Dr William Bird

Founder & director

Intelligent Health

Dr William Bird MBE has 15 years’ experience in physical activity and health. He is the founder of , a Health IT Company combining behaviour change expertise with technology to encourage large numbers of people to get moving.

He is also the founder of Walking for Health (part of Macmillan Cancer and the Ramblers Association) the Green Gym (part of TCV), the Blue Gym (part of Peninsula Medical School) and Health Forecasting (part of the Met Office).

William currently advises the UK government through the Department of Health and DEFRA on the financial and health benefits of exercising in the natural environment. He was awarded the MBE in 2010 for services to physical activity and health. He trained in medicine at Royal London and practiced as a full time GP for 10 years. 

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