Speakers at the N8 AgriFood Conference

Emma Strachan

Advanced Health Improvement Specialist (Food and Nutrition), Leeds City Council

Emma is a Health Improvement Specialist working on Food and Nutrition in Leeds. Emma’s role involves contributing and advising on the development and implementation of local food work,
ensuring the implementation of Public Health policies, strategies and work programmes. Emma is responsible for the Local Authority’s commissioning of adult cooking skills programmes and
contribution to Leeds Food Approach. Currently Emma is working with the Leeds Food Partnership to develop a city wide strategic approach to food building on the Sustainable Food Cities achievement in June 2019 and supporting the Council to implement Food Active’s Healthy Weight Declaration. Emma has work on a range of food projects at both a strategic and operational level including Jamie Oliver’s Ministry of Food, the 5 a day programme and led the implementation of many food related campaigns.