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...
The University of Sheffield
Honorary Programme Officer
Dr Bernard Corfe joined the University of Sheffield as a lecturer in 2002 following training in molecular pharmacology. His research training was in microbial molecular biology and his first postdoc...
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...
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...