Ann Furedi has been CEO of British Pregnancy Advisory Service since 2003. Before then she was Director of Policy & 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% of all those that take place in Britain.
Furedi has written extensively in defence of women’s autonomy of reproductive choice. She currently chairs the Voice for Choice coalition of UK pro-choice organisations.