Nutrition Science Manager, British Nutrition Foundation

Ayela Spiro

Ayela is Nutrition Science Manager at the British Nutrition Foundation. At the heart of her role is providing expert advice and communicating evidence-based nutrition science and its association with public health concerns to key audiences including consumers, health professionals, charities, the media and the food industry. This strong interest in evidence-based public health was developed at the start of Ayela’s nutrition career as a research dietitian, and has continued in her work as a nutrition scientist. Ayela has been published in several journals including the British Journal of Cancer and Journal of Human Nutrition and Dietetics and is regularly invited to speak at conferences. Ayela is also the expert nutrition contributor for Quality Compliance Systems (QCS). She is also involved in working with academics on impact for research grant applications, and leads on the BNF Information Standard accreditation, the NHS England quality mark that seeks to ensure accurate and evidence based health information to the public.