2003-2007 PhD Psychology (UCL)  “Children’s eating habits”   


1999-2000 MSc Health Psychology (UCL) 


1995-1998 BSc Psychology  (UCL 1st)    



Professional registration and memberships


Chartered Health Psychologist (since 2003)


British Psychological Society, Division of Health Psychology  - Member


National Steering Group for Childhood Feeding Disorders - Member


First Steps Nutrition Trust - Trustee



Academic career history

2014 to date


Freelance Writer, Researcher, Consultant


Honorary Senior Research Associate 

Health Behaviour Research Centre, UCL and Feeding Disorders Service, Great Ormond Street Hospital NHS Foundation Trust


2000 to 2014


Research Fellow

Health Behaviour Research Centre

Department of Epidemiology and Public Health

University College London


Research interests


My principal area of interest is the development and modification of children’s eating habits with a particular focus on developing interventions to help parents of children with eating and feeding difficulties.