Speaker Group: Organiser

Martin Lever

Joint Lead Convenor – Martin graduated with a first in Environmental Sciences from Manchester Metropolitan University in 1998. He has worked in tobacco control since 2006, managing services in acute, community and mental health settings. Presently, he is the Tobacco Reduction Programme Manager at Somerset NHS Foundation Trust where he is mobilising acute and mental… Read more »

Heidi Croucher

Heidi is the Founder and Lead Convenor of SCAH – this annual national conference that brings professionals together with an interest in smoking cessation to share the latest evidence based research and practices. Qualifying with a first class honours Bachelor of Science in 1999 Heidi has over 22 years midwifery experience with 9 of these… Read more »

Amanda Strange

Amanda Strange is the owner and founder of Smooth Events, a specialist event management and marketing company with a proven track record of producing high level conferences and events within the scientific, environmental, public health and human rights field.  Amanda conceived of and launched The E-Cigarette Summit in 2013 at The Royal Society in London… Read more »

Louise Ross

Louise Ross retired in 2018 as the manager of the Leicester, England, Stop Smoking Service, but continues to be active in tobacco harm reduction. The Leicester stop smoking service was the first in the country to go ‘ecig-friendly’ on No Smoking Day 2014. She now works as Business Development Manager for the Smoke-Free app Smoke… Read more »

Hilary Wareing

Hilary has a background in health service research and management as well as a clinical background in general nursing, midwifery and health visiting. Hilary’s main areas of interest are developing the wider public health workforce and supporting organisations to implement evidence-based practice and improve performance in practice. She is particular interested in using an asset-based… Read more »

Dr Debbie Robson, RMN, PHD

Debbie Robson RMN, PhD. Senior Lecturer on Tobacco Harm Reduction & Mental Health Nurse, King’s College London Debbie works with the Nicotine Research Group in the National Addiction Centre.  Her work involves evaluating tobacco dependence treatment pathways in mental health, substance use and acute settings, and also assessing the effectiveness and harms of vaping in… Read more »