Meet our Global Health team

Chrissie Giles (Global Health Editor)

Chrissie Giles has been a writer and editor for more than 15 years. Before joining the Bureau as Global Health Editor, she worked for Wellcome, one of the world’s largest health foundations, where she was editor of the award-winning longform publication Mosaic.

At Mosaic, she championed up-and-coming writers from around the world and worked to increase the diversity of stories and storytellers in science journalism.

As a writer, she has covered a wide range of subjects, from how doctors discuss death and dying with patients, to why British people her age were the “Peak Booze” generation. She has also been writer-in-residence at a hospice. She studied biochemistry at university and completed a master’s in science communication at Imperial College, London.

Rosa Furneaux (Global Health Reporter)

Rosa is an investigative journalist specialising in global health issues, with particular focus on access to healthcare. She received the Amnesty International Gaby Rado Award for New Journalist for her coverage of Covid-19 vaccine inequity.

In 2022 she was named the Association of British Science Writers’ Newcomer of the Year, and one of MHP-Mischief’s 30 Young Journalists To Watch. In 2021, she was awarded the Association of British Science Writers’ prize for investigative journalism, and the Foreign Press Association award for science story of the year.

Before joining the Bureau, she worked for investigative news magazine Mother Jones and freelanced for publications in the UK, US and east Africa. She holds a master’s in journalism from the University of California, Berkeley.

Laura Margottini (Global Health Reporter)

Laura is an award-winning investigative journalist exploring health, environment and science policy. She was a contributor for Science magazine for a decade and has extensively worked for the Italian national daily il Fatto Quotidiano.

Paul Eccles (Impact Producer)

Paul is an Impact Producer on the Bureau’s Global Health team. Since joining the Bureau, he has worked on investigations into access to oxygen, vaccine inequality, digital advertising and Big Tobacco.