Nutritionist and Researcher Consensus Action on Salt and Health and Action on Sugar Centre for Environmental and Preventative Medicine

Kawther Hashem

Kawther is a Registered Nutritionist for Consensus Action on Salt, Sugar and Health (CASSH), a charity organisation concerned with the effects of salt and sugar on health and a Researcher at Queen Mary University of London.

Kawther studied for a BSc in Nutrition at King’s College London. Since graduating, Kawther has worked for the food industry (Unilever), non-governmental organisations (Sustain: the alliance for better food and farming, Consumers International and CASSH) and more recently in academia. Kawther joined CASSH in August 2012 and is responsible for coordinating the Action on Sugar project. She completed a Masters in Food Policy at City University London in December 2014. Alongside her current roles she is also a visiting lecturer on nutrition and food policy at several UK Universities and is regularly invited to comment on nutrition topics in the media.