Wendy Martinson, OBE, Bsc (Hons) Nutrition, PG Diploma Dietetics, IOC PG Diploma Sports Nutrition. Registered Dietitian and Sports Nutritionist (RSEN- high performance)
Wendy is the Lead Performance Nutritionist and Intensive Rehabilitation Nutritionist for the English Institute of Sport and Lead Nutritionist for the Great Britain Rowing Team.
A graduate from Kings College, London University Wendy is a Registered Dietitian with the Health and Care Professions Council. She also holds the International Olympic Committee Diploma in Sports Nutrition. Wendy is a board member and High Performance registrant with the Sports and Exercise Nutrition Register.
Wendy started her career within the National Health Service and has worked in both clinical and managerial roles in several London teaching hospitals.
Since developing her career in sport, Wendy has worked with a wide range of elite athletes. She was Consultant Sports Nutritionist to the British Olympic Association (BOA) for over 4 years, worked with British Gymnastics for 8 years and since 2005 has worked as Nutritionist for the Great Britain Rowing team. Wendy was the Sports Nutritionist with World Class Hockey for 4 years and also worked for the English National Ballet School for 3 years. She worked a season with West Ham united FC in 2002 and consulted with the England Football Squad in preparation for the 2002 World Cup and Euro 2004.
Wendy has experience working at three summer Olympic games. She worked as a consultant for LOCOG in the run up to London 2012 Olympic games and was based at Eton Dorney during the Olympic games period as consultant Sports Nutritionist for the BOA, supporting rowing and sprint canoe. She working in China as the HQ Sports nutritionist for Team GB at the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games and was the HQ Nutritionist at the Barcelona holding camp prior to the Athens Olympics 2004.
Wendy is also a qualified group exercise instructor and teaches a variety of classes at Nuffield Health fitness and well being centres in central London.
In the New Year 2010 Honours list Wendy was awarded an OBE for services to sport and to nutrition.