GLOBAL ACTION ON MEN’S HEALTH

Peter Baker

bakermugPeter Baker MA FRSPH is an independent consultant committed to improving the health of men and boys. He supports organisations in the public, third and private sectors that want to begin or develop their work on men’s health. He is Campaign Director of HPV Action, a UK coalition of 45 patient and professional organisations that are working together to achieve a gender-neutral HPV vaccination programme. In 2014/15, he completed a review of Ireland’s National Men’s Health Policy for the Irish government.  From 2012-16, Peter worked with the European Men’s Health Forum (EMHF) on a long-term project to improve men’s use of primary care services across Europe. He has taken the lead in establishing Global Action on Men’s Health.

For 12 years, until August 2012, Peter was Chief Executive of the Men’s Health Forum, England and Wales’ leading men’s health charity. He was previously a health journalist, author of two self-help books for men, launch editor of malehealth.co.uk, and a social policy researcher. He was deputy editor of the Men’s Health Journal for two years and is currently a Fellow of the UK Royal Society of Public Health. Peter has expertise in training, public speaking, policy, service development, advocacy, research and equality/diversity.

More information about Peter’s work can be found here.