A registered nurse with over 30 years experience At the heart of my candidacy is a personal and passionate belief in ensuring the patients voice is heard in elements of obesity planning, practice and research. I am obese and have experience in the patients perspective. I have served as a Trustee of three large organisations (ASO, BOMSS and Imagine). I am the founder and Chair of WLSinfo, the UK’s largest patient obesity charity. I am also the UK representative for the EASO patient council. I have taken part in NICE and NHS(E) groups. My latest role is as a potential trustee for the Obesity Empowerment Network.