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Matt Ashton

Matt Ashton

Director of Public Health, Liverpool City Council

Matthew Ashton, Director of Public Health, Liverpool City Council,
Honorary Professor, Department of Public Health and Policy, University of Liverpool

Prof Ashton was appointed Director of Public Health for Liverpool City Council in April 2020 and is also Honorary Professor, Department of Public Health and Policy, University of Liverpool.

He leads a team of 30 people covering a range of public health activities including the commissioning of public health services, health protection, health improvement, health care public health, embedding health in all policies approaches and addressing the wider determinants of health.

Prof Ashton is passionate about bringing together the best people and partnerships in the region to improve health and wellbeing and reduce inequalities in the communities we serve.

Prof Ashton is the programme director for the Liverpool Health Partners Live Well programme, and also works closely with other directors of public health across Cheshire and Merseyside, as part of the CHAMPS public health collaborative, leading on Strategic Intelligence and Research, Communications, Social Marketing, and Strategic Partnerships. Prof Ashton is also the lead Director of Public Health for the Liverpool City Region Violence Reduction Partnership, and for Food Active.

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