Professor Anna Glasier was Director of Family Planning & Well Woman Services and Lead Clinician for Sexual Health in Lothian. Her research career is in reproductive health, particularly contraception. Anna is a world expert on emergency contraception and her work was instrumental in making it available in the UK and other countries without medical prescription. She works on developing new contraceptives and on better ways to deliver women’s healthcare, including contraception and abortion. She is an advisor to the Scottish Government, the pharmaceutical industry and a number of international organisations, including the Population Council in New York and the World Health Organisation.