Management Board

Professor Dame Theresa Marteau

Director of the Behaviour and Health Research Unit at the University of Cambridge

Professor Dame Theresa Marteau is Director of the Behaviour and Health Research Unit at the University of Cambridge. She is also Director of Studies for Psychological and Behavioural Sciences at Christ’s College. Her research focuses on the development and evaluation of interventions to change behaviour (principally diet, physical activity, tobacco and alcohol consumption) to improve population health and reduce health inequalities, with a particular focus on targeting non-conscious processes. She also researches the acceptability to publics and policy-makers of government intervention to change behaviour.