Obesity: Tipping Back the Scales of the Nation
- 08:30 - 16:15
- The Studio, Manchester
Sharon Egan is in the childhood obesity team at the Department of Health, leading on public services obesity policy which includes local authorities, NHS England and Whitehall. She joined the Civil Service in 2000, working for HSE on their Partnership programme. She has subsequently worked for Healthcare Commission, Care Quality Commission as well as the Food Standards Agency where she lead on Earned Recognition policy and the Compliance and Enforcement Strategy. Before this, she was a scientist in genetics and microbiology, specialising in antibiotic genes.