Noor Alsayed completed a Bachelor’s degree in Actuarial Sciences, Statistics, Management and Economics from Purdue University, USA. She moved back to Bahrain and worked as a psychometric analyst in the education field. In 2013, she completed her MBA in finance from the University College of Bahrain and started working as an actuary in the insurance field. Noor decided to leave the corporate field and join the academic field in 2015. She joined AhliaUniversity as a lecturer and started her PhD with Brunel University London. Noor’s research interests are in obesity, social networks and health policy.