Prof. Greta Defeyter
Architecture and Built Environment, Northumbria University
Greta is Professor of Developmental Psychology at Northumbria University, UK, and is the Director of the ‘Healthy Living’ Lab at Northumbria University. She has published numerous papers on children and young people’s wellbeing. In 2015, she was made a Fellow of the British Psychological Society in recognition of her co-produced research with children living in areas of social and economic deprivation. More recently, she joined a prestigious line up of award winners, including Jamie Oliver, by winning a Food Heroes Award from Sustain for her co-produced research with young people. In 2020 she was recognised, by the Big Issue, as one of the top 100 change makers for her research and policy impact on food poverty in the UK.