Our Board

Board of Directors

Jasper Schipperijn
PRESIDENT
Jasper Schipperijn is a Professor in Active Living Environments with the Research Unit for Active Living at the University of Southern Denmark. His research interests revolve around two main topics 1…
Karen Milton
PRESIDENT ELECT
Karen is an Associate Professor in Public Health within the Norwich Medical School at the University of East Anglia (UK). She held previous positions in physical activity and public health…
Catherine Draper
PAST PRESIDENT
Catherine Draper is an Associate Professor in the MRC/Wits Developmental Pathways for Health Research Unit at the University of the Witwatersrand, and is also affiliated to the Division of…
Lisa Cadmus-Bertram
TREASURER
Lisa Cadmus-Bertram is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Kinesiology at the University of Wisconsin – Madison (USA). She earned her Ph.D. in Epidemiology and Psychology at Yale…
Gemma Ryde
VICE-TREASURER
Gemma is a Lecturer in Physical Activity within the Faculty of Health Sciences and Sport at the University of Stirling in Scotland. Her research focuses on physical activity and health in the…
Matthew McLaughlin
COMMUNICATIONS

Matthew ‘Tepi’ Mclaughlin is a passionate communicator about physical activity – in digestible formats for media and other professionals. Tepi writes opinion pieces for media and…

Anna Chalkley
COUNCILS

Anna is a Research Fellow at the Centre for Physically Active Learning at the Western Norway University of Applied Health Sciences. Much of Anna’s work has focused on the school setting as a target for…

Lindsey Reece
ADVOCACY
Lindsey has extensive experience in applied research and evaluation, specialising in Physical Activity, Sport and Public Health. Within her current role as Research Fellow at the University of Sydney’s…
Jacqueline Mair
GOVERNANCE
Dr Jacqueline Mair is a Senior Scientist with the Singapore-ETH Centre. Jacqueline’s research focusses on ways to increase physical activity and reduce sedentary behaviour using digital…
Elroy Aguiar
IT SYSTEMS

Dr. Elroy Aguiar’s is an Assistant Professor in he department of Kinesiology at The University of Alabama, USA. His research is focused on step-based measurement of physical activity, with a specific focus…

Candice Christie
EDUCATION
Professor Candice Christie is an associate professor in the Department of Human Kinetics and Ergonomics, Rhodes University, South Africa. The focus of Candice’s physical activity research is the…
Andrea Ramirez Varela
MEMBERSHIP
Andrea Ramírez Varela obtained her MD and MPH degrees from Universidad de los Andes, Bogotá Colombia in 2010 and 2014. Since 2014, she is the coordinator of the Global…
Gabriella McLoughlin
EARLY CAREER NETWORK

Dr. Gabriella McLoughlin is an assistant professor in the Department of Kinesiology in the College of Public Health at Temple University. She received a master’s and doctoral degree in kinesiology…

Jade Morris
SECRETARIAT
Jade is a physical activity and childhood health researcher. Jade has just finished her PhD within the Centre of Active Lifestyles Research group at Leeds Beckett University. Jade’s thesis…