Prof. Lorraine Sherr is a clinical psychologist and a Professor of Clinical and Health Psychology at University College London. She has a wide portfolio of research focusing on HIV infection, family, women & children and psychological aspects of health. She has written numerous journal articles, texts and reports. She is the editor of three International Academic Journals. - AIDSCare, Psychology Health and Medicine and Vulnerable Children and youth studies. Prof. Sherr was part of two Global Learning initiatives - The Joint learning initiative on Children and AIDS, and the Know Violence initiative. She has been part of the AIDSImpact team focusing on psychosocial aspects of HIV and AIDS. She has experience working at national and international levels on HIV, mental health, treatment adherence, gender, parenting and cognitive development. She has led a wide range of research initiatives. She works closely with National and International agencies, organizations and policy groupings such as UNICEF, Save the Children, USAID, PEPFAR, CCABA, World Vision, CRS and WHO – with strong links in Africa. She has evaluated PEPFAR programs and sat on the WHO Strategic Advisory Committee on HIV. She is currently a Co-Director of the Accelerating Achievement Hub for Adolescents in Africa.