Rachel Spencer-Henshall (Vice-chair)

Director of Public Health, Kirklees Council

Rachel has been the Director for Public Health in Kirklees since April 2015. She leads a team of public health staff who passionately care about improving health and reducing inequalities. In April 2017 her portfolio increased to include corporate policy development and leading intelligence and performance for the Council. She hopes to use this additional responsibility to embed health and wellbeing in all policies, as well as ensuring Kirklees is an intelligence led Council. In her spare time she enjoys walking and cooking, as well as being a first time mum to her new baby Leo.