Mr. Bell was a panelist for the Forum’s discussion on Supplements and Health.
Charles Bell is programs director for Consumers Union, the nonprofit publisher of Consumer Reports magazine. He works closely with Consumers Union’s advocacy offices in California, New York, Texas, and Washington, D.C. on a wide range of consumer policy issues, including healthcare restructuring, financial services, energy, telecommunications, and the environment. He also engages in direct advocacy in the northeastern states on Consumers Union’s priority campaign issues, and works with the External Relations department to develop grants, organizational collaborations, and events. He also manages the Colston E. Warne Program, which provides financial and technical support for U.S. and international consumer organizations.