role: Emerita Professor of Alcohol Studies institution: Bristol University of the West of England Profile

Moira Plant is Emeritus Professor of Alcohol Studies at Bristol University of the West of England and Adjunct Professor Curtin University Perth Australia. Her areas of interest include women and alcohol, pre-natal alcohol exposure and Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD). She has published on these and related subjects in peer reviewed journals and books. Moira is the UK lead on the Gender Alcohol and Culture: An International Project (GENACIS) which now includes over 40 countries worldwide.

She has acted as consultant to the World Health Organisation, the European Union, the UK and other governments, the Centre for Addiction Research & Education Scotland (CARES) and is a UK consultant to the US Collaborative Initiative on Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (CIFASD). Moira is a psychotherapist and trains and supervises counsellors.