BANT Council

BANT Governing Council

Miguel Toribio-Mateas

Miguel Toribio-Mateas - Chair of BANT Council
BSc (Hons) NMed, PgDip, MSc, mBANT, NTCC and CNHC Registered

  • Miguel has an enthusiastic nature and an inquisitive mind. He thrives in the application of integrative approaches to health, life and problem solving
  • He has a postgraduate/Masters level academic background in business, languages and environmental science/systems and is qualified to degree level in Nutritional Medicine with a BSc (Honours)
  • His professional background is in information and research management. For over 13 years he has worked in various consultancy roles for some of the major scientific, technical and medical publishers, such as Wolters Kluwer / Ovid / Lippincott William Wilkins and Springer Science
  • He consults for the scientific publisher Springer on specific projects, creating and delivering task-based research training to the academic and medical research communities worldwide
  • He runs two busy London clinics, which he combines with a number of corporate health, research/consulting activities
  • He also tutors and lectures at the Institute for Optimum Nutrition
  • A great believer in the neccessity of CPD, Miguel is studying Clinical Psychoneuroimmunology with the Natura Foundation and is preparing for his enrolment on a PhD, looking at metabolic health and its relationship with the HPA axis
  • BANT responsibilities

  • Director
  • Strategy Team Member
  • Social Media Team Member

Deborah Colson

Deborah Colson - Deputy Chair of BANT Council
Dip ION, mBANT, NTCC, CNHC Registered

  • Previous career in financial markets research and IT
  • Trained as a Nutritional Therapist at the Institute for Optimum Nutrition (ION
  • Specialises in a nutritional approach to mental health at the Brain Bio Centre integrated clinic in London
  • Lecturer and Tutor at ION
  • Currently completing MSc in Nutritional Therapy at University of Westminster
  • Co-author of Optimum Nutrition for Your Child and The Alzheimer's Prevention Plan
  • BANT responsibilities

  • Director
  • Centre of Excellence Manager
  • Clinicians Engagement Team Member
  • Strategy Team Member

Jane Nodder

Jane Nodder - BANT Council Member
MSc Nut. Med., Dip ION, mBANT, NTCC and CNHC Registered

  • Previous career as a senior business manager
  • Trained as a Nutritional Therapist at ION
  • Has private practice in nutritional therapy in north London
  • Lecturer and Clinic Supervisor at University of Westminster
  • Currently completing MSc in Nutritional Medicine at University of Surrey
  • Delivers training courses in nutrition and health at work

    BANT responsibilities

  • Director
  • Supervision Team Leader
  • Clinical Governance Team Leader

Catharine Trustram Eve

Catharine Trustram Eve
MBA, BSc(Hons), DipM, DipION, mCIM, mBANT and CNHC Registered

  • 9 years in the telecoms industry, followed by consultancy in the Department of Health in Whitehall and for the Food for the Brain Foundation
  • My background consists of strategic planning, market research, modelling and analysis with some early forays into occupational psychometric testing
  • I run my own nutritional therapy clinic with a particular interest in parasitic infection of the gut
  • I also consult as a health analyst, recently computerising cognitive function tests for screening for Mild Cognitive Impairment, the prodrome to Alzheimer's disease.
  • BANT responsibilities

  • Director
  • Chair of Comms Steering Group
  • Strategy Team Leader
  • Clinicians Engagement Team Leader

Karen Slattery

Karen Slattery - BANT Council Member
FdSc, DipION, mBANT, CNHC Registered

  • Karen is a qualified nutritional therapist and an experienced project manager. This has led to a keen interest in the wider strategic perspective of the nutrition industry. Karen sees her role in BANT as providing an opportunity to work at an industry level to help promote nutritional therapy as a primary healthcare choice
  • Karen works part time as manager for Food for the Brain Foundation - an educational charity promoting optimum nutrition for good mental health. She also runs her own project management consultancy business as well as a nutritional therapy practice
  • Karen is also undertaking an MSc in weight management at Chester University
  • BANT responsibilities

  • Director
  • Strategy Team Leader
  • Audit and Assurance Team Member

Jonathan Cohen

Jonathan Cohen - BANT Council Member and Honorary Treasurer
MSc, MBANT, CNHC Registered

  • Jonathan has a varied background as an entrepreneur, accountant, financial trouble-shooter and consultant
  • Has over 25 years of active therapy experience, worked in bringing awareness of NLP to the UK in the 1980's
  • He qualified for his MSc at the University of Worcester as part of the first cohort in 2006
  • Has established teaching experience through the MSc programme at University of Worcester, and has taught at a number of other establishments
  • Currently involved with Nutritional Therapy clinics in the UK and the Middle East
  • BANT responsibilities

  • Honorary Treasurer, responsible for the company accounts, finances and budgets
  • Director
  • Webinar Team Leader
  • Audit and Assurance Team Member

Sarah Green

Sarah Green - BANT Council Member
FdSc, DipION, mBANT and CNHC Registered

  • With 13 years in finance roles in banks and corporates Sarah has management experience in legal documentation, sales & marketing, strategy & planning and credit control. She qualified as an Associate of the Chartered Institute of Bankers and an Associate Member of the Association of Corporate Treasurers. Here her studies included law, management, marketing and planning, accounting, tax management, corporate finance, corporate strategy and risk management.
  • She completed her nutritional therapy qualifications at University of Bedfordshire and the Institute for Optimum Nutrition
  • Sarah recognises the importance of CPD, especially in the context of the rapidly growing base of research in nutrition and functional medicine. She currently is studying for the BSc NT at University of West London (2013) and Advanced Practice Certification with The Institute for Functional Medicine (2014)
  • Sarah runs her own nutritional therapy practice in West London
  • BANT responsibilities

  • Director
  • Regulatory and Stakeholder Steering Group Leader

Susanna Regan

Susanna Regan - Student Representative for BANT Council
Student

  • Studying Nutritional Therapy full-time at the University of Worcester and expecting to qualify in 2014
  • Planning to research professional development in Nutritional Therapy for her Masters dissertation
  • Based in West Sussex
  • BANT responsibilities

  • Student Representative for BANT Council
  • Student Regional Co-ordinator Team Leader
  • Member of the Training Provide Liaison Team