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.

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.