Name: Trevor Lakey

Age: 36

Job title: programmes manager, health promotion department, Greater Glasgow health board.

Duties: Responsible for 20 staff working in the youth team, workplace team and priority needs team (dealing with ethnic minority health and working with the deaf community). Also responsible for child health policy and health inequalities. Before that he was project manager (inequalities in health initiative). Until recently he spent a year on secondment as acting co-ordinator of the Glasgow Health Cities Partnership.


Other responsibilities: Chair of the Scottish branch of the Society of Health Education and Health Promotion Specialists (SHEPS).

Background:1990-1992: Health promotion officer (focusing on community health and primary care work), Greater Glasgow health board.

Jan-May 1990: Health education officer (focusing on health service and workplace issues), Ayrshire and Arran health board.

1989-1990: Voluntary development worker with community mental health organisation, the Richmond Fellowship.

1986-1988: Postdoctoral research fellow, British Heart Foundation/University of Glasgow.

1983-1986: Medical Research Council studentship for doctoral research, Northern General Hospital/University of Sheffield.

Qualifications: Master of Public Health, University of Glasgow, 1989; PhD University of Sheffield, 1986; BSc Biochemistry and Physiology, University of Sheffield, 1983.

Other skills: Counselling, lecturing, coaching and training, broad range of computer applications. Established and ran the UK-wide 'Holistic Health Research Network' for four years.