Read the Global Centre for Healthy Food Environment's first report on 'Defining a Healthy Food Environment within a Health Care Setting.'

Our vision

Healthy Food Environments are food environments underpinned by the latest evidence, that enable and promote healthy, sustainable and ethical diets, with the food being tasty and affordable, as determined by different socio-cultural and socio-economic groups across populations.

We focus on Healthy Food Environments within our health care systems.

Our goals

Support implementation of Healthy Food Environments within health care systems.

Perform further research to evolve the concept of Healthy Food Environments and our approaches to implementation within health care systems.

Build the Community of health care systems and organisations working to implement Healthy Food Environments.

Collaborate with other global efforts in the areas of Healthy Food Environments.

Community of Experts

Beatrix AlgurenAssociate ProfessorGothenburg UniversitySweden
Seb BaughConsultant in Public HealthHarrow CouncilUK
Gary BickerstaffePublik Health PractitionerBolton CouncilUK
Cristian CofreTechnical AdvisorMinistry of Health ChileChile
Dr Alejandra Contreras-ManzanoResearcherNational Institute of Public HealthMexico
Kath DalmenyChief ExecutiveSustain: The alliance for better food and farmingUK
Dr Fabrice DeClerckScience DirectorEATFrance
Prof Scott DrimieDirector, Adjunct ProfessorSouthern Africa Food Lab, Stellenbosch UniversitySouth Africa
Dr David EisenbergAdjunct Associate Professor of Nutrition, Executive DirectorHarvard School of Public Health, Teaching Kitchens CollaborativeUSA
Dr Emma GarnettPostdoctoral ResearcherUniversity of OxfordUK
Veronica GrahamManager, Health Promotion and PlanningSeconded from the Victorian Department of Health to the Western Public Health UnitAustralia
Nick JacobsDirectoriPES FoodBelgium
Mathilde KerrHealth Improvement OfficerHarrow CouncilUK
Valeria M. MenaNutritionistValeria Mena NutricionEcuador
Dr Oliver MyttonHonorary Consultant in Public HealthUCL Great Ormond Street Institute of Child HealthUK
Tilly Robinson­-MilesImpact and Policy OfficerEat Well Age Well, Food TrainUK
Philip ShelleySenior Operational & Policy ManagerNHS EnglandUK

Engagement Options

We have developed a range of engagement options, which focus on working together to achieve the vision of Healthy Food Environments.

Supporting Partners


Bespoke Services

Research & Development

We are developing focused implementation and research programmes to further our understanding of how to develop and implement Healthy Food Environments.


We are developing education programmes to support sharing the knowledge and skills that underpin the development, implementation and ongoing management of Healthy Food Environments.

Publications and Events

We have a range of publications and events that aim to advance our knowledge, skills and collaboration around Healthy Food Environments.