Maggy Heintz joined UKCDR in January 2022.  She leads UKCDR providing high-level engagement and strategic coordination of the SCOR Board.

Prior to UKCDR, Maggy was at the University of Leicester for 8 years. Most recently Head of Research and Business Development, she was International Research Development Manager for several years working with partners in low- and middle-income countries. In that role, she facilitated, managed, and coordinated large scale multidisciplinary research proposals addressing the UN SDGs.

Prior to this position, she was science attaché in physical sciences and innovation for the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs in London, and has a research background in Earth Sciences, having conducted research at the Australian National University and the University of Cambridge.