Chloe Clifford Astbury, PhD
Chloe is a research associate with Global Food System & Policy Research in the School of Global Health at York University, investigator with the Global Strategy Lab and member of the Dahdaleh Institute for Global Health Research. Chloe is interested in the transition to a healthier, fairer and more sustainable food system through integrated food system policy across food production and agriculture, processing, trade and public health. She is also interested in how the food system intersects with food practices and lived experience. Her current work focuses on the application of systems thinking to food system policy for the prevention of both communicable and non-communicable diseases.
Chloe completed her PhD in Epidemiology at the University of Cambridge, focusing on home food preparation and its relevance and potential for improving diet quality at the population level. This work was awarded the Milo Keynes Prize for Outstanding Dissertation in the School of Clinical Medicine. She also holds a BA in Anthropology and an MPH from the University of Cambridge. Chloe has previously worked with Public Health England, WHO-Europe and in the UK Parliament.