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The Weight Concern Team

Weight Concern involves a large number of people in its activities.

These include a small staff team, a volunteer Board of Trustees, specialist freelance staff, a large number of volunteers offering their specialist knowledge to the charity's planning committee and project steering groups, and volunteers who fundraise for us regularly or on one-off occasions.

The staff and management team are:

Honorary Clinical and Research Director
Professor Jane Wardle

Honorary Medical Director
Professor Nick Finer

Staff team

Executive Director - Dr Laura McGowan, CPsychol

Obesity Specialist Dietitian - Christa Blanckenberg

Child Feeding Specialist - Dr Lucy Cooke, CPsychol

Research Support & Administrative Assistant - Fran Block

Website & Software - Mark Livermore

Professor Jennifer Hornsby
Nick Attenborough
Professor Martin Jarvis
Helen Croker RD

Additional Committee Members

Dr Rebecca Beeken
Dr Mark Hamer
Dr Angel Chater

Scientific Advisory Group
Professor Jane Wardle (Chair)
Professor Annie Anderson
Professor John Blundell
Professor Ken Fox
Professor Marion Hetherington
Dr Andrew Hill
Professor Susan Jebb
Dr Mary Rudolf
Professor Andrew Steptoe
Dr Carolyn Summerbell
Professor Janet Treasure

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