Nutritional Insight is a bespoke, forward-thinking nutrition and health consultancy.  We have a unique team of experts including PhD-qualified nutrition, dietetic, biochemistry, pharmacology and sustainability experts. Our goal is to compile science that is steeped in insight, planning, science, and proof. 

Our combined expertise in Nutrition Research, Writing and Communications makes Nutritional Insight particularly unique. We can take projects through from the research and writing stages to design and dissemination phases, ensuring that the science stays strong at all levels.

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Nutritional Science Expertise.

Dr Emma Derbyshire has a degree in Nutritional Biochemistry,  PhD in Human Nutrition specialising in Maternal Nutrition and is a Registered Public Health Nutritionist.  Emma is a nutrition expert, an established scientist, avid writer and presenter.


She has experience of working in academic, research and consultancy settings.  She has written over 150 peer-reviewed nutrition publications and authored the successful Wiley-Blackwell text “Nutrition in the Childbearing Years” which sold internationally.

She has extensive nutrition consultancy experience compiling scientific documents for major international corporations, food and healthcare establishments, government agencies, eminent publishing houses and public relations agencies.


Emma has been involved in assignments in Europe, the USA, Africa and Middle East.


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Paediatric Dietetics & Plant-Based Eating Expertise.

Frankie is a Registered Dietitian and Registered Nutritionist with a First Class Honours degree in Nutrition and Dietetics and a PhD investigating the effects of changing to a vegetarian diet . She has a passion for nutrition and helping others get to grips with it. Her clinical, academic and communications roles across public and private sectors has given her a varied skillset and a real appreciation of translating evidence-based nutrition research into practical pragmatic advice. 


She has a special interest in vegetarian and plant-based eating, working regularly with the British Dietetic Association as a media spokesperson and also advising on  plant-based , vegan and vegetarian nutrition queries. Frankie also has expertise in weaning and child nutrition,, with her four children giving hands-on experience, and a certificate in paediatric dietetics. 

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Biochemistry and Pharmacology Expertise.

Dr Joanne Delange has a degree in Biochemistry and Pharmacology and PhD in Biochemistry specialising in retroviral proteases.

Joanne has garnered 15 years’ editorial experience in online publishing in a fast-moving scientific environment where she wrote articles on scientific research and out-licensing opportunities to assist in forming collaborative partnerships between research and industry worldwide.

Her experiences include writing and editing scientific material, including copy editing and proofreading for online publication, as well as ascertaining the commercial applications of the research or its relevance to disease and/or drug discovery.

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Sustainability Expertise.

Dr Pamela Mason is a Registered Nutritionist with an MSc and PhD in nutrition from King’s College London and an MSc in Food Policy from City University London. Her first degree was in pharmacy and she worked for 15 years as a community pharmacist combined with posts in publishing and training at the Royal Pharmaceutical Society and the National Pharmacy Association.


Pamela has been a self-employed nutrition writer and consultant for 25 years has been engaged by government, industry, and non-governmental organisations. She is the author of several books, including Dietary Supplements which she updates four times a year for on-line publication as part of the Medicines Complete suite of publications published by the Pharmaceutical Press. She has also co-authored a book on “Sustainable Diets” published by Routledge.

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Statistical Expertise.

 Jackie Cooper has a degree in Mathematics with Statistics, an MSc in Biometry and is a Chartered Statistician.

Jackie has over 30 years’ experience of working as a medical statistician within research departments at the Medical Research Council, University College London and Queen Mary University of London and has co-authored over 150 peer reviewed publications.

She has extensive experience in providing statistical advice to researchers, designing studies, reviewing papers and providing statistical analysis of data using a wide variety of statistical techniques.




Communications Expertise.

Nicky has a strong, established background in Public Relations, communications, and marketing with 25 years’ involvement in the industry.  She has provided prior clients with award-winning healthcare experiences.


Work examples include creating and rolling out Healthcare Professional Programmes, organising communications and marketing events and providing outreach across key opinion leader sectors, policy advisors and consumer audiences.  Nicky has extensive experience in business programmes including research & strategy, stakeholder engagement, reputation management, the creation of new health categories and management consultancy. 


Nicky has a proven background working in health and food industries delivering integrated marketing and public health campaigns, rich in peer-review research activity.  She has helped many brands and organisations stand out from the crowd. Working across health and wellbeing sectors, a strong scientific evidence-base is always at Nicky's heart. As a result, everything is steeped in insight, planning, science, and proof.    




Design and Branding Expertise.

Nutritional Insight works with Cai and Kyn, an award-winning, Surrey-based design and publishing company with more than 25 years of experience. 


With a background in both branding and editorial design Cai and Kyn are perfectly suited to produce standout communications for the modern-day scientific community that need to extend far beyond the written word.


Using the evidence-base they transform nutritional science into graphic illustrations, eye-catching infographics, white papers, scientific reports and online resource materials.