Food Matters Live 2020, 13-14 October, virtual event

Senior Health Improvement Manager, Ealing Council

Nicole McGregor

Nicole McGregor is a qualified nutritionist with over ten years' experience working for charities, the food industry and the local authority. Nicole currently works as Senior Health Improvement Officer for Ealing Council. In this role, Nicole supports 92 schools in Ealing to improve their pupils’ nutrition and exercise. Nicole has designed toolkits and training programmes to help schools introduce a packed lunch policy. She also offered all schools free Daily Mile support including staff training and assemblies, and has introduced a daily 3 minute High Intensity Training programme in ten Ealing schools. As a result of this work, the percentage of schools with a water-only packed lunch policy has increased from 40% to 85%, 43 primary schools have signed up to the Daily Mile since 2016 and obesity has decreased by up to 22% in some Ealing primary schools.