Kirsten Armstrong

Kirsten Armstrong

Director of knowledge and innovation
The Fred Hollows Foundation

Kirsten is the director of knowledge and innovation at The Fred Hollows Foundation, one of Australia's largest international development organisations. She leads a team of doctors, researchers, innovators and development specialists to discover and harness what works to end avoidable blindness, and innovate to extend the charity's impact.

She is a qualified actuary and was a partner at PwC, and has experience of working in over 20 countries. 


Woman in Kenya waiting to have eye patch removed after surgery by The Fred Hollows Foundation
29 August 2018
How The Fred Hollows Foundation has been using innovative forms of funding to fight avoidable blindness.