Caradee Wright is a Specialist Scientist at the South African Medical Research Council leading the Climate and Health Research Programme. She holds a PhD in Public Health from the University of Otago and an MSocSc in Geography and Environmental Management from the University of Natal. Her research focuses on personal solar ultraviolet radiation exposure, personal dosimetry, health risk assessment and skin cancer prevention. Caradee is a member of the South African Young Academy and was co-chair of this organisation from 2011-2013. She is a member of the Global Young Academy, Vice-President of the National Association for Clean Air, Co-Editor of the Clean Air Journal and Founder of the Environmental Health Research Network (www.ehrn.co.za).