Advisory Board

The Board provides independent strategic advice to the School Executive on the development of its activities in the context of national and international strategic opportunities and priorities.

It includes nine professionals drawn from organisations and professional bodies with responsibility for developing and implementing public health measures and senior academic researchers in public health from outside England, and two lay expert members who contribute a public perspective.

  • Mr David Pye
    Programme Manager – Research, Research and Information Team, Local Government Association

  • Professor John Frank (Chair)
    Director, Scottish Collaboration for Public Health Research and Policy

  • Professor Cecily Kelleher
    School of Public Health, Physiotherapy & Population Science – University College Dublin

  • Mr Oliver Coles
    Lay expert

  • Ms Jennifer Bostock
    Lay expert

  • Professor Bernie Hannigan
    Director, Research, Translation and Innovation, Public Health England

  • Dr Ruth Hussey OBE
    Former Chief Medical Officer, Wales

  • Mr John Hume
    Chief Executive, People’s Health Trust

  • Professor Nancy Edwards
    Professor, School of Nursing, University of Ottawa

  • Jabeer Butt OBE
    Deputy Chief Executive, Race Equality Foundation

  • Professor Olle Lundberg
    Director, Centre for Health Equity Studies (CHESS)

  • Professor Mark Pietroni
    Director, Centre for Health for South Gloucestershire

  • Professor Eugene Milne
    Director of Public Health, Newcastle City Council

Board meetings take place annually and are attended by the School’s Director, Deputy Director and Administrator.

Please click on the link below to view the minutes of previous meetings:

23rd October 2014

14th June 2013

9th October 2012