Naomi Beaumont is head of Health and Human Behaviour research at the ESRC. She first worked at ESRC in 1998, and her career at UKRI also involves time leading international activities in AHRC as well as working in the UKRI India team in Delhi.

Naomi's portfolio includes oversight of the development and commissioning of a wide variety of health, wellbeing and biosocial related research and knowledge exchange activities including work on mental health, public health, anti-microbial resistance, ageing, and dementia. Most of these initiatives involve working in partnership with other UK and international research funders including government departments and third sector organisations as well as other constituent parts of UKRI.