Programme Lead, Obesity Action Scotland
Lorraine Tulloch is the Programme Lead for Obesity Action Scotland and is responsible for the strategy and operation of the Unit. Obesity Action Scotland is hosted by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow and aims to provide leadership and advocacy on preventing and reducing obesity and overweight in Scotland.
Lorraine previously worked as an independent consultant on public health policy and her clients included Scottish Government, Architecture and Design Scotland and NHS Education Scotland. Lorraine provided interim management services across a number of policy areas in Scottish Government and has a wealth of experience in policy making and business management. From 2007 to 2013 work for Scottish Government involved developing and leading the national public health initiative "Good Places Better Health" and contributing to the development of health inequalities policy.
An Environmental Health Officer by profession, her career has included working within various local and regional levels of government in enforcement, enabling and advisory roles around environment and health. This has included Regional Advisor to Scottish Natural Heritage, Senior Policy Officer on Air Quality at Greater London Authority and Team Leader for Pollution Control in Scotland's largest Local Authority (Glasgow City Council).