Maria Carvalho

Maria is a campaigner and organiser leading our climate & health work supporting the health community to bring the health voice to local and nations campaigns for climate justice.

Prior to Medact she led a campaign calling for the public ownership of transport in the West of England, developed projects on framing domestic violence as a public health issue, and worked with Just Treatment on their campaign on the privatisation of mental health youth services. Before this, she spent seven years working as a youth worker and in drug & alcohol support services designing trauma-informed services and co-production research. She is currently completing her MSc in Public Health.