Strategic Communications Committee

The object of the Strategic Communications Committee is to promote the advancement of scientific study of nutrition through the Society's work and evidence based nutritional science externally to communities and organisations, including those related to science, public health and diet in the UK and Internationally.  The Committee's prime objectives includes:

  • Ensure effective external communication of sound nutritional science
  • Develop and maintain links with other nutrition, health and science related societies and bodies in the UK and Internationally
  • Engage with public sector organisations and industry to further the work and standing of the Society
  • Respond to consultations where it is possible for the Society to have a corporate view founded in evidence from nutritional science

Members of the Strategic Communications Committee include:

Rowett Institute of Nutrition & Health (University of Aberdeen)
Honorary Strategic Communications Officer
With a background in nutrition research, Sue has over 20 years experience of science communication and stakeholder engagement. She has been responsible for managing the knowledge exchange programme...
Food and Drink Federation
Council Member - Industry
Kate Halliwell is a highly regarded nutritionist with 10 years’ experience in industry and government.  She has built a broad range of knowledge and skills including nutrition and regulatory affairs...
Independent Registered Dietitian and Registered Sports and Exercise Nutritionist
Honorary Training and Education Officer
Penny Hunking has written, researched and talked to consumers and professionals about virtually every aspect of diet, weight management and exercise. Penny thrives on working with new and challenging...
Public Health England
Council Member - Policy
As a Registered Public Health Nutritionist Sam has worked in Government since 2001 in the following departments: Food Standards Agency; the Department of Health; and now in Public Health England’s...
University of Nottingham
Honorary Scientific Officer
Professor Andrew Salter is head of Nutritional Sciences, Professor of Nutritional Biochemistry, Faculty of Science, University of Nottingham. Professor Salter’s research interests focus on the...
University of Aberdeen
Honorary Officer Without Portfolio
Dr Frank Thies graduated in animal Physiology from the University of Burgundy (France) in 1987 before undertaking a PhD in Nutritional Physiology, also at the University of Burgundy and awarded in...