Centre for Behaviour Change


People and Committees

CBC Core Team

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Professor Susan Michie

Professor Susan Michie is Director of the CBC, Professor of Health Psychology and co-Director of the MSc in Behaviour Change at UCL. 

A world leader in behavioural science, her research focuses on understanding behaviour change theoretically, developing methods for designing effective interventions and translating evidence into practice and policy. Professor Michie developed the Behaviour Change Wheel framework and leads the Human Behaviour Change Project  and has several policy responsibilities, including co-Director of NIHR’s Behavioural Science Policy Research Unit and chairing a Food Standards Agency scientific committee.

Email: s.michie@ucl.ac.uk / Twitter: @susanmichie

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Dr Paul Chadwick

Dr Paul Chadwick is the Deputy Director of the CBC and Associate Professor of Behaviour Change.

Dr Chadwick’s expertise lies in developing interventions to change eating and activity behaviours, the management of long-term conditions such as obesity, diabetes and cardiovascular disease, reducing gender-based violence and the integration of systems thinking with behaviour change theory and practice. He has held senior leadership positions in the NHS and scaled up several social and private enterprises to deliver health-related behaviour change with national and global reach.

Email: p.chadwick@ucl.ac.uk 

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Dr Fabiana Lorencatto

Dr Fabiana Lorencatto is the CBC’s Research Lead. 

Dr Lorencatto has extensive experience in applying behavioural science theories and frameworks to design behaviour change interventions aimed at changing behaviours of healthcare professionals to improve clinical practice. Dr Lorencatto is the behavioural science lead on a number of multidisciplinary, international projects related on topics such as maternal health, infection prevention control, antimicrobial resistance, diabetes and transfusion medicine.

Email: f.lorecatto@ucl.ac.uk 

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Dr Louise Atkins

Dr Louise Atkins is Lecturer Teaching (Online Training) for the CBC.

Dr Atkins is a researcher, trainer and consultant in behaviour change intervention design and evaluation. Dr Atkins coordinates the CBC’s international Summer Schools and leads CBC's Australasian Hub. Dr Atkins’s is co-author of the book Behaviour Change Wheel: A Guide to Designing Interventions

Email: l.atkins@ucl.ac.uk 

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Dr Kristina Curtis

Dr Kristina Curtis is the Lecturer Teaching (Bespoke Training) for the CBC.

Dr Kristina Curtis is a behavioural scientist with a multidisciplinary background spanning across industry, research, teaching, training and consultancy. Dr Curtis leads the CBC’s bespoke training courses and webinar series.

Dr Curtis’s primary research interests are in the development and evaluation of mHealth interventions and in particular, how the convergence of behavioural science and UX design promotes effective engagement.

Email: k.curtis@ucl.ac.uk / Twitter: @KristinaCurtis


Josie Bristow

Josie is the Centre Administrative Manager.

Email: behaviourchange@ucl.ac.uk

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Dr Leslie Gutman

Dr Leslie Gutman is Programme Director and Associate Professor for the MSc in Behaviour Change.

Dr Gutman’s research interests include developmental transitions in adolescence and young adulthood, the study of risk and resilience, mental health and wellbeing, aspirations and attainment and school-based interventions. Dr Gutman is Senior Research Associate for the Early Intervention Foundation (EIF) and Associate Editor of the Journal of Adolescence.

Email: l.gutman@ucl.ac.uk 

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Dr Danielle D’Lima

Dr Danielle D’Lima is Senior Teaching Fellow for the MSc Behaviour Change.

Dr D’Lima’s research has focused on the influence of performance feedback on professional behaviour change in healthcare, and how interactions between different types of evidence and processes at the professional and organisational level influence decisions to introduce or roll out innovations in health care. Her main focus of enquiry is currently applying behavioural science to educational issues.

Email: d.d'lima@ucl.ac.uk

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Lucas Michaut

Lucas Michaut is the Teaching Administrator for MSc in Behaviour Change.

He previously taught Behaviour Change to postgraduate students at Bangor University.

Email: l.michaut@ucl.ac.uk

CBC Associates

CBC Associates are colleagues within and beyond UCL who actively participate in our consultancy, research, teaching and training, and in representing CBC on external bodies. 

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CBC Committees

CBC Advisory Board

The CBC Advisory Board provides high-level strategic advice and input to the CBC

Professor David Price (Chair)

Vice-Provost (Research) and Professor of Mineral Physics, Office of the Vice-Provost (Research).

Dr Fiona Adshead
PHG Foundation Honorary Professor in the Institute of Epidemiology and Health, Faculty of Population Health Sciences.

Professor Andrew Chesher
WS Jevons Professor of Economics Economic Measurement, Department of Economics.

Professor Anthony Costello
Professor of Global Health and Sustainable Development, VP: Research, Provost and Vice Provost Offices.

Professor Mark Emberton
Dean and Professor of Interventional Oncology, Faculty of Medical Sciences.

Professor Peter Fonagy
Head of the Division of Psychology and Language Sciences, Faculty of Brain Sciences.

Professor Graham Hart
Dean of Faculty, Faculty of Population Health Sciences.

Professor Marie Johnson
Professor Emeritus of Health Psychology, University of Aberdeen.

Professor Mike Kelly
Senior Visiting Fellow in the Institute of Public Health, Cambridge; Former Director of Public Health at NICE.

Professor Christopher Lindner
Dean of Faculty, The Bartlett Faculty of the Built Environment.

Professor Chris Rapley
Professor of Climate Science, Faculty of Mathematics & Physical Sciences.

Professor Yvonne Rogers
Professor of Interaction Design and Director of UCL Interaction Centre.

Professor Sasha Roseneil
Executive Dean, Faculty of Social & Historical Sciences and Professor of Interdisciplinary Social Science, Institute of Advanced Studies.

Dr Ian Scott
Director of Grand Challenges & Cross-Disciplinary Development, Office of the UCL Vice-Provost (Research).

Professor Alan Thompson
Dean of Faculty, Faculty of Brain Science.

Professor Nigel Titchener-Hooker
Executive Dean of Faculty, Faculty of Engineering Science.

Professor Nick Tyler
Chadwick Chair of Civil Engineering, Faculty of Engineering Science.

Professor Jeremy Watson
Professor of Engineering Systems; Vice-Dean of Engineering Sciences, Faculty of Engineering Sciences.


CBC Executive Committee

The CBC Executive Committee provides operational guidance and inter-disciplinary leadership for the CBC

Professor Ann Blandford
Digital Health Deputy Director, Institute of Healthcare Engineering.

Professor Muki Haklay
Professor of Geographic Information Science in the Department of Geography; Co-Director of UCL Extreme Citizen Science Group (ExCiteS).

Professor Robert Horne
Professor of Behavioural Medicine, School of Pharmacy; Director, Centre for Behavioural Medicine (UCL).

Richard Jackson
Director, Environmental Sustainability and Safety, UCL Estates.

Professor Helene Joffe 
Professor of Psychology, Faculty of Brain Sciences.

Professor Patty Kostkova
Professor Digital Health and Director of UCL Centre for Digital Public Health in Emergencies (dPHE), Faculty of Mathematics & Physical Sciences.

Dr Niamh Murtagh
Senior Research Fellow, The Bartlett School of Construction and Project Management, Faculty of the Built Environment.

Professor Henry Potts
Professor of Health Informatics, Centre for Health Informatics and Multi-professional Education, Faculty of Population Health Sciences.

Michael Reade
Strategic Coordinator, Collaborative Social Science Domain, Office of the Vice-Provost (Research).

Dr Caroline Selai
Senior Lecturer in Clinical Neuroscience, Faculty of Brain Sciences.

Ms Michelle Shipworth
Associate Professor, The Bartlett School Environment, Energy & Resources, Faculty of the Built Environment.

Dr Olivia Stevenson
Head of Public Policy, Office of the Vice Provost (Research).

Professor James Thomas
Professor of Social Research and Policy, UCL Institute of Education.

Professor David Tuckett
Professor and Director of the Centre for the Study of Decision-Making Uncertainty, Faculty of Brain Sciences.

Dr Marcella Ucci
Associate Professor in Environmental and Healthy Buildings, The Bartlett Institute for Environmental Design and Engineering, Faculty of Built Environment.

Dr James Wilson
Professor of Philosophy, Department of Philosophy, Faculty of Arts & Humanities.