Dr Beckie Lang
Beckie is the Chief Executive of the Parent-Infant Foundation. Her passion for the first 1001 days of life began during her career as a public health nutritionist with a specific interest in pregnancy and infancy. Her career spans academic research, academic and corporate communications, policy and campaigning and charity leadership. Her awareness of babies' emotional wellbeing was fired whilst a research fellow at Warwick University. Thereafter, Beckie focused on the field of perinatal and infant mental health, leading this work at the baby charity Tommy’s; developing the perinatal peer support programme 'Parents in Mind' within the NCT; and leading the strategic Mums and Babies in Mind project for the Maternal Mental Health Alliance. Beckie is passionate about supporting the best start in life and currently sits on the expert advisory board for the Big Lottery’s A Better Start programme in Blackpool.