For nine years, Dame Sally Davies has been the Chief Medical Officer for England (June 2010 – September 2019). She advocates globally on antimicrobial resistance (AMR) and has spoken on AMR at events including the World Health Assembly side events, the G8 science ministers’ meeting in 2015, the Global Health Security Initiative in 2015, and the UN General Assembly side event in 2016. She was Chair of the 2013 AMR forum at the World Innovation Summit for Health (WISH) and was Chair of the World Health Organization’s Strategic and Technical Advisory Group on AMR for three years. Most recently, she has been appointed a co-convener of the UN Inter-Agency Coordination Group on AMR, set up in response to the AMR declaration made at UNGA 2016. In June, the UK appointed Davies as special envoy on antimicrobial resistance (AMR), where her role will involve working across the health, agricultural and environmental sectors to deliver a ‘One Health’ response to AMR. On October 8th of this year, Dame Sally Davies will become the first woman master at Cambridge University’s Trinity College.