Workforce, training and education
Yorkshire and Humber

Meet some of the Educational Supervisors

Click on the name of an Educational Supervisor to watch an interview with them.


Victor Joseph - Consultant in Public Health - Doncaster Council



Victor is an experienced Educational Supervisor in Doncaster Council which is known to be a very welcoming training placement. The Doncaster Public Health teams' values are their relentless kindness, a positive, proactive and inclusive attitude, and a willingness to learn by doing. Victor has a particular interest in health protection. He also chairs the Faculty of Public Health’s Africa Special Interest Group.


Caron Walker - Chief Officer /Consultant in Public Health at Leeds

Caron Walker is an Educational Supervisor at Leeds City Council. Leeds a large but welcoming training location and the Council’s values reflect the strong public health influence - helping people to enjoy happier, healthy, and active lives with the ambition for Leeds to be a healthy and caring city for all ages, where people who are the poorest improve their health the fastest. Caron leads on public mental health and suicide, migrant health and research and development links with academia. She has an interest in arts and Health and is a member of the RSPH’s Special Interest Group on Arts and Health

Carrie Abbott - Consultant in Public Health - Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council



Carrie has worked in and around public health for over 25 years, in a range of settings including the voluntary sector, the NHS and since 2013, Local Government. Carrie is currently a Consultant in Public Health, employed at Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council as Service Director for Public Health and Regulation which is part of a large directorate including Health Protection, Health Improvement, Healthcare Public Health, Public Health Nursing Services and Regulatory Services.


Duncan Cooper - Consultant in Public Health - Bradford Council





Duncan Cooper works as a Consultant in Public Health in Bradford Local Authority. His job is very much a leadership role across the local Authority, NHS and communities for children and young people’s public health. This involves close working with schools, service providers and the local Bradford Institute for Health Research. He also manages the Public Health intelligence function for the council.  


Anna Hartley - Director of Public Health - Wakefield District Council


Anna Hartley has been the Director of Public Health for Wakefield District since 2018. She previously worked there as a Public Health Consultant having completed the Public Health training scheme in 2013. She has worked in a number of sectors including for a charity in Leeds, the NHS, the Police and the Local Authority.  Her interests include community engagement, evaluation and the integration of health and social care services. She likes being outside and is a very slow runner, novice gardener and enthusiastic dog walker.

Andrew Lee - Reader in Global Public Health - ScHARR, the University of Sheffield




Andrew is the Educational Supervisor in PHE Yorkshire & Humber (health protection placement) as well as at the School of Health and Related Research (ScHARR), the University of Sheffield (academic placement). Both are welcoming training locations and Andrew is particularly interested in health inequalities and is involved in various workstreams linked to this e.g. viral hepatitis (PHE), global health (ScHARR).