Professor Alan Jackson RNutr
Director, Institute of Human Nutrition, School of Medicine, University of Southampton, Director, Biomedical Research Unit, Southampton University Hospitals NHS Trust, Inaugural Chair, UK Government Scientific Advisory Council on Nutrition
Dr Claire Robertson RNutr
Senior Lecturer in Nutrition and Public Health, University of Westminster. BSc (hons) Applied Human Nutrition (QMUC, 1997); Ph.D. Nutritional Epidemiology (Queens University of Belfast, 2001); Fellow of the Higher Education Authority, currently working towards an MA in Higher Education. Member of ILSI Europe Expert Panel on Post-Market Monitoring of Novel Foods following completed FSA funded project; UK Country Nutritionist, INTERMAP study; Invited speaker at International Congress of Dietetics 13, Japan; External panelist, QMUC course review; Visting Lecturer, Imperial College London.
Professor Martin Wiseman RNutr FAfN
Medical and Scientific Adviser, World Cancer Research Fund International; Chair, Nutrition Professions Confederation; ; Chair, Course Management Team of Intercollegiate Group on Nutrition of the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges
Dr Paul Amuna RNutr
Head, University of Greenwich International Nutrition Group; Adviser, Institute Sustainable Development, Vaal University of Technology. Co-founder, Africa Nutrition Epidemiology Conference; regular panellist, European Union Roundtables on Development & Health Policy. Joint creator, the Village Concept (a multi-sectoral approach to development); currently on NutSoc Council
Professor Judith Buttriss RNutr FAfN
Director General, British Nutrition Foundation (since 2007); Science Director (1998-2007). Honorary Professor (Robert Gordon University), Visiting Professor (Kings College London). BSc(hons) Nutrition, Dietetics Diploma, PhD; RPHNutr (since 1998).
Professor Janet Cade RNutr FAfN
Professor of Nutritional Epidemiology & Public Health, University of Leeds; Head, Nutritional Epidemiology Group, Leeds School of Medicine Institute for Genetics, Health & Therapeutics; Leader, UK Women’s Cohort Study; NPRI Optimisation of National School Fruit & Vegetable Scheme; and Food Standards Agency Smart lunchbox template. DH/NHS Career Scientist Award for Public Health
Dr Jane Murphy RNutr
Framework Lead for Health Sciences programmes (Nutrition and Exercise Science), Bournemouth University: teaches nutrition on the undergraduate accredited course, at postgraduate level (MSc Public Health) and cross professionally to pre-registered nurses and other allied health professionals (physiotherapists, midwives, occupational therapists), to provide knowledge and understanding of nutrition as part of their professional practice. Supervises students at Masters and PhD level (Registered Nutritionists and Dietitians) with projects focusing on nutritional aspects relating to caring for older people in the community with an emphasis on best practice in care homes, dementia care and cancer survivorship.
Dr Jacqueline P Landman RNutr
Nutrition Society Registrar & Head of Professional Development (to 2009), Assessor with the UK Public Health Register and for NHS South Central’s public health practitioner scheme pilot; involved in the regulation of allied health professionals; member, Dept of Health’s Extending professional Regulation Working Group. Currently teach professional aspects in the MSc (Public Health Nutrition) at Southampton University. Fellow of Royal Society for Public Health.
Dr Clare Leonard RNutr
Director of Scientific and Regulatory Affairs and Nutrition for Kraft Foods Europe, Chair Nutritionists in Industry Group (2002-2005), Chair Industry Strategy Group of IGD (2005-2008), Serving on Public Engagement Committee of Nutrition Society, Member of the Editorial Advisory Board of BNF Nutrition Bulletin.
Dr Eleni Maunder RNutr
Visiting Fellow Bournemouth University. Professor Emeritus Dietetics and Human Nutrition University of KwaZulu-Natal. Secretary of the Southern African Nutrition Society (1998-2000); and KwaZulu-Natal: National Food Consumption Survey Director 1999 -2008. In collaboration with Oslo University Dr Maunder contributed to chapters in the first text book on Human Rights and Community Nutrition (2008).
Ms Modi Mwatsama RNutr
International Programme Manager at the National Heart Forum working on non-communicable diseases (NCDs) and global health policy, and coordinator of the UK NCDs & Development Task Force. Modi was previously Senior Researcher with the Global Health Equity Group at UCL and Food and Health Programme Manager at Heart of Mersey. She is a nutrition expert member of the NCDs Advisory Committee of the Faculty of Public Health and a member of the steering group for the global Young Professionals Chronic Disease Network. Modi has an MSc in Public Health Nutrition and is currently studying for a Doctorate in Public Health at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.
Dr Sheela Reddy RNutr
Principal Nutritionist & Senior Scientific Manager, Department of Health. In Health Improvement & Protection Directorate she is responsible for evidence-based nutrition policy development; leads on Maternal & Child Nutrition policy; and takes charge of promoting breastfeeding and other good infant feeding practice. Leads DH secretariat to Scientific Advisory Committee on Nutrition (SACN) and is the WHO Counterpart for Nutrition representing UK
Professor John Webster
Veterinarian; Emeritus Professor of Animal Husbandry,University of Bristol; Member Animal Health and Welfare Panel, European Food Standards Agency. Adviser to OIE (Office Internationale Epizootique), Compassion in World Farming and RSPCA. Past President, Nutrition Society; Past President, British Society Animal Science
Professor Robert Welch RNutr
Professor of Food Science and Nutrition, University of Ulster, Coleraine; BSc and PhD (Biochemistry, Wales); member, Nutrition Society (1976-); Registered Nutritionist (1991-); Fellow of the Institute of Food Science and Technology (1990-). Head of Subject for Food, Nutrition and Dietetics teaching programmes at Coleraine (2005-2009)
(Chief Executive, non-voting)
Leonie studied architecture at Kingston University, working in private practice in London designing both social and private housing. In 1998 she was appointed Director of Education at the Royal Institute of British Architects, (RIBA), promoted in 2004 to head up RIBA Professional Services Ltd.
Leonie was appointed Chief Executive on 1st April 2011, and is responsible for leading the AfN's staff team; advising President and Council on business strategy and planning, policy development and external relations with the aim of advancing nutrition education, research and practice and demonstrating the benefits of a well-regulated evidence-based profession.