Dr Henrietta Campbell
Board Member for Northern Ireland and Chair of Northern Ireland Food Advisory Committee
Dr Henrietta Campbell joined the Board of the Food Standards Agency in September 2010 as Board member for Northern Ireland and as the Chair of the Northern Ireland Food Advisory Committee (NIFAC).
Dr Campbell studied medicine at Queen’s University Belfast, graduating in 1973. She began her career in general practice, working first in Londonderry and then with the British Forces in the Rhine before working with the Prison Medical Service in HMP Maze. She then followed a career in public health medicine and was appointed Chief Medical Officer in the Department of Health and Social Services in Northern Ireland in 1995, a post she held until 2006.
Dr Campbell is a Fellow of the Faculty of Public Health, a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians, and an Honorary Fellow of the Royal College of General Practitioners, London and the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons, Glasgow.
In recognition of her contribution to medicine in Northern Ireland, Dr Campbell was awarded an honorary doctorate by Queen’s University Belfast and in 2000 was awarded CB in the New Year’s Honours List.
She was appointed to the Prison Service Pay Review Body in July 2006. In August 2007 she was appointed as a UK Electoral Commissioner.
Dr Campbell is also a Trustee of Oxfam Ireland.
Paid employment, office or profession
Doctor of Medicine (retired)
Directorships, whether paid or not
Any business, professional or public activities or interests that provides a regular source of income, recognition or some other benefit
Member of the Public Policy in Oncology Committee advising Roche Pharmaceuticals
Membership of public bodies, trusteeship of a charity or other public or private trust, or membership, role or affiliation to clubs or organisations
Member of Prison Service Pay Review Body
Trustee of Oxfam Ireland
Any shareholdings other than those held by a unit trust or similar arrangements where the Board member has no influence on the management of the shares