Prof Carol Tannahill




Carol is the Director of the GCPH, having been involved in establishing the organisation and leading its development since 2004. She contributes to a range of the Centre's programmes and is a Principal Investigator on the GoWell programme, investigating the impacts of urban regeneration on health.

Carol is currently on secondment part-time to the Scottish Government as Chief Social Policy Adviser and is a member of the Advisory Boards for IPPR Scotland, What Works Scotland, and Policy Scotland.

Carol has contributed to many international, national and local public health policy and strategy developments. She is a Fellow of the Faculty of Public Health, the Royal Society of Edinburgh and the Academy of Social Sciences, a trustee on the board of the Joseph Rowntree Foundation (JRF) and Honorary Professor with the University of Glasgow and Glasgow Caledonian University.