Dr. Lucia Coulter
Director & Co-Founder, Lead Exposure Elimination Project
Lucia Coulter is co-founder and director at Lead Exposure Elimination Project (LEEP), a health policy nonprofit working to reduce childhood lead poisoning in low- and middle-income countries. Through applied research and targeted advocacy LEEP aims to improve the health, wellbeing, and future potential of millions of children.
Previously, Lucia worked as a doctor in the UK's National Health Service. She has published peer-reviewed research in the field of public health, taught microbiology and parasitology as an academic supervisor at the University of Cambridge, and gained clinical experience in low-resource contexts. Lucia is a Trustee of Effective Altruism UK, a Schmidt Futures Innovation Fellow, and a graduate from the Charity Entrepreneurship Incubation Program. She holds a Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery, and a Master's degree in Natural Sciences from the University of Cambridge.