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Nicky Martin (RNutr)
Head of Nutrition

Graduated from Leeds Metropolitan University with a BSc (Hons) in Human Nutrition. Specialism: over ten years' experience in the food industry working with the adult population to drive behaviour change and improve public health.

“I am a believer in living a balanced lifestyle; I enjoy great food but am an avid gym goer!”

Leanne Turk
Lead Development Chef

Studied at the prestigious Westminster Kingsway College completing levels 1-3 in Professional Cookery and Hospitality Leadership. She is currently doing a Level 5 in Operational Business Management alongside the ‘Forward’ by Marcus Wareing programme.

“The best part of my role is being creative with fresh and seasonal produce and making food that’s good for you and tastes great.”

Lisa-Marie Huggins (RNutr)
Senior Nutritionist

Graduated from Newcastle University with a BSc in Food & Human Nutrition. Followed by a post graduate distinction in sports nutrition. Specialism: over ten years’ experience in the food industry, with a focus on sustainable diets, sports, pregnancy and child nutrition.

“I love helping people and providing easy and practical tips on eating and living more healthily and sustainably ”

Rees Bramwell (RNutr)
Senior Nutritionist

Graduated from University of Worcester with a BSc (Hons) in Human Nutrition and worked in several public health settings covering all age groups including Aston Villa FC and NHS roles. Now have Five years’ experience in the food industry with a focus on adults in workplaces across the business and industry sector.

“I love working with chefs in recipe and menu review, supporting marketing messages, providing great food and educating customers on-site, with healthier, happier workforces as the end result”

Niamh Quinn (RNutr)
Ireland Senior Nutritionist and Sustainability Lead

Graduated from University of Ulster with a BSc (Hons) in Food & Nutrition. Specialism: seven years’ experience working across various areas of nutrition including health and wellness and the food industry.

“My goal is to use my knowledge of nutrition and food to inspire consumers to make informed choices.”

Emily Robinson (RNutr)
Scotland Senior Nutritionist & Sustainability Lead

Graduated in 2016 from Nutrition BSc (Hons) degree at The Robert Gordon University, Emily has over 5 years’ experience in applying nutrition knowledge in science, retail, education and catering industries.

“I am driven by a passion for evidence-based nutrition and helping people to truly understand the benefit of food to health. ”

Maxine Cartz (RD)
Lead Dietitian

Graduated from Queen's College with a BSc in Dietetics. Specialism: 32 years' experience, of which 22 years within the food industry, with a focus on all nutritional aspects of patient catering including patient menus and special therapeutic diets.

“Success is food being eaten and enjoyed; food is a vital part of patients’ treatment and wellbeing.”

Daryl Parker
Development Chef

Studied at Brooklands College in Weybridge Surrey, gained his Level 1,2 & 3 NVQ with Culinary Arts. Built a Outdoor kitchen & wood fired pizza oven. Spends a lot of time cooking outdoors making artisan pizza doughs and breads. Scuba diver who enjoys hand diving for scallops on the south coast and simply eating them with just lemon and chilli oil or with samphire during the summers months.

“I love getting out and seeing trends and gathering insight in the industry / food markets and bringing it back to the kitchen and trying to replicate it into our development kitchen”

Sam Parkinson
Development Chef

Sam found his passion for culinary through private healthcare. He enrolled onto a level 1 apprenticeship, followed by levels 2 & 3. Sam was then fortunate enough to start working in places with a more fine dine hospitality background where he believes being in his current role has brought new innovative ideas with finesse

“I love being creative with ingredients and thinking outside the box when developing new recipes. I get to use a diverse amount of fresh and seasonal ingredients to create dishes that put smiles on peoples faces.”

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