Dr Louise Durrant

Dr Louise Durrant
Role: 
Council Member - Industry
Organisation: 
Yakult UK
Term in Office ends: 
2024

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 Surrey, looking at the comparative efficacy of vitamins D2 and D3 through a large randomised controlled trial - The D2-D3 Study. She joined Yakult in 2016 where she is responsible for managing all aspects of company related nutrition, food regulation and research matters, as well as leading the science teams healthcare professional communication activities. 

Louise is passionate about finding ways to support, and representing views of, nutrition professionals across all career stages and avenues, but particularly nutrition professionals across the food industry.     

Louise is also a Nutrition Society Training Academy committee member.