• The 5th annual E-Cigarette Summit will take place on Friday 17th November at The Royal Society, London
  • Registration for the E-Cigarette Summit 2017 is now open

Deborah Arnott

Chief Executive
Action on Smoking and Health (ASH)

Deborah Arnott is a recognised international expert on tobacco control and the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control, with a particular interest in nicotine regulation and harm reduction. She was a member of the NICE Programme Development Group which developed the guidance on tobacco harm reduction and of the Commission on Human Medicines expert advisory group to the MHRA on nicotine containing products.  She also has experience of product regulation under the EU General Product Safety Directive having participated in the development of fire safety requirements for cigarettes.

Deborah has an MBA from Cranfield, is an honorary Associate Professor at the University of Nottingham, and a member of the Royal College of Physicians Tobacco Advisory Group.  She was awarded the Alwyn Smith prize in 2007 by the Faculty of Public Health for her outstanding contribution to public health.

Competing Interest: None Stated

Deborah Arnott will be speaking at:

Panel Discussion and Q&A: Can there be a balanced debate on e-cigarettes and harm reduction when there is no consensus on where the “middle ground” lies?

- 17:05 - 17:25

Tobacco control and harm reduction

- 16:25 - 16:40

Panel Discussion and Q&A : Should Nicotine Use Be Accepted in Society – What are the absolute and relative risks?

- 12:35 - 12:55

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