Obesity and Healthy Weight Team Leader,
Public Health England (PHE)
Jamie Blackshaw leads Public Health England’s Obesity and Healthy Weight team and is responsible for working with national and local partners, to support action to prevent and tackle excess weight. This includes action on preventative whole systems approaches; supporting the healthy place agenda; developing the evidence base and support to local public health teams on weight management services and contributing towards strategic planning. A Registered Public Health Nutritionist, he has worked within Government nutrition since 1998; has an MSc in Health Policy, from Imperial College London and was awarded the Nutrition Society’s Public Health Nutrition Medal 2015, in recognition of excellence in public health nutrition.