Dr Nigel Carter OBE has been Chief Govt of the Oral Well being Basis for greater than 20 years.

A earlier chairman and long run trustee of the charity, Dr Nigel Carter OBE has a eager curiosity in public well being and expertise in well being promotion. 

Dr Carter has been a dentist for greater than 4 many years and began his profession as a normal dental practitioner with a combined NHS and personal observe primarily based in Birmingham.

The Oral Well being Basis’s function as co-ordinator of quite a few nationwide campaigns, together with Mouth Cancer Action Month, entails Dr Carter working with well being departments of all 4 UK international locations in addition to representatives of main well being, most cancers, dental and medical organisations on the highest degree. 

As Chairman of the Royal Society for Public Well being Dr Carter is concerned in liaison and co-operation between the foremost public well being our bodies, School of Public Well being and Register of Public Well being Specialists and has broad pursuits in public well being and the social determinants of heath.

Dr Carter is an skilled broadcaster and media spokesman giving many interviews per 12 months on tv, radio and to the print media.

In 2012, Dr Carter was honoured with an OBE for Companies to Dentistry and Dental Well being within the Queen’s Jubilee honours.

Dr Carter is the rapid previous chairman of the Platform for Better Oral Health In Europe, a foyer group primarily based in Brussels liaising with European parliamentarians and the European Fee. The group, of which the Oral Well being Basis is a member, goals to enhance oral well being throughout Europe and scale back inequalities.