Amanda PearsonAmanda Pearson

Director – development

Amanda has a wealth of experience in participatory health promotion and developing training packages informed by a PGDip in Health Promotion. She successfully ran the programme of Healthy Schools across West Wales and since 2007 has worked with the Health Education Trust. She has lectured at the University of Aberystwyth on active consultation with young people and has worked internationally developing a Food and Fitness training package in Saudi Arabia.

Marjon WillersMarjon Willers

Director – operations

Marjon is experienced working in schools to promote school meal take up and healthier food choices: since 2005 as a specialist dietitian for schools and early years as part of the Islington Health and Well-being Team and since 2008 for the Health Education Trust.  Marjon has spoken at national conferences and lectures at London Metropolitan and Kings College University. Marjon was also involved in the development of the Voluntary Food and Drink Guidelines for Early Year Settings in England in 2010. Marjon is trustee of First Steps Nutrition Trust.


Chandra Pankhania

Director – communications 

Chandra is a registered Nutritionist with a PGDip in Food Policy and is currently taking a MSc in Public Health Practice. She has been with the Health Education Trust since 2007,  previously working on the delivery of national public health programmes like 5-a-day and the National School Fruit and Vegetable Scheme.



Joe HarveyJoe Harvey


Consultant – organisational and policy change

Joe has a health education management and teaching background that spans 25 years. His expertise and membership on expert groups and panels on school food and health has helped reform standards.  Joe has had success on a European and International platform influencing health education and policy change.