Personal profile


I am an Associate Professor in Public Health at the University of East Anglia, and President of the International Society for Physical Activity and Health (ISPAH).

My research interests include measurement and surveillance of physical activity, barriers and enablers to participation, population level interventions, and policy development, implementation, and evaluation.

I have acted as an advisor to a range of national and international health promotion agencies. I was on the Strategic Advisory Network for the development of the World Health Organization's (WHO) Global Action Plan on Physical Activity 2018 – 2030 and a member of the Guideline Development Group for the 2020 WHO guidelines on physical activity and sedentary behaviour.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being

External positions

President, International Society for Physical Activity and Health

Oct 2022 → …

Collaborations and top research areas from the last five years

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