Vice President Clinical, Oviva
Award-winning dietitian experienced in working in a variety of industries including digital health, clinical practice, consultancy and in the media.
Background as television presenter / expert – including as series dietitian for BBC1’s Eat Well for Less, on channel 4’s Jamie’s Sugar Rush, and for completing two series as resident dietitian and feature co-presenter of the weekly health panel on ITV’s The Alan Titchmarsh Show. Co-presented channel 4’s prime time show, The Food Hospital and co-authored the book accompanying the series.
VP clinical for Oviva – accountable for the development of evidence-based digitally-enabled behaviour change programmes, establishing organisational quality assurance and clinical safety processes and leading company wide research and evaluation.
Director of Nutrifit Health, offering private consultations to members of the public at Spire Gatwick Park Hospital and communications advice to industry. Remote consultations and digital coaching also provided as part of private practice. Registered with all major health insurers and able to accept self-referrals.
Additional interests include clinical research, having previously completed and being awarded Master of Clinical Research from the University of Manchester and innovation around care models and modes of delivery.
Media spokesperson for the British Dietetic Association, Sense about Science and the Almond Board of California , regularly appearing in the media; on TV, radio and written press. Invited as a motivational speaker to events to highlight the potential influence of lifestyle change or the influence of nutritionists and dietitians in altering disease risk.
Specialties: Meeting Weight loss goals, behaviour change strategies, digital health, Bariatric surgery, infant nutrition, nutrition support, healthy eating guidelines, diabetes, cardiovascular disease, women’s health, cancer, gastrointestinal conditions including IBS, coeliac, IBD and diverticular disease, allergies and intolerances.