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  • Full programme and speaker line-up announced for 7th annual UK E-Cigarette Summit on Thursday 14th November 2019 at The Royal Society, London

Prof John Newton

Director of Health Improvement
Public Health England

Professor John Newton is the Chief Knowledge Officer of Public Health England and joining PHE having been the Regional Director of Public Health for NHS South Central since 2007 and Honorary Professor of Public Health and Epidemiology at the University of Manchester since 2004. He has twenty years of experience as a consultant in public health with a strong track record in academic, professional service and senior management roles. As well as being and academic epidemiologist in the University of Oxford for eleven years, he has also been Director of Research and Development in two large NHS teaching hospitals (Southampton and Oxford) and was the first Director and CEO of IK Biobank. He has a long-standing interest in the use of knowledge to drive public health practice. In 2005 he led work for the Department of Health on a national public health information and intelligence strategy and has recently been centrally involved in managing the information and intelligence function for Public Health England.

Prof John Newton will be speaking at:

Panel Q&A: Tobacco harm reduction – past, present and future

- 10:15 - 10:35

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