Dr Mike Brannan
National Lead for Physical Activity and Healthy Weight, Public Health England
A registered public health consultant, Mike is the National Lead for Physical Activity and Healthy Weight at Public Health England. He is an author of the national physical activity framework for England, Everybody Active Every Day, and a contributor to the 2019 UK Chief Medical Officers physical activity guidelines. Mike has worked successfully in the public, private, academic and voluntary sectors, including over 15 years as a public health professional at national, regional and local levels. He has held leadership roles on health inequalities, transport, sustainability, housing, employment and physical activity. Mike is recognised for his expertise at national and international levels, including peer reviewed publications, membership of committees and steering groups, and conference presentations. Prior to public health, Mike had an eclectic background as a bench scientist and a public relations consultant, including a Biochemistry PhD and a Chartered Institute of Marketing qualification.