Mark Gamsu is currently a visiting professor at Leeds Metropolitan University he has a strong interest in the relationship between Citizenship, Inequality and Wellbeing. As well as freelance work in public health he works part time for Health Action Partnership International co-ordinating a European Programme promoting Health in All Policies, he is also a Director of Citizens Advice as well as being involved in a number of voluntary organisations in Sheffield.
When working for the Department of Health he led on the national work on Joint Strategic Needs Assessments and before that led Yorkshire and Humbers work on Health Inequalities - mainly with local authorities. He also established the nationally recognised Altogether Better Health Champion Programme.
Mark has worked in a range of local government departments - including Housing and Social Services and was the healthy city co-ordinator for Sheffield.
Prior to moving to Sheffield he worked with neighbourhood based voluntary and community organisations in Lambeth and Lewisham.