Alan Maryon-Davis is honorary professor of public health at Kings College London and was formerly Vice-Chair of the UK Health Forum, Chair of the Royal Society for Public Health and President of the Faculty of Public Health of the UK Royal Colleges of Physicians.

His interests include the impacts of health policy, environments and lifestyle on health behaviours and he has been a member of a number of national advisory committees, including public health research. Alan is also a prolific writer and broadcaster on health matters.