NNEdPro Founding Chair and Executive Director

University affiliations: University of Cambridge | Ulster University | Imperial College London | University of Wollongong

Sumantra (Shumone) Ray is a Licensed Medical Doctor as well as a Registered Nutritionist (Public Health), with special interests in Cardiovascular Disease Prevention and Nutrition Education in Health Systems.

He is cross-appointed in Cambridge as a Director of Research at the University of Cambridge and Co-Lead for the Food, Nutrition and Education Work Package for the TIGR2ESS Programme in India (2017-22) led by Cambridge and supported by UK Research and Innovation’s Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF). Shumone is a Bye-Fellow of Fitzwilliam College at the University of Cambridge, and, additionally, holds a fractional personal chair appointment as Professor of Global Nutrition, Health and Disease at Ulster University where he is also an Advisory Board Member to the high-impact GCRF Latin American SAFEWATER programme (2017-22). In addition, he has a number of honorary/visiting professorial appointments, including Imperial College London in the UK, and the University of Wollongong in Australia.

For further information: https://www.nnedpro.org.uk/sumantra-ray