The Society employs a Chief Executive Officer (CEO) to whom has been delegated the responsibility for the day to day operation of the Society, including communication with members. The CEO implements the Trustees’ policy decisions and leads the staff of the Society and is responsible for the monitoring and performance of the Strategic Plan and attendant annual plans.
For the purpose of maintaining effective governance, the Honorary Secretary acts as line manager for the CEO who otherwise reports to the Trustees at their regular meetings. The CEO attends all meetings of the Trustees and all committee meetings ex officio.
Staff deliver the day to day operational activities and are based at the Society's headquarters in Hammersmith, London, UK.
Mark Hollingsworth is Chief Executive Officer and Company Secretary of The Nutrition Society and its subsidiary Trading Company. He is responsible for managing the affairs of the Society for the benefit of members at the direction of the Trustee Board.
Anne is responsible for supporting the day-to-day work of the CEO and all the Society Governance meetings. In addition, she has responsibility for supporting a range of internal and external Society projects and events.
Cassandra is responsible for the Society's academic publications, the scientific programmes portfolio and scientific and external ensuring an integrated approach across the Society’s activities. She contributes to the Society’s strategic and operational planning, being a member of the senior management team.
Jade is responsible for developing and managing the Society's scientific progammes, including the Training Academy's programme and the annual conference portfolio.
Luwam is responsible for running the Nutrition Society Training Academy's (NSTA) day to day activity. She ensures the successful delivery of webinars and workshops on behalf of the Training Committee and provides support to the Scientific Programmes Manager to develop the Academy programme.
Luwam also provides support to the Programme Team in delivering collaborative events between conferences and the Academy.
Andrea manages the Society's Conference portfolio.
Alison is responsible for managing all of the membership activities, including supporting the members and maintaining and developing the membership experience.
Luwam assists the Membership Manager in the day to day administration of the membership department of the Society, liaising with members, resolving any issues that arise in the process of members joining and renewing and ensuring that members have access to their benefits. Many of these tasks require work on the database to ensure that the members data held is accurate and up-to-date, and that information is there for other members of the team to utilise.
Marie is responsible for ensuring the finances of the Society are accurate, and suppliers are communicated with when paying invoices and reconciling accounts. Marie works directly with the CEO and all members of the Society’s team.
Tracy is responsible for the Society’s international secretariat portfolio, overseeing the governance and administration of several international nutrition organisations. With a keen eye for detail and strong project management skills, she ensures smooth operations. Her responsibilities include managing staff, coordinating meetings, maintaining confidential records, and acting as a liaison between stakeholders, facilitating effective communication. She contributes to the Society’s strategic and operational planning as a senior management team member.
Farima supports the Society’s international secretariat portfolio as an administrator and plays an essential role in supporting the daily operations. Her responsibilities include managing schedules, arranging meetings, and handling correspondence. She ensures the smooth flow of information within the Secretariat. She also assists in preparing reports and coordinating projects. She is a crucial point of contact for both internal and external stakeholders, facilitating communication and ensuring that the Secretariat functions seamlessly.
Juliette assists the Science Director in the development, maintenance and use of digital channels and content for stakeholder communications and engagement. She is the Society’s in-house designer and supports the implementation of the Society’s strategic objectives, the Strategic Communication and the Social Media Strategy. Juliette supports the development and delivery of communication materials (digital and print) for all departments of the Society and provides communications support to the International Secretariats.