Linda Drummond RD (SA) holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical, Molecular and Cellular Sciences and a Bachelor of Science Medical (Honours) degree in Nutrition and Dietetics (First Class), both from the University of Cape Town.
Linda also has a Programme & Project Management in Public Development Management certificate, which she obtained from the University of the Witwatersrand Business School. She is currently completing her Masters of Science in Medicine: Dietetics at the University of Cape Town. Linda has worked in the public sector as a clinical dietitian, worked for a private food service management organisation and has owned her own part-time private practice. In 2007, she joined the corporate world and has held various nutrition, corporate communications and public affairs-related roles at a leading food company. In order to gain business experience, she has also worked as a brand manager and a product marketing manager in two multinational organisations. She has served as a Branch Committee member for four years and an Executive Committee member for two years at the Association for Dietetics in South Africa and is registered with the Health Professions Council of South Africa. Linda is currently an Associate at the Nutritional Solutions practice in Bryanston and has a special interest in optimising the nutrition and health status of individuals of all ages. She is trained in providing genetic test counselling through DNAlysis and is, through personalised nutrition, able to help individuals meet their health and wellness goals. Due to her experience, she is well positioned to consult with food companies on nutrition and regulatory matters, as well as run corporate wellness initiatives. Linda is currently the Consumer Goods Council of South Africa’s Food Safety Initiative Nutrition Consultant and is a member of the Discovery Vitality Wellness Network.
Contact detailsA: Block B, Bryanston Ridge, 13A Bruton Rd, Bryanston, 2191