Robin Ireland from the Health Equalities Group joins the FRC for our Food Bites series and explores the current issues in the food system and what civil society organisations and academics could be doing to work towards solutions that address the issues within the food system.
Robin Ireland is CEO of the Health Equalities Group (HEG) in Liverpool. HEG is a public health social enterprise, which includes the heart health charity Heart of Mersey, established in 2005.Robin gained his Master of Public Health from the University of Liverpool in 2007 and is now an Honorary Lecturer at the University.
He worked as a consultant for WHO EURO between 2007 and 2013 in supporting the development of non- communicable disease policy. Robin was elected Member of the Faculty of Public Health through Distinction in 2015. He is a Board Member of Liverpool Food People, part of the Sustainable Food Cities Network.