Our story is very simple. We are passionate about food health and business and we deeply understand science and how to communicate it. Together with our clients we create or support strategies that improve health and transform businesses.
TANYA HAFFNER RD MBDA MGHW
FOUNDER, DIRECTOR AND DIETITIAN
Tanya specialises in public health nutrition and communications offering almost 20 years’ experience in the nutrition and health arena.
Tanya is a dietitian and nutritionist specialised in public health nutrition and communications. During her 20 year career she has advised some of the largest food and drink businesses and not for profit organisations on initiatives, guidelines, polices and systems needed to support a healthy understanding of food. Working with influential partners and stakeholders Tanya is personally involved in all Nutrilicious work where projects and campaigns have reached thousands of health influencers and millions of consumers. Many initiatives have harnessed the power of stakeholder communications to impact on food choices, supporting people to eat well.
Tanya’s strong track record for organising impactful engagement programmes started in 1999 when she set up training and events for health professionals. Her drive was to support and influence the credibility and practicality of food and health messaging via key stakeholders involving greater combined stakeholder engagement on public health nutrition. This included the first cross-sector National Nutrition and Health Conference, the largest event of its kind for over a decade, running at ExCel and Olympia conference centres London and with the support of leading academics, professional bodies, NGOs, retailers and members of the food and drink industry. During this time she developed a unique approach to engaging with and assisting different organisations in evolving their nutrition and wellbeing strategies and communications. Out of this Nutrilicious was set up to formalise and expand on this work. Today Tanya continues to get involved in hot topic events and training including a series of specialised lectures, summits and media roundtables.
Being an accomplished storyteller she is interviewed regularly in the media, continues to write numerous articles and has authored a number of books for health professionals and consumers. She has been an adviser and presenter on the BBCs Truth about Food series and more recently on BBC’s Rip off Britain. Continuing to act as a spokesperson for the British Dietetic Association over many years, she has also sat on numerous expert committees and has spoken at several events sharing her latest experiences and views on topical nutrition issues.
Tanya has a specialist interests in behaviour change, communications, fixing broken food systems and overall helping businesses and organisations to help populations to eat well for health and planet.
Her unique blend of interpersonal, dietetic, creative and commercial skills are at heart of everything she does, enjoying and valuing close relationships with clients and partners.
WHERE CAN YOU FIND HER ON THE WEEKEND:
Frequently cooking for and eating with family and friends, or running cookery classes for children.
CAN’T LIVE WITHOUT:
Family, friends and tea!