Meet the team

Research Group Leads


Administrative staff

Katie Youngwood


Our Study Management Team includes academics from Queen’s University Belfast and Newcastle University, a representative with experience of being a head teacher and Multi-Academy Trust Chief Executive Officer and four youth representatives from the Birmingham Youth City Board.

Our Study Advisory Committee includes representatives from the Department for Education, the Department of Health and Social Care, School Food Matters and Bite Back 2030.

For our youth advisory group, we are working with the Sandwell Council’s youth SHAPE forum and the NIHR CRN West Midlands Young Research Champions.

If you are from a local or national organisation and are interested in finding about more, we would love to hear from you.

Read about the findings from the FUEL study.