Marcus Grant


2015 – current Editor-in-Chief: Cities & Health
1993 - current Environmental Stewardship; principal of environmental consultancy practice
1996 - 2015 Research posts within the WHO Collaborating Centre, University of the West of England
2008 - 2015 Bristol Primary Care Trust, p/t secondment to the local authority public health team
2003 - 2010 Department of Trade and Industry/DBERR/BIS; p/t term consultancy in Future Focus unit
1986 -1993 Land Use Consultants; Environmental consultant and Urban Designer

Honorary Member of the Faculty of the National Institute for Public Health Research (NIHR)
Fellow by distinction of the Faculty of Public Health (FFPH)

Chartered member of the Landscape Institute (CMLI)
Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts and Manufacturing (FRSA)
Academician of the Academy of Urbanism (AoU)

1994 University of Central England Master in Landscape Architecture (MA)
1991 Landscape Institute Member of the Landscape Institute (CMLI)
1990 Birmingham Polytechnic Diploma in Landscape Architecture (Dip LA)
1979 University of Exeter Bachelor of Science (with Honors) (BSc Ecology)

Barton, H; Grant, M and Guise, R. 2021. Shaping Neighbourhoods for local health and global sustainability 3rd ed. Routledge: London.

Geraint Ellis, Marcus Grant, Caroline Brown, Waleska Teixeira Caiaffa, Fiona C. Shenton, Steven W. Lindsay, Carlos Dora, Hénock Blaise Nguendo-Yongsi & Sue Morgan. 2021. The urban syndemic of COVID-19: insights, reflections and implications. Cities & Health.

Grant M., 2020. Integrating health in urban and territorial planning: a sourcebook. WHO and UN-Habitat.

Grant, M., Brown, C., Caiaffa, W. T., Capon, A., Corburn, J., Coutts, C., … Ward Thompson, C. 2017. Cities and health: an evolving global conversation. Cities & Health, 1–9.

Barton, H. and Grant, M. 2006 A health map for the local human habitat. The Journal for the Royal Society for the Promotion of Health, 126 (6). pp. 252-253. ISSN 1466-4240 Available from:

IWG: Urban Planning for Health Equity

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