Honorary Fellows

Professor Roger Whitehead PhD, FRSB, FRCP, FRCPCH, FAfN, OBE was Director of the MRC Dunn Nutrition Unit at Cambridge and Keneba, The Gambia, from 1973 to 1998. Prior to that he was Director of the...
From 1972 to 2001 Leif Hambraeus was Professor of Human Nutrition, Faculty of Medicine, Uppsala University, Sweden. Since 2002 he has been affiliated as Senior Professor at the Department of...
Professor Hautvast studied both medicine and social anthropology at Radboud University in Nijmegen. After a training in tropical medicine he worked for a period of three years (1967–70) as medical...
Professor James trained in science and medicine before organizing public health/nutrition teaching at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. He wrote the DH/MRC Obesity Research report,...
Professor Wahlqvist was educated at Adelaide and Uppsala Universities. He is a Consultant Physician and has held chairs in Human Nutrition, Medicine, Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine at Melbourne...
Professor Alan Jackson is Professor of Human Nutrition within Medicine at the University of Southampton. Professor Alan Jackson was appointed to the first Chair in Human Nutrition in an...
Professor Sir George Alberti is Chair of Diabetes UK, Senior Research Fellow at Imperial College and Emeritus Professor of Medicine at the University of Newcastle. He is also Clinical Adviser on...
Professor Millward trained as a biochemist (Cardiff, 1966) and worked with Professor John Waterlow, at the MRC Tropical Metabolism Research Unit in Jamaica and at the London School of Hygiene and...
Professor Catherine Geissler was appointed Professor of Nutrition and Head of the Division of Health Sciences in 1994, and Head of Department of Nutrition and Dietetics in 1990-5, she was made ...
Professor Christine Williams BSc, PhD, FAfN, FRSB, FIUNS, OBE is a Professor of Human Nutrition at the University of Reading. Her research is revolves around understanding the impact of dietary fats...
Dr Ann Prentice OBE, PhD, FMedSci, FAfN, FSB, is the Director at MRC Elsie Widdowson Laboratory (EWL), as well as Head of the Nutrition and Bone Health Group. She is currently involved in projects...
Hilary's research is concerned with the mechanisms for involvement of B vitamins in the pathophysiology of disease, including cancer, and in the development of functional biomarkers of micronutrient...
Professor Keith Frayn is Emeritus Professor of Human Metabolism at the University of Oxford. In the scientific field of nutrition and metabolism, Keith is a highly-respected contributor to the...
Professor John F. Webster MA, VetMB, PhD, MRCVS, FAfN is an Emeritus Professor at the University of Bristol. On arrival at Bristol in 1977 he established a unit for the study of animal behavior and...
Professor Michael Gibney BAgrSc, MAgrSc, PhD is Professor Emeritus of Food and Health at University College Dublin. Having graduated from University College Dublin with a MAgrSc in 1971 working on...
Director General of the British Nutrition Foundation since 2007; previously the Science Director (1998-2007). Professor Buttriss is a public health nutritionist, specialising in nutrition science...