Harry Rutter


Harry Rutter is professor of global public health at the University of Bath.

He was the founder director of the English National Obesity Observatory, and among other roles led the development of the English National Child Measurement Programme; chaired the UK NICE group on guidance on walking and cycling; is a member of the NHS England net zero carbon expert panel, and the SAGE Environmental and Modelling Group; and is an adviser to WHO Euro and headquarters.

His research is focused on effective, environmentally sustainable, and equitable mechanisms for improving research, policy and practice responses to complex systems problems in public health, with a particular focus on obesity, physical activity, and both communicable and non-communicable diseases.

University of Bath