Community leaders

Our community leaders are recognised international experts with extensive knowledge and global networks in the interdisciplinary fields of health, wellbeing , design and the built environment. Their role is to engage their specialist networks to support the development of unique and relevant content and community within the SALUS Global Knowledge Exchange.

Victoria Jones

Arts Health Consultant at Arts Health Associates

I am international arts health consultant with extensive experience in the UK and Australia; founder of multiple award winning hospital art programmes GO Create! GOSH, London and ARCH, Royal Children's, Melbourne. I have experience of large scale art & design commissioning within wide variety of healthcare settings, new builds and refurbishments. I now lead international arts health consultancy Arts Health Associates, a panel judge for the EHD awards and senior associate of SALUS.

Katy Cooper

Freelance writer and consultant

I am a consultant and writer with particular expertise in preventing non-communicable diseases (NCDs) through addressing the lifestyle risk factors of poor diet, physical inactivity and smoking. Now freelance, until the end of 2016 I was assistant director of C3 Collaborating for Health. I am most interested in the impact of the environment on health, notably the links between unhealthy lifestyles and climate change.


P.A., Behavioral Healthcare Specialist at NK ARCHITECTS

Erin Sharp-Newton brings years of recognised national and international design experience into the world of design. As part of NK Architect's Healthcare Design Group, Erin has been vital in developing the focus of Behavioral Healthcare Design and for encouraging this important area of work. Erin inspires and contributes a sharp, intense, and humanistic approach to design.