Lucy Saunders is a Consultant in Public Health specialising in transport, public realm and planning. She developed the Healthy Streets Approach™ and the 10 Healthy Streets Indicators™ in 2011.
In 2015 she was awarded Transport Planner of the Year by the Transport Planning Society and her work won awards from the international UITP and UK Chartered Institute for Highways and Transportation.
Lucy currently leads on the integration of transport and public health in London supporting Transport for London, boroughs and advocacy organisations. Lucy works across both the Greater London Authority and Transport for London embedding the Healthy Streets Approach, as set out in Healthy Streets for London, in policy and practice. In 2014 TfL became the first transport authority in the world to publish a Health Action Plan which Lucy wrote and lead its 3-year implementation.
Lucy has worked as a Public Health Specialist across a wide range of organisations from local to international level including NHS, government, academic, private and voluntary sector. She advises the World Health Organisation and the UK Government Departments for Transport and Health and the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE).
She gained Fellowship of the UK Faculty of Public Health in 2012 on completion of the UK specialist medical training programme in Public Health. She has masters degrees in geography and public health.
You can see Lucy presenting an introduction to Healthy Streets here.
You can hear Lucy being interviewed about Healthy Streets here.Follow @le_saunders