organisation which she now chairs as a trustee.