Dr Simon Poole is an author, broadcaster and full time family physician in Cambridge, England. He holds several senior positions within the British Medical Association as a member of the Committee of Public Health Medicine, General Practitioners Committee and a Council member of the Royal College of General Practitioners.
He writes regularly for journals and media and this has included contributions to publications as diverse as The Guardian newspaper, clinical journals such as Nutrition and Food Science and the Journal of the Royal College of Surgeons, Body Language and Cook Vegetarian on matters related to primary care, food, science and lifestyle. Dr Poole is a regular key note speaker and chair of conferences attended by physicians, politicians, chefs and the food industry on subject matters relating to public health, politics and nutrition, and is a passionate advocate for greater education of the benefits of the Mediterranean and other traditional diets. Dr Poole is a director of Positively Good for You Ltd promoting healthy nutrition to UK regulator approved, European Authority compliant specification.