All About Obesity CIC is a third sector obesity organisation, founded by experts in the obesity
field. The organisation is primarily led by people living with obesity, three out of the five
Directors live with obesity, meaning that we are uniquely placed to most effectively represent
the views of people living with the condition.
Founder & Director
Sarah is a leading obesity advocate in the UK, she is passionate about changing the narrative around obesity, she is working to help remove weight stigma across society, wants people living with obesity to be treated equally.
Founding Director & Chair
Chris is Chief Executive of Diabetes UK and a Trustee of the National Academy for Social Prescribing. From his work supporting people living with or at risk of type 2 diabetes, he knows how vital it is that we remove the stigma from the condition of obesity and provide evidence-based therapies and support for all those living with obesity.
Giles studies the genetics of obesity at the University of Cambridge. He is also a science communicator, author, and broadcaster. His key messages are that body weight is not a choice, and people with obesity are fighting their biology.
Stephanie works as a GP alongside educating about obesity and obesity stigma nationally. She facilitates medical professionals and system planners to learn the science, thereby helping people living with obesity get the evidence-based treatment that is right for them.
Helen has lived experience of obesity and has worked in the third sector for over a decade. She hopes for a world where people living with obesity are treated with respect and compassion and supported with effective therapies to manage their disease.