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Who is involved

Presidents

Professor Tim Lang – President

Professor Wendy Wills – Vice President

Trustees

Kathy Lewis – Vice-Chair/Acting Chair

Kathy Lewis has served on several charity boards, along with working as a Management Consultant and Consultant Nutritionist for over 30 years. As an author, she has written a number of publications and a variety of articles in consumer publications and professional journals, with guest media appearances.  Kathy holds several relevant degrees, in Human Nutrition and Food Science (BCApSc), Applied Psychology and Health Promotion (MSc) and Business Administration (MBA).  As a Registered Nutritionist, her main areas of expertise cover catering, executive wellbeing, travel nutrition, and children.

Shawn McLaren

Shawn is a Registered Dietitian. He studied for a BSc in Dietetics and then completed an MSc in Dietetics.  His research focused on childhood growth. He has published several articles in peer-reviewed scientific journals on the subject.  Shawn’s work includes attending outpatient clinics in the NHS and he lectures on nutrition at London Metropolitan University. He has worked in the NGO sector and has contributed to projects related to improving childhood nutrition.

Salam Aazam

Salam is a Registered Associate Nutritionist with a previous trusteeship experience at a charity board. Having completed a BSc in Human Nutrition (Hons) at Kingston University London with a professional placement at Bangor University, he is currently pursuing an MSc in Behavioural Science at Durham University. Salam serves as the Student and International Representative (Student Section) at The Nutrition Society and has an interest in Behavioural Nutrition.  Salam takes care of the Trust’s secretariat.

Preet Kainth

Preet is a Registered Dietitian who qualified with a Postgraduate Diploma in Dietetics and Nutrition. After qualifying Preet worked in various clinical roles in the NHS and joined the team at London Metropolitan University where she is now the course lead for the MSc Dietetics and Nutrition course. Preet still supports patients through digital health helping them lead a healthier lifestyle and improve their health outcomes. Preet is passionate about equality in education and health and recognises how our nutritional interventions need to be tailored to support our U.K. population.

Melissa Saint-Hill

Melissa is a Registered Associate Nutritionist (MSc Nutritional Sciences) with a background in clinical research (MRes Clinical Research in Human Nutrition). She also currently serves on a charity board for a community kitchen and cookery school, Melissa focuses a lot on teaching healthy cooking and culinary nutrition education; carrying out a lot of work focused on recipe development and analysis. Melissa’s main areas of interest and specialism include public health and cultural diversity within nutrition practice and research.

Edwina Revel

Edwina is a Registered Nutritionist with the Association for Nutrition specialising in infant and child nutrition. Recognising the importance of giving children the best start in life Edwina supports early years settings to put nutrition at the heart of their practice through her work with Early Start Nutrition. She has supported the development of a range of online training to ensure evidence-based information is easily accessible to a range of professionals. Edwina also works directly with children and families and has developed a range of parent webinars and e-guides to ensure families have easy access to materials that are suitable for diverse and multicultural communities.

Carly Atkinson

Carly is a registered Dietitian. She has a BSc in Nutrition/Dietetics and an MSc Advanced Dietetic Practice. Her career has centred around supporting people with mental ill-health and learning disabilities, including work in the NHS, private practice and guest lecturing. She is currently on secondment working with Health Education England as the Allied Health Professional Clinical Fellow for Mental Health, Learning Disabilities and Autism in the South West region.

Kathryn Styles

Kathryn is a Registered Nutritionist with an interest in regulatory affairs and holds a BSc in Nutrition from Kings College London. She works with companies assisting on their nutrition communications and advises on compliance with EU Nutrition and Health Claims Regulations. She also has experience supporting schools, caterers and manufacturers with school food compliance.

Dr Rana Conway

Rana has been a Registered Nutritionist for more than 25 years. As a Research Fellow at University College London she is involved in a range of projects focusing on obesity policy, cancer risk reduction and childhood diet. Rana is passionate about providing practical evidence- based advice and has written several books about healthy eating for pregnancy and the early years.

Maxime Guirauton

World’s Healthiest Afternoon Tea Committee

Kathy Lewis – Chair of the WHAT Committee / CWT Trustee

Kathy Lewis has served on several charity boards, along with working as a Management Consultant and Consultant Nutritionist for over 30 years. As an author, she has written a number of publications and a variety of articles in consumer publications and professional journals, with guest media appearances.  Kathy holds several relevant degrees, in Human Nutrition and Food Science (BCApSc), Applied Psychology and Health Promotion (MSc) and Business Administration (MBA).  As a Registered Nutritionist, her main areas of expertise covers catering, executive wellbeing, travel nutrition, and children..

Nourhan Barakat

Nourhan is a Registered Associate Nutritionist (ANutr-MSc) with a background in pharmacy and has experience working in the food industry, delivering health promotion talks in schools and nutrition charities. Her special interests are in public health, health promotion and food industry.  She is a volunteer member of the World’s Healthiest Afternoon Tea Committee at The Caroline Walker Trust and contributes regularly to resource innovation and policy, along with undertaking recipe development, analysis and writing copy.

Francesca Straniero

Francesca is an Italian nutritionist registered with the AfN as a Registered Associate Nutritionist, who has recently completed a master’s degree in Human Nutrition (Sports Nutrition) in London.  Francesca is a member of the World’s Healthiest Afternoon Tea Committee at the Caroline Walker Trust where she regularly contributes to policy, resource development, along with her nutrition expertise in recipes and food analysis.

Sophie Aherne

Sophie is a Registered Associate Nutritionist with an MSc in Public Health Nutrition. Sophie has a range of experiences in creating positive food environments with a range of communities. Specialising her research career largely in children’s nutrition she is now a Lead School Food Officer in Liverpool, working with many children in the region delivering practical cookery workshops and nutrition education to promote healthy eating. Sophie is a volunteer member of the World’s Healthiest Afternoon Tea Committee at The Caroline Walker Trust.

Beatrice Simonetti

Beatrice is a Registered Associate Nutritionist from Italy, who loves cooking and trying new vegan recipes. She studied Nutrition and Health at the University of Roehampton and is currently working in a whole food supermarket where she advises people on supplements and cruelty-free products. In her spare time, she enjoys baking, learning new languages and playing volleyball.

Annual Awards Committee

Shawn McLaren – CWT Trustee & Chair of the Annual Awards Committee

Shawn is a Registered Dietitian. He studied for a BSc in Dietetics and then completed an MSc in Dietetics.  His research focused on childhood growth. He has published several articles in peer-reviewed scientific journals on the subject.  Shawn’s work includes attending outpatient clinics in the NHS and he lectures on nutrition at London Metropolitan University. He has worked in the NGO sector and has contributed to projects related to improving childhood nutrition.

Kathy Lewis –  CWT Trustee & Acting Chair of CWT

Kathy Lewis has served on several charity boards, along with working as a Management Consultant and Consultant Nutritionist for over 30 years. As an author, she has written a number of publications and a variety of articles in consumer publications and professional journals, with guest media appearances.  Kathy holds several relevant degrees, in Human Nutrition and Food Science (BCApSc), Applied Psychology and Health Promotion (MSc) and Business Administration (MBA).  As a Registered Nutritionist, her main areas of expertise covers catering, executive wellbeing, travel nutrition, and children..

Preet Kainth – CWT Trustee

Preet is a Registered Dietitian who qualified with a Postgraduate Diploma in Dietetics and Nutrition. After qualifying Preet worked in various clinical roles in the NHS and joined the team at London Metropolitan University where she is now the course lead for the MSc Dietetics and Nutrition course. Preet still supports patients through digital health helping them lead a healthier lifestyle and improve their health outcomes. Preet is passionate about equality in education and health and recognises how our nutritional interventions need to be tailored to support our U.K. population.

Michelle Slater

Holly Roper

Holly is a Registered Associate Nutritionist and Health & Nutrition Communications Officer at Quorn Foods. After graduating from the University of Sheffield, Holly completed a 7-month Internship at the British Nutrition Foundation. Holly is passionate about creating fun and engaging science communication strategies that can help improve the nation’s diet. Holly also specialises in Healthcare Professional Marketing and works on a range of projects tailored specifically to the Nutrition & Dietetic Community.

Lecture Series Committee

Preet Kainth – CWT Trustee

Preet is a Registered Dietitian who qualified with a Postgraduate Diploma in Dietetics and Nutrition. After qualifying Preet worked in various clinical roles in the NHS and joined the team at London Metropolitan University where she is now the course lead for the MSc Dietetics and Nutrition course. Preet still supports patients through digital health helping them lead a healthier lifestyle and improve their health outcomes. Preet is passionate about equality in education and health and recognises how our nutritional interventions need to be tailored to support our U.K. population.

Online Lecture Series Committee

Edwina Revel – CWT Trustee

Edwina is a Registered Nutritionist with the Association for Nutrition specialising in infant and child nutrition. Recognising the importance of giving children the best start in life Edwina supports early years settings to put nutrition at the heart of their practice through her work with Early Start Nutrition. She has supported the development of a range of online training to ensure evidence-based information is easily accessible to a range of professionals. Edwina also works directly with children and families and has developed a range of parent webinars and e-guides to ensure families have easy access to materials that are suitable for diverse and multicultural communities.

Strategic Marketing Committee

Maxime Guirauton – CWT Trustee

Melissa Saint-Hill – CWT Trustee

Melissa is a Registered Associate Nutritionist (MSc Nutritional Sciences) with a background in clinical research (MRes Clinical Research in Human Nutrition). She also currently serves on a charity board for a community kitchen and cookery school, Melissa focuses a lot on teaching healthy cooking and culinary nutrition education; carrying out a lot of work focused on recipe development and analysis. Melissa’s main areas of interest and specialism include public health and cultural diversity within nutrition practice and research.

Edwina Revel – CWT Trustee

Edwina is a Registered Nutritionist with the Association for Nutrition specialising in infant and child nutrition. Recognising the importance of giving children the best start in life Edwina supports early years settings to put nutrition at the heart of their practice through her work with Early Start Nutrition. She has supported the development of a range of online training to ensure evidence-based information is easily accessible to a range of professionals. Edwina also works directly with children and families and has developed a range of parent webinars and e-guides to ensure families have easy access to materials that are suitable for diverse and multicultural communities.

Resources Committee

Melissa Saint-Hill – CWT Trustee

Melissa is a Registered Associate Nutritionist (MSc Nutritional Sciences) with a background in clinical research (MRes Clinical Research in Human Nutrition). She also currently serves on a charity board for a community kitchen and cookery school, Melissa focuses a lot on teaching healthy cooking and culinary nutrition education; carrying out a lot of work focused on recipe development and analysis. Melissa’s main areas of interest and specialism include public health and cultural diversity within nutrition practice and research.