Theme lead, policy
Dr Ann Hoskins (MB BCh, BAO, MCommH, FFPHM) has over 30 years’ experience working in public health in the UK and in the Republic of Yemen. She has successfully led innovations in health strategy, policy development and programme implementation to improve health and service delivery. She has local, regional and national senior leadership experience with Public Health England, Deputy Director Health and Wellbeing: Healthy People; NHS North West Strategic Health Authority, Director Children, Young People and Maternity; and Manchester and Wirral Health Authorities, Director of Public Health.
She has a career-long commitment to improve socio-economic opportunities by reducing health inequalities and is passionate about the importance of early years development for future life chances.
Ann previously was a member of the Public Health Interventions Advisory Committee for eight years at the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE).
She was also a member of the Board of Trustees for Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine (LSTM) until 2015.
She is chair of Best Beginnings, a national children’s charity and is on the board of Plus Dane Housing Association.