Amanda Ursell is a qualified nutritionist with a postgraduate diploma in dietetics.
Born and brought up in West Sussex, England, Amanda studied at King's College, London University where she gained a 2:1 BSc degree in nutrition and the Associateship of King's College (AKC).
President of the Student Nutrition Society, on completion of her degree course, she spent a further 18 months at King's to be awarded a post-graduate diploma in Dietetics.
She is a member of the British Dietetic Association; The Nutrition Society and The Guild of Food Writers.
Amanda is a Visiting Fellow of Oxford Brookes University where she lectures to both under and post graduates on the subjects of corporate nutrition and the nutrition in the media. She is also a Visiting Fellow of The Royal Society of Medicine.
Winner of the HFMA Health Writer of The Year award and twice voted the most influential health professional in the UK, Amanda has over 25 years of experience of working in the area of nutrition.
Amanda is currently The Sun newspapers nutritionist, a role she has fulfilled for the last 12 years and contributes monthly to Healthy Food Guide.
She regularly comments on nutrition issues on the nation's major television and radio channels as well as contributing and consulting regularly to television series and her own YouTube Channel.
In addition to her nutrition work in the media, Amanda has five years, hands-on, award-winning experience in the area of wellbeing in the workplace.
Engaged in developing and delivering nutrition led wellbeing programmes and corporate nutrition policies her clients and experience varies from those as diverse as Halfords, London Zoo and Kensington Palace to Avon, British Gas, Investec and Gatwick Airport.