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Senior Scientific Officer, Obesity and Healthy Weight Team, Public Health England

Elizabeth Atherton

Elizabeth is a Registered Dietitian and works in the Obesity and Healthy Weight Team at Public Health England. She has responsibility for the operational management of the whole systems obesity programme. She works across PHE and with national and local partners to deliver approaches to promote and enable healthy weight at a population level.

Elizabeth worked in the NHS as a Bariatric Dietitian, before completing an MSc in Public Health at London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. She has since worked at Medact, a small public health charity and on the Food for Life programme at the Soil Association. She joined Public Health England in February 2018.