Our Team

TRUUD brings together experts from several different disciplines to prioritise health.

Professor Matthew Hickman (Research Director – Academic)

Head of Population Health Sciences and Deputy Head of Bristol Medical School, University of Bristol

Head of Population Health Sciences and Deputy Head of Bristol Medical School
University of Bristol

Professor Gabriel Scally (Research Director – Impact)

Honorary Professor of Public Health, University of Bristol

Honorary Professor of Public Health
Bristol Medical School
University of Bristol

Daniel Black (Programme Director and WP3 Lead)

Specialist in Urban Development for Planetary Health, University of Bristol

Specialist in Urban Development for Planetary Health
Bristol Medical School
University of Bristol

Rachel Brierley (Programme Manager and WP5 Lead)

University of Bristol

Bristol Medical School
University of Bristol

Leah Fisher (Programme Administrator)

University of Bristol

Bristol Medical School
University of Bristol

Professor Sarah Ayres (WP1 Co-Lead)

Professor of Public Policy and Governance, University of Bristol

Professor of Public Policy and Governance
School for Policy Studies
University of Bristol

Dr Krista Bondy (WP1 Co-Lead)

Associate Professor of Corporate Social Responsibility and Environmental Management, University of Bath

Associate Professor of Corporate Social Responsibility and Environmental Management
Institute for Policy Research
University of Bath

Dr Alistair Hunt (WP2 Lead)

Lecturer, Department of Economics, University of Bath

Lecturer
Department of Economics
University of Bath

Dr Andy Gibson (WP4 Lead)

Associate Professor in Patient and Public Involvement, University of the West of England

Associate Professor in Patient and Public Involvement
Department of Health & Social Sciences
University of the West of England

Dr Ges Rosenberg (WP6 Lead)

Research Fellow, University of Bristol

Research Fellow
Department of Mechanical Engineering
University of Bristol

Professor Cecilia Wong (WP1 – Spatial Planning)

Professor of Spatial Planning, University of Manchester

Professor of Spatial Planning
School of Environment, Education & Development
University of Manchester

Professor Nick Pearce (WP1 – Westminster)

Director of the Institute for Policy Research and Professor of Public Policy, University of Bath

Director of the Institute for Policy Research and Professor of Public Policy
Institute of Policy Research
University of Bath

Professor John Coggon (WP1 – Socio-Legal)

Chair in Law, University of Bristol Law School

Chair in Law
School of Law
University of Bristol

Professor Kathy Pain (WP1- Real Estate)

Professor of Real Estate Development, University of Reading

Professor of Real Estate Development
Henley Business School
University of Reading

Dr Neil Carhart (Systems Approaches Lead)

Lecturer in Infrastructure Systems, University of Bristol

Lecturer in Infrastructure Systems
Department of Civil Engineering
University of Bristol

Dr Eleonora Fichera (WP2 – Economic Valuation)

Reader in Economics, University of Bath

Reader in Economics
Department of Economics
University of Bath

Dr Paul Pilkington (WP2 – Urban Health Data)

Senior Lecturer in Public Health, University of the West of England

Senior Lecturer in Public Health
Department of Health & Social Sciences
University of the West of England

Dr Andrew Barnfield (WP1 – Urban Studies/Policy)

Research Fellow, University of Bristol

Research Fellow
School for Policy Studies
University of Bristol

Dr Geoff Bates (WP1 – Policy)

Research Associate, University of Bristol

Research Associate
Institute for Policy Research
University of Bristol

Dr Rosalie Callway (WP1 – Planning)

Research Associate, University of Bristol

Senior Research Fellow
University of Bristol

Dr Tracey Farragher (WP1 – Health)

Lecturer in Healthcare Sciences, University of Manchester

Lecturer in Healthcare Sciences
Division of Population Health, Health Services Research & Primary Care
University of Manchester

Dr Caglar Koksal (WP1 – Planning & Environmental Management)

Research Associate, University of Manchester

Research Associate & Lecturer in Planning
School of Environment, Education & Development
University of Manchester

Heeseo Rain Kwon (WP1 – Real Estate)

Research Associate, University of Reading

Research Associate
Henley Business School
University of Reading

Lisa Montel (WP1 – Law)

Research Associate, University of Bristol

Research Associate
School of Law
University of Bristol

Md. Nazmul Hasan (WP1 – Management/Corporate Governance)

Research Associate, University of Bath

Research Associate
Centre for Business, Organisations & Society
University of Bath

Dr Habtamu Ali Beshir (WP2 – Economics)

Research Associate, University of Bath

Research Associate
Department of Economics
University of Bath

Janet Ige (WP2 – Urban Health Evidence)

Research Fellow, University of the West of England

Research Fellow
Department of Health & Social Sciences
University of the West of England

Jo White (WP4 – Public Involvement)

Senior Research Fellow, University of the West of England

Senior Research Fellow
Department of Health & Social Sciences
University of the West of England

Dr Eli Hatleskog (WP6 – Meta-Research/Systems)

Senior Research Associate, University of Bristol

Senior Research Associate
Department of Civil Engineering
University of Bristol

Dr Anna Le Gouais (WP1 – Researcher in Residence)

Senior Research Associate, University of Bristol

Senior Research Associate
Bristol Medical School
University of Bristol

Sian Peake-Jones (WP1 – Researcher in Residence)

Research Fellow, University of Manchester

Research Fellow
School of Environment, Education & Development
University of Manchester

Eleanor Eaton (WP2 – Economics)

Research Assistant, University of Bath

Research Assistant
Department of Economics
University of Bath

Professor Arpana Verma (WP1 – Health)

Clinical Professor of Public Health & Epidemiology, University of Manchester

Clinical Professor of Public Health & Epidemiology
Division of Population Health, Health Services Research & Primary Care
University of Manchester

Professor Paddy Ireland (WP1-Socio-Legal/Corporate)

Professor of Law, University of Bristol

Professor of Law
School of Law
University of Bristol

Dr Judi Kidger (WP1 – Mental Health)

Senior Research Fellow and Lecturer in Public Health, University of Bristol

Senior Research Fellow and Lecturer in Public Health
Bristol Medical School
University of Bristol

Professor Rona Campbell (WP1 – Complex Systems)

Professor of Public Health Research, University of Bristol

Professor of Public Health Research
Bristol Medical School
University of Bristol

Professor Jonathan Dovey (WP4 – Creative Arts)

Professor of Screen Media, University of the West of England

Professor of Screen Media
Faculty of Arts, Creative Industries & Education
University of the West of England

Professor Ben Hicks (WP6 – Engineering)

Professor of Mechanical Engineering, University of Bristol

Professor of Mechanical Engineering
Department of Mechanical Engineering
University of Bristol