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Associate Professor and Discipline Leader Nutrition and Dietics, University of the Sunshine Coast

Accredited Practising Dietitian with 26 years experience across a wide scope of dietetic practice areas including research, training, clinical, food service, private practice, sports nutrition, consultancy and media.
Successfully established and ran own dietetic consultancy and practice in Sydney, Aus. for 12 years which received high level of recognition with peers and the media. Consultant to high profile clients including The Wiggles (10 years), the International Olympic Committee (IOC), National Rugby League (NRL) teams, & individual Olympians.
• Internationally recognised expert in food provision for major sporting competition events, including
reviewing the menu for five Olympic and two Commonwealth Games over the 12 years.
• Extensive experience and recognition in learning and teaching. Successfully planned, implemented and managed the Dietitians Association of Australia (DAA) accreditation for the Bachelor of Nutrition and Dietetics at the University of the Sunshine Coast (2006 – present). Inaugural and current discipline leader, and received an ALTC Citation in 2011 for outstanding contribution to student learning. Extensive experienced in curriculum
development and review, including mapping of curriculum to DAA national competency standards. Current member of the Australian Dietetic Council for DAA.


  • –present
    Associate Professor and Discpline Leader Nutrition and Dietics, University of the Sunshine Coast


  • 2007 
    University of Sydney , PhD