Trustees are elected by the ASO Membership and serve a three year term. Vacancies are advertised to the Membership when they become available and an online ballot is run if nominations exceed the number of vacancies.

If you wish to contact a Trustee, please email the ASO Office.


Dr Nerys Astbury

Research Fellow
Senior Research Fellow, Nuffield Department of Primary Card Health Sciences, University of Oxford

Professor Rachel Batterham

Professor of Obesity, Diabetes and Endocrinology

Dr Maria Bryant

Reader in Public Health Nutrition
University of York

Mr Ken Clare

Director of Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery Services
Leeds Beckett University

Professor Emilie Combet

Professor of Human Nutrition
University of Glasgow

Dr Georgios Dimitriadis

Consultant Endocrinologist & Obesity Physician

Professor Graham Finlayson

Professor in Psychobiology
University of Leeds

Dr Nicola Heslehurst

Senior Lecturer in Maternal Nutrition
Newcastle University

Dr David Hughes

Consultant Bariatric Physician
University Hospitals Derby & Burton NHS Trust

Sarah Le Brocq

Mr Patrick McGinley

Head of Costing & SLR
Maidstone & Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust

Dr Alexander Miras

Senior Lecturer and Consultant Endocrinologist
Imperial College LONDON

Dr Julia Mueller

Research Associate, University of Cambridge

Ms Mary O’Kane

Honorary Consultant Dietitian
Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust

Dr Rebecca Richards

Postdoctoral Research Associate and Practitioner Health psychologist
University of Cambridge

Dr Kath Roberts

Analytical Programme Manager
Department of Health and Social Care