• Kathy Lewis, R.Nutr, BCApSc, MSc, MBA,

    About Kathy Lewis, R.Nutr, BCApSc, MSc, MBA,

    Kathy Lewis, Consultancy Director, enjoys a multidisciplinary career based on a portfolio of achievement.  Kathy is a Management Consultant for Executive Travel Wellbeing and Stress, Health Promotion Specialist, Consultant Nutritionist (Registered Nutritionist and World Public Health Nutritionist) and a Chartered Marketer with over 25 years of experience.   Her specialist areas include executive stress and wellbeing (including jet-lag and travel wellness),  travel nutrition, travel policies, corporate vitality, employee engagement, marketing and internal communications. Kathy holds several relevant degrees, Masters in Applied Psychology (MSc) with distinction for her research in Executive stress and maladaptive coping behaviours looking specifically at clinical work-based stress and the impact on healthy lifestyles, Masters in Business Administration (MBA), with distinctions achieved in Management Accounts, Statistics and Project Management, completed with a research-based dissertation in the marketing of healthy options in catering establishments, and a Bachelor degree in Nutrition and Food Science.Over the last 25 years, Kathy has worked as a consultant and advised in various industries, from travel, health and food to financial services and telecommunications, on nutrition, executive wellbeing, workplace health, change management, internal communications and employee engagement. She has worked with a variety of clients across local government, NHS, educational institutes, NGO’s, national and multinational companies. As a Management Consultant (post-MBA) Kathy was required to travel to several locations each week and in 2002 began her masters in Applied Psychology (& Health Promotion) as a result of observing the stress in senior managers.  She was awarded a distinction for both her research on work-related stress and maladaptive behaviours and her course work.  Prior to this, Kathy spent many years working with catering establishments to provide healthy options, and prior to this working in diet and fitness centres, following her degree in Human Nutrition and Food Science in 1989.   Combining all areas of experience and expertise was the obvious way forward, and subsequently founded the concept of business travel vitality and wellbeing. Kathy is a former Consulting Editor for Readers Digest Association Inc (USA) and Readers’ Digest UK (Vivat), as well as the former founding Non-Executive Editor for the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) Food, Drink and Agriculture group. As an author, she has written a number of publications and a variety of articles in consumer publications and professional journals, with guest media appearances on a number of radio shows, including the BBC, London and regional radio.  She enjoys public speaking on a range of topics and is a regular speaker at professional events. Kathy is also the Vice Chair of The Caroline Walker Trust, Founder of the International Forum for Health Promotion and Education, a board advisor for the Tessa Sanderson Foundation and Academy, the Vice-Chair/former Chair for the Financial Services Board at the Chartered Institute of Marketing, former Trustee/Non-Executive Director for the Association of MBA’s (where she chaired the Governance Committee and was a member of the HR Committee and Strategic Working Party), former Honorary Secretary for the Institute of Health Promotion and Education, a founding Council Member of the Association for Nutrition. Kathy was also a committee member for the Food, Drink and Agriculture group at the Chartered Insitute of Marketing and a current Non-Executive Director at NZ Engineering. She is a member of the Chartered Institute of Marketing, Association of MBAs, Institute for Travel Management, Association for Woman Travel Executives, Nutrition Society, SENSE, World Public Health Nutrition Association, Association for Nutrition (UK) and International Travel Writers Alliance.  She is a former member of the Institute Institute of Directors, Royal Society of Arts and Institute of Health Promotion and Education.


    Five easy to store, take on board meal containers

    by  • March 28, 2019 • Healthy Meals, Travel diets, Travel Nutrition • 0 Comments

    If you travel frequently then you’re probably sick to death of airline food, terminal fast food outlets and petrol station snacks.  Especially if you have a food intolerance or severe allergy.  Also, it’s true that most of us find controlling our weight and maintaining a healthier diet easier when we have access to familiar...

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    How to reduce business travel stress

    by  • November 2, 2016 • Travel stress, Uncategorized • 0 Comments

    Frequent business travellers report higher levels of stress and poorer psychological health than non-frequent business travellers.  It’s hardly surprising when you add travel strain on top of typical work pressures. What’s more, there’s little escaping negative work carry over, the spillover of work into your personal time when you’re travelling on business.  It’s little wonder the...

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    Brilliant breakfasts at Stansted Airport

    by  • April 20, 2016 • Breakfast, Healthy Meals, Stansted, Travel diets, Travel Nutrition • 0 Comments

    Business travellers flying from Stansted Airport (UK) can now choose from a wider selection of breakfast menus as a result of the recent airport transformation project.  Our Registered Consultant Nutritionist, Kathy Lewis, has visited Stansted to find out if there are now any healthier breakfast options suitable for the business traveller.  Here is what...

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    Doing business in Barcelona: the healthy way

    by  • January 18, 2016 • Uncategorized • 0 Comments

    If you’re heading to Barcelona on business, then you’re in luck when it comes to making it a healthy business trip.  Barcelona has plenty to offer in the way of facilities, transport and accommodation which support a healthier lifestyle.  Kathy Lewis, Registered Nutritionist and Travel Wellbeing Specialist, recently paid Barcelona a visit to try...

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    Where to find healthier options at Gatwick Airport – North Terminal

    by  • June 22, 2015 • Airports, England, Europe, Gatwick, Great Britain, Healthy Meals, Hydration, Snacks • 0 Comments

    Gatwick Airport’s North Terminal sees over 18 million passengers each year, with one in five passengers travelling on business.   Not surprising as Gatwick is the UK second largest airport, 30 minutes from Central London and now serves 46 out 50 of the top business destinations. With this in mind, I was curious as to...

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    6 easy ways to avoid dehydration when travelling on business

    by  • April 14, 2015 • Hydration, Jet lag, Long haul flights, Snacks • 0 Comments

    When travelling on business it is essential to avoid dehydration if you want to be at your most effective. Travelling can interrupt your usual daily routine, making it less likely that you will consume the same quantities of fluids and eat the same foods as you would normally when in the office or at home....

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    How to reduce the effects of jet lag prior to travelling

    by  • February 4, 2015 • Airports, Birmingham International airport, City of London, Hotel reviews, Jet lag, Manchester Airport, Melbourne, Travel stress • 1 Comment

    Jet lag is often considered to be a hazard of the job when you travel internationally on business.  Yet there are several methods which you can use to reduce the effects of jet lag.  So let’s begin with exploring simple, proven techniques that an international business traveller can implement before they commence their business...

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