Ann Furedi has been CEO of the British Pregnancy Advisory Service (bpas) since 2003. Before then she was director of policy and press for the Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority, the UK’s regulator of embryo research and assisted conception. bpas specialises in later abortions and provides almost 70 per cent of all those that take place in Britain. Furedi has written extensively in defence of women’s autonomy of reproductive choice.
She is a board member of the American research charity, IBIS Reproductive Health and chair of the governing body for Mid Kent FE College.
Ann has recently written a book, The Moral Case for Abortion