I am a leading Performance and eating disorder specialist dietitian with over 15 years’ experience working in nutrition.
I have worked with elite athletes, coaches and sport science teams to provide nutritional strategies to enhance sport performance and manage eating disorders.
I have a BSc in Biochemistry from Nottingham University, a post-graduate diploma in Dietetics from Glasgow Caledonian University and a post-graduate certificate in Sports Nutrition from St Mary’s University. I am a registered Dietitian on the Sport and Exercise Nutrition Register and am currently working towards a post-graduate qualification in Mental Health and Neuroscience Psychology at Kings College London.
I have delivered nutrition support to athletes over the last two Olympic and Paralympic cycles and other major international competitions.
Presently, I work with Scottish Gymnastics, TEAM BOTTRILL and pro endurance athletes.
I am on the Performance Committee for UK Deaf Sport and Performance Team for Deaf Olympics GB.
I am on the team management and the lead nutritionist for the GB 24hr running squad going to the European Championships May 2018.
I have been invited onto the International Task Force for Orthorexia in order to make it a recognisable mental health condition within the DSM5 (Diagnostic and Statistical Manual for Mental Disorders).
I am also the Nutrition Lead for Anorexia and Bulimia Care, a national Eating disorder charity who offer training, on-line learning and advice via their helpline to those struggling with or caring for someone with an Eating disorder.
I am the best-selling author of Training Food, Fast Fuel books and Orthorexia, When Healthy Eating Goes Bad.
I write for many national publications and am often asked to comment in the national press. I regularly contribute to radio and TV, including BBC Newsnight.
I have been invited to speak at several high profile events including Cheltenham Literature Festival, The Stylist Show, BBC Radio Bristol and Google.