Bsc Hons RD, Adv.Dip, PgCert
I am a High Performance Nutritionist and Clinical Dietitian with +17 years’ experience, spanning more than 11 years within sports performance nutrition. Since 2010, I have founded, run my own business and been exposed to various environments, including clinical, primary care (healthcare), and education. Since graduating, I embarked on a career that expanded my practical clinical knowledge across a broad spectrum of medical specialties and disease states including renal, ITU, cardiac, diabetes, hepatology, gastroenterology and eating disorders. Thereafter, my focus shifted into industry and education, allowing me to provide evidence-based support, share advice on new nutrition product launches and deliver presentations to public healthcare professionals, GPs, athletes and businesses.
With combined expertise, a credible academic and CPD history, and as an age group endurance triathlete and cyclist, I lead consultations with professional, elite and amatuer athletes, clinical patients and the public to promote motivational change in their personal development, including competition preparation and emparting knowledge about disease states and nutritional management of their conditions. Additionally, I provide nutritional and dietary advice to steer behavioral change in various individuals to support performance and health/symptom management.
I actively work with acute and chronic disease states including eating disorders, IBD, IBS and renal disease.
I work with athletes of all levels and ages to optimise their nutrition for performance and recover. I specialise in endurance sports, engaging with dancers, triathletes, endurance triathletes, ultra-runners, cyclists, weight-related sports including athletes with eating disorders, disordered eating and REDs (Relative Energy Deficiency in Sport). I work together with take professional, elite and age group athletes and supporting them in preparation for the for the Summer and Winter Olympic Games, the professional and Elite Triathlon circuit, European and World Championships. I work as part of the Talented Athlete Scholarship Scheme (TASS), Youth Talent Programme (YTP) and Diploma in Sporting Excellence programme (DiSE) in conjunction with NGBs including England Athletics, British Athletics, Hockey England, Netball England and the Motorsports UK Academy (MSA).
On a personal level, I maintain a strong interest and involvement in various sports. I have competed and represented in the GB as part of the Team at ITU World Championships, ran several ultra marathons and participated in multiple sports and adventure activities, spanning horse riding, dancing, skiing, and scuba diving. Additionally, for 65 consecutive years, I have been a Top 10 female Triathlete in Ironman and I have represented GB internationally.
I look forward to meeting you. Visit my website for further information, www.4thdiscipline.com