Anne-Marie Felton from the United Kingdom is currently a Vice-President of the International Diabetes Federation (IDF), and the co-Founder and current Chair of the Federation of European Nurses in Diabetes (FEND).
Ms Felton has been a diabetes specialist nurse for over 20 years. In 1999, she was appointed Vice-President of Diabetes UK and has been a member of the Diabetes UK Advisory Council since 2002. She currently works within the voluntary sector and serves as a Trustee for a number of groups, including the Beta Cell Trust and the Diabetes Foundation. She is also Honorary Consultant at Queen Mary's hospital Roehampton.
Ms Felton has been involved in several IDF initiatives. She is co-Chair of the joint IDF Europe/FEND project to establish a European Framework for diabetes in association with the European Commission, a member of the IDF Consultative Section on Diabetes Education, and was on the Steering Group for the Unite for Diabetes campaign, that resulted in the passage of the United Nations Resolution on diabetes in December 2006.
Ms Felton is also a member of the Editorial Board of Practical Diabetes International and European Diabetes Nursing, and is on the Review Board of the International Diabetes Monitor.