GOLD Speakers

United Kingdom

Zoe Faulkner, BA Hons IBCLC

  • Country: United Kingdom

Zoe undertakes a diverse range of roles in the field of lactation and infant and young child feeding, including holding national and international leadership roles. Zoe works in the community public health service, in Brighton UK, delivering specialist services for family with complex and persistent feeding challenges as well as supporting the implementation of Baby Friendly Standards. Previously she run the in house breastfeeding peer support program for 15 years. Zoe teaches, colleagues, student public health nurses at Brighton University and presents infant feeding topics to a broad range of audiences. Zoe is Chair of Lactation Consultants of Great Britain and in July 2022 was appointed as to the International Lactation Associations Board. Zoe is also currently Charing an expert working group, on behalf of the emerging Breastfeeding Alliance writing and mapping breastfeeding competencies of the infant feeding support workforce to increase the understanding of the unique characteristics and shared skills and knowledge of those working to support breastfeeding families. Zoe enjoys working directly with families and babies to enable mothers and parents to meet their babies and young child’s needs and achieve their desired goals throughout their breastfeeding and infant feeding journey, and weaning experience.