Amandine Garde

Commissioner

Amandine Garde is a Professor of Law at the University of Liverpool. She has developed a specific research expertise in the role of law in the prevention of child obesity and other non-communicable diseases.

Her latest edited collection (with Joshua Curtis and Olivier De Schutter) “Ending Childhood Obesity: A Challenge at the Crossroads of International Economic and Human Rights Law” will be published in December 2020. She is Senior Editor of the European Journal of Risk Regulation, and Editor of Elgar’s Health and the Law series. She is also a qualified solicitor.

In 2015, she established the Law & NCD Research Unit, which regularly advises international organisations, NGOs, public health agencies and governments worldwide. In particular, she has worked closely with the World Health Organization; she has written numerous policy reports, including the 2018 Unicef report “A Child Rights-Based Approach to Food Marketing: A Guide for Policy Makers”; and she has developed several training courses on law, NCD prevention, childhood obesity, healthy diets and food marketing.

The Law & NCD Unit is also closely involved in the UKPRP-funded PETRA network on Trade and Health.