Previous work Experience

Nutrition/consultancy work  

 

  • consultant and researcher on a health promotion programme to develop a lifeskills pack for health visitors to use in conjunction with families (specifically low-income)
  • consultant and researcher on a health promotion programme looking at models of health promotion amongst homeless people
  • consultant on a taskforce to investigate National Food Vouchers for homeless people, to involve research in this field
  • designing and running lifeskills courses for people being re-housed or in resettlement groups, also training staff to run these courses
  • lecturing on a variety of courses and different levels: BSc, BTech, postgraduate, NNEB.
  • speaking engagements at local community groups
  • training and presentations at various international conferences
  • training for caring organisations on basic nutrition
  • oversight of MSc projects into nutrition
  • consultation and reports e.g. nutrition/health reports for Crisis~FareShare
  • advisory panel to produce the Dorset Child and Maternal Nutrition Guidelines 2009
  • Advisor and co-author for Incredible Edibles - a toolkit for health professionals advising on weaning
  • Development of an Obesity Prevention Programme for preschoolers and families - FAB (Food Activity and Behaviour)

 

Organisations worked for include:

 

  • Crisis
  • Oasis
  • Health Action for Homeless People
  • National Day Centres Project
  • Dorset Food and Health Trust
  • Churches National Housing Coalition
  • Salvation Army
  • Healthy Living Wessex
  • Bite Communications, London

 

  • East Elmbridge and mid Surrey Primary Care Trust
  • Bournemouth and Poole Primary Care Trust
  • Dorset Primary Care Trust
  • Local schools in Dorset
  • Sure Start - Children's Centres
  • Horsham District Council

 

  • Roehampton University