Manchester Health and Wellbeing Advisory Group

The Manchester Health and Wellbeing Advisory Group was established in 2022 to advance the city's health and wellbeing commitments in reference to the impacts of climate change. The work seeks to be in line with the latest science, to monitor progress against these commitments, and to make recommendations where new actions are needed to ensure the commitments are met.

The current membership of the group is:

  • Dr Raja Murgesan (Chair of Advisory Group), Clinical Lead, Respiratory Medical, Quality and Performance (Manchester), NHS GM Integrated Care and health sector representative to the Manchester Climate Change Partnership
  • David Regan, Director of Public Health and Director of Population, Health and Nursing, Manchester City Council
  • Barry Gillespie,¬† Assistant Director of Public Health, Manchester Population Health Team, Manchester Health and Care Commissioning
  • Sarah Doran, Assistance Director of Public Health / Consultant in Public Health, Manchester Population Health Team, Manchester Health and Care Commissioning
  • Claire Igoe, Group Associate Director of Sustainability, Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust
  • Christine Raiswell, Public Health Programme Manager, Manchester City Council
  • Bridget Hughes, Head of Operations, Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust
  • Helen Ibbott, Director of Strategic Planning and Reform, Manchester Local Care Organisation
  • Salima Jones, Public Health Project Manager, Manchester Public Health Team, Manchester City Council
  • Tim Keeley, Programme Lead, Manchester Public Health Team, Manchester City Council¬†
  • Dr Michael Hardman, Senior Lecturer in Urban Geography, Programme Lead Geography and Environmental Management, University of Salford
  • Phil Havenhand, Interim Head of Infrastructure and Environment, Manchester City Council
  • Duncan McCorquodale, Planning and Infrastructure Manager, Manchester City Council
  • Michelle Berry, Principal Policy Officer, City Policy, Manchester City Council
  • Anna Bond, Deputy Director, Manchester Climate Change Agency
  • Sean Morris, Policy and Strategy Lead, Manchester Climate Change Agency