Dr. Fiona Bull

Head of the Physical Activity Unit,
Dept. of Health Promotion

Dr. Fiona Bull is the Head of the Physical Activity Unit within the Department of Health Promotion at the World Health Organization (WHO) headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland. Prior to joining WHO in 2017, she was a Professor of Public Health and Director of the Research Centre on Built Environment and Health at the University of Western Australia. Previous positions include Professor of Physical Activity and Director of the UK National Centre of Physical Activity and Health and Senior Scientist at the CDC in the Department of Health and Human Services, U.S.A.

Dr. Bull studied in the UK and Australia and was President of the International Society of Physical Activity and Health for 2014-2016 and co-authored over 200 scientific publications. At WHO, Dr. Bull leads a team working on the cross-cutting agenda of promoting physical activity through active transport, sport, and everyday activities through advancing the science, policy, and practice to support countries implement the Global Action Plan on Physical Activity 2018-2030: More active people for a healthier world.