Professor Mike Rayner
- Comparing nutrient profile model scores with food based dietary guidelines
- Evaluating the major drivers of salt consumption in the UK
- Give us this day our daily nutrients: healthy diets vs nutritious diets
- Holding the food industry to account: tracking the health and environmental impacts of food companies
- Pathways towards a healthy and sustainable British food system
- The health and environmental impacts of health and environmental claims in the UK
Professor of Population Health
Mike Rayner is a Professor of Population Health at the Nuffield Department of Population Health. Formerly he was Director of the Centre on Population Approaches for Non-Communicable Disease Prevention, based in the department, which was a World Health Organisation Collaborating Centre from 2013- 2021. The centre carried out research and training related to the prevention of NCDs.
Mike's research has been on all aspects of the prevention of non-communicable diseases with a focus on population based interventions to promote healthier eating such as improved food labelling, restrictions on the marketing of foods and health-related food taxes such as taxes on sugary drinks. He has a particular interest in nutrient profiling.
Mike is also Chair of Sustain: the alliance for better food and farming in the UK, He is Chair of the Nutrition Expert Group for the European Heart Network. He is an ordained priest in the Church of England.