GOLD Speakers

United Kingdom

Duncan Fisher, OBE

  • Speaker Type: 2019 Main Presentations
  • Country: United Kingdom
Biography:

Duncan Fisher is working to help health and family services engage better with the wider family group, fathers in particular, and has recently taken this work onto the international level through The Family Initiative, www.FamilyInitiative.org.uk. The organization provides training for health professionals and is developing information services for families. In UK he co-founded the Fatherhood Institute and for three years he served on the Board of the Government’s gender equality body, the Equal Opportunities Commission. He initiated and currently manages a website for Cambridge and Princeton Universities reporting research on child welfare and development, ChildandFamilyBlog.com. He was awarded an OBE by the Queen in 2008 for his “services to children”. Duncan is returning to international work after giving it up to care for his daughters at home.

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