Lorraine Sherr is a Professor of Clinical and Health Psychology at University College London and co-director of the UKRI GCRF Adolescent Hub. Editor of three international academic journals (AIDSCare, Psychology Health and Medicine, Vulnerable Children and Youth Studies) she has also written or edited over 40 books, and authored over 300 academic journal papers. With a wide international research portfolio, Lorraine was a founding board member for AIDSImpact, and the Coalition for children affected by AIDS. MHPSS and sat on the WHO Strategic Advisory group for AIDS, chaired the WHO Disclosure group, JLICA and Know Violence. She has provided evaluations for USAID, UNICEF, PEPFAR, Save the Children, World Vision and expert input to a number of global organisations and Governments. She was awarded the Swedish NoaksArk Guldarken award in 2018, and an MBE in 2021.