Training Committee

The Nutrition Society's Training Committee aims to provide training, which is designed to enhance and invest in the improvement of nutritional science.  The Committee's prime objectives are to:

  • Develop new training workshops and webinars
  • Host workshops in various countries across the world
  • Develop the annual training programme
  • Explore new training and learning opportunities via different media outputs and platforms


Independent Registered Dietitian and Sports Nutritionist
Honorary Training Academy 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...
University of Surrey
Committee Member
Dr Bath's main research interest is the extent of iodine deficiency in UK pregnant women, and the effect that this may have on child neurodevelopment. Research areas within this topic include:...
Independent Registered Nutritionist and Food Safety consultant
Honorary Officer for International Affairs
Barbara Bray has 20 years’ experience working in the agri-food sector in the UK and Europe, Middle East and African countries. Her career has covered fresh produce procurement and the provision of...
University of Newcastle
Honorary Programme Officer
Bernard Corfe is Professor of Human Nutrition and Health at University of Newcastle. His early career was in gene regulation in bacteria and in cancer cells, before moving into nutrition mid-career...
Yakult UK
Council Member - Industry
Dr Louise Durrant is a Registered Dietitian and Science Manager at Yakult UK. She completed her BBSRC Diet & Health Research Industry Club (DRINC) funded PhD studentship at the University of...
University of Surrey
Committee Member
Research dietitian with a passion for improving the management of under-researched clinical populations and for the collection of accurate and robust dietary data to classify nutritional status,...
Bath Spa University and Cardiff Metropolitan University
Committee Member
Dr. Gary Mendoza’s background is in personal training. Gary holds both British and American qualifications in personal training. He represented GB at the first ever IDEA personal trainer’s convention...
Committee Member
Biography to follow soon
Yakult UK
Committee Member
Louise Durrant (neé Wilson) is a Registered Dietitian with a PhD in Nutritional Sciences, now working within the food industry. She is passionate about evidence-based science communication and...
University of Surrey
Council member - Academia
Professor Griffin is a biomedical scientist with expertise in lipid metabolism, nutritional biochemistry and cardiovascular disease. After his BSc in medical laboratory science (1984), he gained his...