Sheila Watson

Sheila Watson is Director of Environment at the FIA Foundation, a UK Charity committed to promoting sustainable mobility across the world. 

An economist, with many years experience as an advisor and consultant, her most recent role was as Senior Special Adviser to the UK Labour government at DTI, DEFRA and latterly the FCO.  During the 10 years she spent at the heart of government, she specialised in a range of environmental and resource protection issues from sustainable farming and food production to international climate security. Her former roles include Deputy Director of the Centre for Local Economic Strategies, and policy researcher at the Institute for Fiscal Studies. Sheila was educated at Oxford University and at the University of London.