Introducing the I Family Stakeholder Advisory Board

We are proud to present our stakeholder advisory board, who will be providing different perspectives on the project and its implications for various stakeholder groups, as well as helping to spread the word about I Family.

The board met for the first time at the project general assembly in Copenhagen in April, and members will also attend future general assembly meetings to advise on the progress of the project over its lifetime.

The board presently comprises the following members:

  • Jessica Aschemann-Witzel – Aarhus University / FLABEL and EATWELL Research Projects
  • João Breda (to be confirmed) – Programme Manager – Nutrition, Physical Activity and Obesity, WHO (World Health Organisation)
  • Margherita Caroli – ECOG (European Childhood Obesity Group)
  • Hannelore Daniel – Technische Universität München / Joint Programming Initiative
  • Ludger Fischer – SME Food Forum
  • Dorota Sienkiewicz – Health Equity and Policy Coherence Coordinator – EPHA (European Public Health Alliance)
  • Frank Furedi – Sociologist and Social Commentator
  • Zoe Hellman – Head of Public Health – Weight Watchers (UK) Ltd
  • Christian Jaburg – Business & Science Editor – International Broadcast, Deutsche Welle
  • Grigoris Risvas – EFAD (European Federation of the Associations of Dietitians) / Hellenic Dietetic Association
  • Jan Van Gils – President, European Network of Childfriendly Cities
  • Ruth Veale – Head of Food, Health, Environment and Safety Department, BEUC (the European Consumers’ Organisation)
  • Jane Wardle – Health Behaviour Research Centre, University College London

Members of the SAB at the project’s General Assembly Meeting, April 2013
From left to right: Zoe Hellman, Jessica Aschemann-Witzel, Doriane Fuchs (EPHA representative – Dorota Sienkiewicz now plays this role), Ludger Fishcer, Garrath Williams (Member of the I.Family Steering Committee responsible for stakeholder liaison), Ruth Veale, Christian Jaburg, Iris Pigeot (Deputy Coordinator of the I.Family study), Wolfgang Ahrens (Coordinator of the I.Family study), Grigoris Risvas


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