North West

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As a freelance Home Economist, Lisa can carry out recipe testing work, provide training and workshops on cooking and healthy eating for adult education. She has been involved in updating a healthy eating resource for parents and their toddlers for the WEA (Workers' Educational Association). Lisa has worked in the food industry, education, healthy schools and health promotion. Providing training and workshops for education professionals, students and young people from early years up to higher and further education as well as training for health care professionals.

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Jill Weatherburn Home Economist Limited

Jill offers a comprehensive Home Economist service throughout the UK (including Newcastle, Manchester, Leeds, London, Edinburgh and  Glasgow) , delivering a range of activities to customers including; performing live cookery demonstrations, creating and writing recipes and supporting well known TV chefs at food festivals. Jill also works as a food stylist and her work comprises of a wide range of services including styling for recipe leaflets, cookbooks, supermarket packaging, brochures and editorial images.

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Kathryn Hawkins is an experienced home economist. She has been writing about food and creating recipes for over 30 years. She has written and contributed to over 20 cookery books. Alongside her writing, Kathryn is a food stylist and prepares food for photographs in magazines, books, advertising and food packaging, and on websites and TV. Based in central Scotland, she travels all over the UK and beyond for her work. Kathryn teaches and demonstrates on a variety of cookery subjects.

Ruth Gibbons's picture

I am an outgoing and well-organised individual who communicates confidently and effectively at all levels.

I have worked in the marketing departments of a major textile producer and also in the meat industry, both of which gave me an insight into education at primary, secondary and tertiary levels, I have also taught at tertiary level and in adult education. I regularly do talks on nutrition to consumer groups and have worked on radio and in TV broadcasting.

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Anne is a home economist with 20 years experience in a wide range of areas. She has worked as a product development technologist in industry, as well as recipe development and testing. In the food media, she has written for Prima magazine and worked at the Good Housekeeping Institute. For publishers, she tests recipes and adds editorial content for cookery books and for web channels. She has demonstrated home appliances for product launches and promotions, and organises food theatres for festivals, events and trade fairs, both directing, demonstrating and compering. 

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Cara Hobday

HI, my name is Cara, I am a sustainable food expert, with an Masters in Food Policy from City, University of London. 

My original qualification was HND Hospitality Management. 

My background and experience is in recipes, and recipe writing, and I have expertise in global recipes, and making recipes safe for consumers to use both in a global and a national setting.