Power of Film to Save Lives 

Catherine McCarthy 


4.00PM-5.30PM – 9 FEBRUARY 2017


Catherine McCarthy is Chief Executive of Medical Aid Films – a dynamic and impactful UK registered charity - which uses the power of film and animation to transform the health and save the lives of millions of women and children in the poorest countries of the world.

Previously a BBC Commissioner and Executive Producer, she has a background in developing innovative knowledge and learning programming. She has co-commissioned some of the BBC’s major landmarks and most impactful programming; including major BBC ONE, TWO and FOUR series. She is passionate about using film and meda to make a difference in people’s lives.