Our advisory board meets twice a year in order to provide independent external review, advice and support on the operation and strategic development of the School Health Research Network. Current membership of the board is as follows:

Julie BishopDirector of Health Improvement, Public Health Wales

Alexa Bishop, Research Engagement Manager, Cancer Research UK

Chris Bonell, Professor of Public Health Sociology, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

Claire Burton, Head of Science, Cefn Hengoed Community School

Mark Campion, Inspector, Estyn

Ruth ConwayHead of Support for Learners, Welsh Government

Gemma Cox, Principal Public Health Practitioner – Educational Settings, Public Health Wales – Welsh Network of Healthy School Schemes

Kirrin Davidson, Policy Adviser, Children’s Commissioner for Wales

Lloyd Hopkin, Head of Health and Well-being AoLE, Welsh Government

Jane Houston, Participation Officer, Children’s Commissioner for Wales

Lara Husein, Research Engagement Manager, Cancer Research UK

Sara James, Chief Social Research Officer, Welsh Government

Nathan Lester, Head of Observatory Analytical Team, Public Health Wales Observatory

Laurence Moore, Director of the MRC/CSO Social & Public Health Sciences Unit, University of Glasgow

Sally Power, Wales Institute of Social & Economic Research, Data & Methods Director, Cardiff University

Chris RobertsResearch Lead, Health and Social Services analytical team, Welsh Government

Claire Rowlands, Deputy Director Curriculum, Assessment and Pedagogy, Welsh Government

Richard Thurston, Chief Social Research Officer, Welsh Government

Andy Williams, Deputy Headteacher, Monmouth Comprehensive School

Honor Young, Senior Lecturer DECIPHer, Cardiff University