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Workstream Leads

The following are the current ADPH London network leads for specific workstreams:

Academic Research & Health
Somen Banerjee, Tower Hamlets DPH.

Air Quality & Climate Health
Glenn Stewart, Enfield CPH, is the Air Quality Lead, and Claire Greszczuk, Newham Deputy DPH, is the Climate & Health Lead.

Alcohol & Drugs
Iona Lidington, Kingston DPH, noting for Substance Misuse, Dudu Sher-Arami, Enfield DPH.

Asylum Seekers & Refugees
Rachel Flowers, Croydon DPH and Elizabeth Owen, Newham Lead Public Health Strategist, are Co-Leads.

Children & Young People (CYP)
Kirsten Watters, Camden DPH is the CYP programme sponsor. Abigail Knight, Camden CPH, is the CYP Lead.

Community Engagement
Anne Bowers, ADPH London Community Champions Coordinator Lead.

Cost of Living
Anne Bowers, Newham Lead for Community Public Health & Cost of Living Response Programme.

Domestic Abuse
Will Maimaris, Haringey DPH and Sue Matthews, Redbridge CPH.

Emergency Preparedness Resilience Response (EPRR)
Rachel Flowers
, Croydon DPH (Lead) and Sangeeta Leahy, Southwark DPH (Deputy Lead).

Finance & Health
Melanie Smith, Brent DPH.

Food Health
Melanie Smith, Brent DPH, Steve Whiteman, Greenwich DPH, and back-up DPH Lead.

Health Inequalities
Jason Strelitz, Newham DPH, and Sandra Husbands, Hackney & City of London DPH, are the Health Equity Group (HEG) Reps for NEL, Dudu Sher-Arami, Enfield DPH, is the Health Equity Group (HEG) Reps for NCL, Ruth Hutt, Lambeth DPH, is the Health Equity Group (HEG) Rep for SEL, with SWL and NWL Reps to be appointed.

Sandra Husbands, Hackney & City of London DPH, is the Health Equity Delivery Group (HEDG) ADPH London Lead.

Homeless Health | Inclusion Health
Sue Hogarth, Camden Assistant DPH, and Jeffrey Lake, Westminster Deputy DPH, are Co-Leads.

Gladys Xavier
, Redbridge DPH.

Immunisation & Vaccination
Kirsten Watters, Camden DPH.

Mental Health
Melanie Smith, Brent DPH is the Thrive LDN Lead and Imran Choudhury, Sutton DPH is the Good Thinking Lead.

Steve Whiteman, Greenwich DPH, is the Obesity programme sponsor. Bimpe Oki, Lambeth CPH and Jayne Taylor, Hackney CPH, are Co-Leads.

Prison Health
Charlotte Ashton, Islington CPH, is the Prison Health Lead Rep.

Public Health Communications and Engagement
Ysabella Hawkings, Lead for Health Promotion / Communications, Workforce Wellbeing & Well Newham, Newham Council.

Vacant lead role

Kirsten Watters, Camden DPH and Miriam Bullock, Islington CPH, are the London Screening Board Leads.

Sexual Health
Melanie Smith, Brent DPH is the Sexual Health Lead.  Jonathan O’Sullivan, Islington DPH is the HIV Lead.

Public Health Tackling Racism and Inequality 
Sandra Husbands, Hackney & City of London DPH, and Catherine Mbema, Lewisham DPH are the Co-Leads.

Somen Banerjee, Tower Hamlets DPH.

Several DsPH and CsPH are also leading/representing various CYP boards, groups, and forums. Please email for details.

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