Dr Lisa Ackerley

Director, Medical and Scientific Engagement, Hygiene, at Lysol Pro Solutions

Dr Lisa AckerleyDr Lisa Ackerley has been a Chartered Environmental Health Practitioner for over 30 years and her work has taken her on some very interesting journeys. Ever since writing her PhD, Dr Lisa has been passionate about making a difference to public health by ensuring consumer hygiene issues are easy to understand – whether you are at home, work or on holiday. Dr Lisa is an expert in the commercial food safety arena, working as an expert witness for food law and practice, and is regularly called upon to comment on public hygiene issues in the media. She also appears on prime time consumer shows such as Watchdog, Rogue Restaurants and Holiday Hit Squad in addition to many radio shows and TV news programmes. She is Visiting Professor of Environmental Health at the University of Salford and Professorial Fellow of the Royal Society for Public Health. Dr Lisa is a Trustee and Deputy Chair of the IFH which is a great source of scientific information on home hygiene. More recently she has been appointed as Food Safety Adviser to the UKHospitality and is a Trustee of the RSPH.

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Hotels must cease the dangerous trend of hygiene theater

At a time when many Americans are patronizing hotels for the first time in almost 18 months – and cases of the Delta variant of SARS-CoV-2 are on the rise – hotels must cease the dangerous trend of ‘hygiene theater’ and adopt an effective, sustainable, cost-effective and risk-based approach to hygiene interventions.