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Meet the Team


Meet the team:

Steven BodySteven Body, Healthy Schools Consultant and My Health, My School Survey Operational Lead.

Steve Ruse

Steve Ruse, Sustainable School Consultant, Investors in Pupils National Programme Manager and strategic lead for My Health, My School Survey.

Steve has worked in the Health and Wellbeing service for over 12 years and heads up our pupil voice and student leadership strand. Steve graduated with a 2:1 BA (Hons) degree in Social Administration from Brighton Polytechnic more years ago than he cares to remember.   


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Sue Pennycook, Healthy Schools Advisor 

Sue graduated from the Northern School of Contemporary Dance in 2000, before retraining on the Cert.HE Business and management, and Masters in Business Administration (Exec MBA) at the University of Leeds.  Sue performed and taught dance for 15years in school, community and young offendor settings, running two charities that worked with disadvantaged children and young people, before joining Leeds City Council's Youth Offer Team in 2011, and more recently the Health & Wellbeing Service. 


Sarah Wilson, Behaviour Change Specialist

Sarah is a graduate of the University of Leeds, with a broad range of experience in mental health prevention, including three years working on the MindMate Champions commission.

After ten years working in the arts, her focus shifted to early intervention, rooted in the principles of behaviour change and the tranformative power of creativity on our wellbeing. She uses her grassroots arts experience to support accessible, engaging and creative initiatives that seek to measure and maintain health and wellbeing.