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Ami Simmonds is a former Research Funding and Science Activities Officer at World Cancer Research Fund International


Dr Anna Diaz Font is Head of Research Funding and manages World Cancer Research Fund International's grant programme


Annaleen Koole is a World Cancer Research Fund Academy Fellow and is finalising her PhD at Maastricht University in the Netherlands


Annie Anderson is a Professor of Public Health Nutrition at the University of Dundee and Director of the Scottish Cancer Prevention Network


Aurelie Affret is a PhD student at the Centre for Research in Epidemiology and Population Health


Brian Power works in nutrition at University College London and University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust


Dr Bruce Y. Lee is Director of the Global Obesity Prevention Center and Associate Professor of International Health at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health


Bryony Sinclair is a former Senior Policy and Public Affairs Manager at World Cancer Research Fund International


Dr Cecilia Rocha is a member of the International Panel of Experts on Sustainable Food Systems and Director and Professor in Food Security and Food Policy in the School of Nutrition at Ryerson University, Toronto


Charlotte Constable Fernandez is a former Research Funding and Science Activities Assistant at World Cancer Research Fund International


Clare Collins is a Professor in Nutrition and Dietetics and National Health and Medical Research Council Senior Research Fellow in the Faculty of Health and Medicine at the University of Newcastle, Australia


Dr Corinna Hawkes is a former Head of Policy and Public Affairs at World Cancer Research Fund International


Damon Gameau is director and star of That Sugar Film, in which he ate a ‘healthy’, low-fat diet for 60 days – to highlight the health impact of eating sugar hidden in foods you don’t expect


Danielle Edge is a former Policy and Public Affairs Manager at World Cancer Research Fund International


Daphne Katsikioti is a former Research Interpretation Officer at World Cancer Research Fund International


Diva Fanian (@Divafanian) is Policy and Public Affairs Officer at World Cancer Research Fund International


Edward Giovannucci, MD, ScD, is Professor in the Departments of Nutrition and Epidemiology at the Harvard School of Public Health, and an Associate Professor of Medicine at the Harvard Medical School/Brigham and Women’s Hospital


Elizabeth Castle works as a Behavioural Insights Research Analyst for Public Health England’s Behavioural Insights Team


Emily Almond is a former member of the Research Interpretation team at World Cancer Research Fund International


Fiona Sing is a PhD student at the University of Auckland and one of the authors of WCRF's Building Momentum reports


Dr Gary Fraser is a Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology at Loma Linda University Health, and the former primary director of the Adventist Health Study


Dr Panagiota Mitrou is Director of Research Funding and Science External Relations at World Cancer Research Fund International


Guy Fagherazzi is the Principal Researcher at the Centre for Research in Epidemiology and Population Health


Dr Hilary Powers, Emeritus Professor of Nutritional Biochemistry at the University of Sheffield, is Deputy Chair of the Expert Panel that oversees World Cancer Research Fund International's Continuous Update Project


Ifigeneia Bourgiezi, MSc, is Research Activities Manager at World Cancer Research Fund International. She is a dietitian specialising in paediatric nutrition and clinical dietetics.


Inarie Jacobs is a registered dietitian working in Bambisana Hospital, South Africa


Ioana Vlad (@Ioanavlad10) is Senior Policy Research Officer at World Cancer Research Fund International


Isobel Bandurek is a former Research Interpretation Manager at World Cancer Research Fund International


Jamie Oliver is a phenomenon in the world of food. He is well-known as one of the world’s best-loved television chefs and restaurateurs.


Juan A. Rivera is director of the Mexican Research Centre in Nutrition at the National Institute of Public Health


Karen Tan is a Behavioural Insights Researcher in Public Health England’s Behavioural Insights team


Dr Kate Allen is World Cancer Research Fund International’s Executive Director of Science and Public Affairs


Kate Oldridge-Turner (@koldridgeturner) is Head of Policy and Public Affairs at World Cancer Research Fund International and has a background in human rights law and social policy


Dr Kathryn Beck is a Senior Lecturer in Human Nutrition and Dietetics, Massey University, New Zealand, and World Cancer Research Fund International Academy Fellow


Katie Pickering has an MSc in Exercise Physiology and is conducting PhD research at Leeds Beckett University


Prof Knut-Inge Klepp is the CO-CREATE principal investigator and a member of World Cancer Research Fund International’s Policy Advisory Group


Dr Kostas Tsilidis is a Senior Lecturer in Cancer Epidemiology at Imperial College London. He also holds an Associate Professor position in Epidemiology at the University of Ioannina School of Medicine in Greece.


Lindsay Bottoms is a Reader in Exercise and Health Physiology at the University of Hertfordshire


Louise Meincke is a former Head of Policy and Public Affairs at World Cancer Research Fund International


Lucy Eccles is a former Communications Officer at World Cancer Research Fund


Lynn Silver, a paediatrician and public health advocate, is Senior Advisor at the Public Health Institute and Clinical Professor at the University of California, San Francisco


Magdalena Wetzel (@wetzelmaggie) is World Cancer Research Fund International’s Policy and Public Affairs Manager


Mahdi Sheikh is a Postdoctoral Scientist at the International Agency for Research on Cancer


Margarita Kokkorou (@M_kokkorou), World Cancer Research Fund International's Senior Policy and Public Affairs Officer, is a dietitian with an MSc in human nutrition and specialisation in clinical nutrition


Maria Diogenes is from the National Cancer Institute José Alencar Gomes da Silva do Brazil (INCA)


Marielle Dubbeling is Director of the RUAF Foundation – a global network of organisations that together constitute a leading centre of expertise in urban agriculture and city region food strategies


Marina Plyta is Research Funding Officer at World Cancer Research Fund International


Marissa Shams-White is a Cancer Prevention Fellow at the National Cancer Institute in the US National Institutes of Health


Martijn Bours is one of the investigators from the EnCoRe study at Maastricht University in the Netherlands


Prof Martin Wiseman, World Cancer Research Fund's Medical and Scientific Adviser, is one of the UK’s leading experts on the links between diet, weight, physical activity and cancer


Maxine Lenza is a former Press and Communications Officer at World Cancer Research Fund


Michael Leitzmann is a Professor of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine in the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Regensburg, Germany


Dr Michelle Harvie is a research dietitian from the Genesis Breast Cancer Prevention Centre, University Hospital South Manchester Trust


Dr Mimi Tatlow-Golden is a lecturer in Developmental Psychology and Childhood Studies at The Open University (UK)


Moniek van Zutphen is a PhD candidate at the Division of Human Nutrition and Health at Wageningen University & Research


Paul Brennan is the Section Head of Genetics at the International Agency for Research on Cancer


Dr Paul C Rogers is a paediatric oncologist at British Columbia Children’s Hospital and Professor at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada


Pekka Puska is President of the International Association of National Public Health Institutes


Dr Rachel Thompson is a former Head of Research Interpretation at World Cancer Research Fund International


Dr Sarah Lewis is the principal investigator of our mechanisms research project at the University of Bristol


Sarah West is a former Director of Communications at World Cancer Research Fund


Dr Stephanie Fay is a former Science Programme Manager at World Cancer Research Fund International


Susannah Brown is a former Senior Science Programme Manager (Research Evidence) at World Cancer Research Fund International


Tim Lobstein is Director of Policy at the World Obesity Federation


Sir Trevor Hassell is President of the Healthy Caribbean Coalition