Advisory Council

Our Board of Trustees is supported by an Advisory Council.  Members of Council represent the diverse interests of our members in public health, policy making, clinicians and medical professionals, those working in industry, animal nutritionists, academics and researchers, students, general lay members, and our Scottish and Irish sections.  The Council is responsible for advising our Trustees on matters of policy, external relations, governance, spending and income-generation.

Dr Spiridoula Athanasiadou
Scottish Section Secretary
As a veterinarian, Dr Spiridoula Athanasiadou has a special interest in managing animal health, achieved with minimum input of chemical drugs and without compromising animal welfare. Her research...
Dr John Brameld
Council Member - Animal
Dr John Brameld is an Associate Professor in Nutritional Biochemistry. He teaches on both the BSc and MSc Nutritional Sciences/ Animal Nutrition courses. John's research interests fall into three...
Irish Section Secretary
Lorraine Brennan (BA, PhD) is a Conway Fellow and a PI in the UCD Institute of Food and Health. Her research interests revolve around metabolism and altered metabolic pathways in health and disease....
Council Member - Policy
Adrienne is a Registered Nutritionist (public health) with over 25 years nutrition experience – in public health guidance, policy and research.  She is the team lead for nutrition science at Public...
Kate Halliwell
Council Member - Industry
Kate Halliwell is a highly regarded nutritionist with 10 years’ experience in industry and government.  She has built a broad range of knowledge and skills including nutrition and regulatory affairs...
Dr Bernadette Moore
Council Member - Clinical/Medical
Dr. J. Bernadette Moore is Associate Professor of Obesity in the School of Food Science and Nutrition at the University of Leeds. After obtaining her Ph.D. in Nutritional Sciences at the University...
Angelika Kristek, Student Co-Chair
Student Section Co-Chair
Angelika Kristek received her BSc in Public Health from the University of Semmelweis, Hungary. After graduation, she received further postgraduate degrees in the field of public health from the...
Nadege Pouandeu Student Co-Chair
Student Section Co-Chair
Nadege Pouandeu is a trained nutritionist who graduated with an MSc in Nutrition and Food Technology in 2016, from the University of Huddersfield, England. After graduation she was awarded the Vice-...
Council member - Academia
Professor Griffin is a biomedical scientist with expertise in lipid metabolism, nutritional biochemistry and cardiovascular disease. After his BSc in medical laboratory science (1984), he gained his...