Lucy Westerman

Lucy works at VicHealth, exploring how businesses’ products and practices influence health and how to mitigate their harms, particularly alcohol, tobacco, ultra processed food and gambling. Prior to VicHealth, Lucy was based in the UK leading global campaigns and chronic disease prevention and health promotion advocacy for a global NGO, the NCD Alliance. Lucy focuses ‘upstream’ on cross-cutting issues such as the influence of social, political, commercial, and environmental determinants on health – and illness. Lucy holds a Master of Public Health, and degrees in Health Promotion, Sociology, and Nutrition.