Rachel Marklew

Rachel Marklew

West Sussex
Registered Nutritionist (Public Health)
MSc Nutrition

Rachel has over 12 years’ experience in public health nutrition, spanning roles in Government and the charity sector. She is passionate about communicating evidence-based nutrition advice, with a view to encouraging behaviour change and promoting better health.

Rachel firstly worked for the Department of Health where she provided expert advice to various areas of nutrition policy including maternal and child nutrition, obesity and 5 A Day, and was involved in the development and launch of the Change4Life programme. In this role, Rachel provided scientific support to the UK’s Scientific Advisory Committee on Nutrition (SACN) and worked closely with its Subgroup on Maternal and Child Nutrition. 

Most recently Rachel worked with the World Cancer Research Fund International (WCRF) on their Continuous Update Project, an ongoing programme to analyse global research on how diet, nutrition and physical activity affect cancer risk and survival. Rachel again worked closely with an Expert Panel from around the world and contributed to the recently published Third Expert Report on Diet, Nutrition, Physical Activity and Cancer.

Rachel is also a registration assessor for the Association for Nutrition (AfN), and provides consultancy services to the World Cancer Research Fund (WCRF) International.