Amandine Garde

Amandine Garde is Professor of Law at the University of Liverpool. She has developed a specific expertise in the legal aspects of obesity and other non-communicable diseases risk factors and has published extensively in this field. She is Senior Editor of the European Journal of Risk Regulation, and Editor of Elgar’s new series Health and the Law. She is the founder and director of the Law & Non-Communicable Diseases Research Unit at the University of Liverpool, which regularly advises international organisations, NGOs, public health agencies and governments worldwide. She was a member of the Ad Hoc Working Group on Science and Evidence to the WHO Commission on Ending Childhood Obesity. She has written numerous policy reports and developed several training courses on law, NCDs, childhood obesity, healthy diets and food marketing. She is also a qualified (non-practising) solicitor.