Expert Biography

Heidi began her career as a chemist in product development and then production management in the manufacturing industry. During a career break to raise a family, she also completed a PhD in Nutrition and Food Science, including areas of immunology and microbiology.

She joined Coeliac UK, the national charity for people with coeliac disease in 2013 as their Research Manager, developing strong governance and ensuring the voice of the coeliac community was heard via the research priority setting partnership.

She was appointed Director of Evidence and Policy in 2020 and is pivotal in the strategic development of the charity’s knowledge base, and plays an important representational role among key stakeholders in industry, health, food and public sectors.

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  • 07952071014
  • Coeliac UK Director of Evidence and Policy
  • Coeliac disease, gluten free