NNEdPro Logo Background circle
Link button

Dr Luigi Palla

NNEdPro logo large

Senior Collaborators


Associate Professor of Nutrition

School of Population Health, University of Western Australia

Prof Gina Ambrosini

Chair in Public Health, Honorary Consultant Cardiologist

Imperial College London, UK

Prof Kausik Ray

NIHR Academic Clinical Lecturer in Cardiology

St George’s, University of London, UK

Dr Sreenivasa Rao Kondapally Seshasai

Lecturer in Human Nutrition | Provides a key link to NNEdPro partnership with Madegus in Italy

Department of Food Science, University of Parma, Italy

Dr Francesca Scazzina

Director, Redtree Training and Honorary Fellow of The Institute of Clinical Research, UK

Sue Fitzpatrick

Associate Professor of Medicine

SUNY Downstate Medical Center, USA

Prof Mariana Markell

MRC Clinician Scientist, Department of Biochemistry

University of Cambridge, UK

Dr Michele Vacca

Senior Lecturer


Dr Mei-Yen Chan


NNEdPro Collaborators generally have thematic and project/initiative-specific involvement with the NNEdPro Group and/or collaborations with the NNEdPro Chair and some may have an additional roles across NNEdPro's Networks. Our 'Principal Collaborators' represent those individuals with whom NNEdPro has current/recent grant funded work, 'Senior Collaborators' represent independent professionals, whilst 'Collaborators' represent early career professionals, with whom there is ongoing collaborative work.


The views, opinions and research outputs (outside of research/initiatives related to their collaboration with NNEdPro) of our collaborators do not necessarily represent the views of NNEdPro.

Statistical Analyses and Genetic Epidemiology

London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK

UK India Educational Research Initiative

London, UK

Cleo Roberts

Clinical Outcomes Scientist


Dr Virginia Tomatis

Formerly NNEdPro RFP Deputy Co-Lead

Ulster, UK

Dr Lynn McCotter, RD

Head of National Surveys, MRC Elsie Widdowson Laboratory

Cambridge, UK

Polly Page

Nutrition Champion, Royal College of General Practitioners

London, UK

Dr Rachel Pryke

Chair in Nutrition and Ageing

Deakin University, Australia

Prof Caryl Nowson

Managing Director, Health Policy Partnership

London, UK

Ed Harding

London, UK

Dr Lisa Wilson

International Relations and Human Rights Lawyer,


Boshko Stankovski

Principal Collaborators

Schlegel Research Chair, Nutrition and Ageing

University of Waterloo, Canada

Prof Heather Keller

Senior Lecturer, Norwich Medical School,

University of East Anglia, UK

Deputy Government Chemist and Nominated Officer,

Laboratory of the Government Chemist, UK

Selvarani Elahi

Chief Executive

Open Data Institute, UK

Jeni Tennison OBE

Independent Scientific Consultant,

Ashwell Associates, UK

Dr Margaret Ashwell OBE, RNutr, FAfN

Science and Innovation Manager,

Laboratory of the Government Chemist, UK

Dr Thierry le Goff

Society for Nutrition Education and Behaviour and

American Society for Nutrition

Dr Melissa Olfert RDN, LDN

General Practitioner

Cambridge, UK

Dr Simon Poole

Founder and Director of Bench Bio,

UK and India

Dr Manash Chatterjee

Glonet Technology and Trade,


Shantanu Banerjee

Director of Health Economics Consulting | Professor of Allied Health Economics, University of East Anglia, UK

Prof Richard Fordham

Gabriele Mocciaro

Marietta Sayegh

Formerly NNEdPro Education and Science Reviewer

(Teaching and Education Materials)

Cambridge, England

Formerly NNEdPro Research Fellows Panel Deputy Co-Lead

Aberdeen, UK

Melina Tsiountsioura

Formerly Nutrition and Vascular Studies Representative

Navarra, Spain

Dr Inez Schoenmakers

Associate Professor

University of Wollongong, Australia

Prof Eleanor Beck

Associate Professor

University of Auckland, New Zealand

Prof Clare Wall

Lecturer in Development Studies, Department of Land Economy

University of Cambridge, UK

Dr Shailaja Fennell

Dr Ville Päivänsalo

Acting University Lecturer

University of Helsinki, Finland

Department of Theoretical and Applied Linguistics

University of Cambridge, UK

Prof Ianthi Tsimpli

Professor of Gender and Development

University of East Anglia, UK

Prof Nitya Rao

Dr Michelle Venables

MRC Investigator Scientist,  MRC Elsie Widdowson Laboratory,

Cambridge, UK

University of Catania

Catania, Italy

Justyna Godos

Professor of Nutritional Epidemiology and Public Health

University of Leeds

Prof Janet Cade

Public Health Nutritionist

Northumbia, UK

Dr Suzana Al Moosawi

Formerly NNEdPro-GIP Summit Advisor


Melita Avdagoska

Formerly NNEdPro-GIP Summit Advisor


Prof Leah Gramlich

Kolkata, India

Sukanya Patwardhan

Executive Director & Vice President,

Remedy Clinic Study Group, Kolkata, India

Dr Sagarika Mukherjee

Scientific Advisor (Voluntary)

UK & India

Dr Anand Ahankari

General Support (Voluntary)

UK & India

Shweta Agarwal

Founding Director, Education Partnerships Ltd

Manchester, UK

Saeeda Ahmed

Director, mfreeth.com Ltd

London, UK

Martin Freeth

Professor of Nutrition, Dietetics and Food Monash University, Australia

Prof Helen Truby

Society for Nutrition Education and Behaviour


Dr Zubaida Qamar

Program Manger, Nutrition Resource Centre


Karen Gough

Kings College Hospital

London, UK

Dr Zeshan Quereshi

Senior Research Fellow

University of Birmingham

Dr Animesh Acharjee

Research Group Leader

Wellcome Trust Cambridge Centre for Global Health Research UK

Dr Dora Pereira

GP, RCGP clinical expert in diabetes

Liverpool, UK

Dr David Unwin

Principal Collaborators listed below are independent professionals and hold joint funding with NNEdPro and their collaboration remains in place until the funded project work has reached completion

Senior Collaborators are independent professionals actively involved in one or more research projects and/or initiatives with NNEdPro. Their collaboration is limited to a specific project/initiative, and their position as Senior Collaborator is reviewed on an annual basis

Collaborators are key professionals actively involved in one or more research projects and/or initiatives with NNEdPro. Their collaboration is limited to a specific project/initiative, and their position as Collaborator is reviewed on an annual basis

Jenny Blythe

General Practitioner


Elspeth Alstead



Eric Smith

Medical Entrepreneur


Charlotte Lucas