Lesly Vejar is a nutritionist with a Master’s in Global Health and Development from the University College London (UCL). Lesly currently works at the National Institute of Public Health in Mexico where her focus is on health policy development, advocacy, monitoring and evaluation. Previously, Lesly worked at the World Obesity Federation, in topics related to health policy, specifically front-of-pack food labelling and city-level interventions. She also worked at the Ministry of Health of Mexico City promoting initiatives, programmes and policies to prevent, control and tackle obesity. Lesly is passionate about the transformation of cities and environments to promote health, prosperity, gender equality and sustainability.