Independents by Sodexo has appointed Paul Quinn as its new dedicated health and wellbeing manager. Quinn, who has a masters in applied human nutrition, brings a wealth of knowledge on the science behind food to Sodexo’s culinary team.
The newly-created role will see him educating staff and pupils about the impact their food choices can have on their academic and sporting performance. He will also be working with the Independents by Sodexo culinary team to develop carefully crafted menus that will help power pupils’ academic and sporting performance.
Quinn said: “Food plays such a key part in all of our lives, but it is especially important for young people. I am very passionate about the impact nutrition has on health, and I am looking forward to engaging with our pupils to get them interested in the science behind their food.”
Managing director Jeremy Alderton added: “We have created this dedicated role because the health and wellbeing of pupils is at the heart of everything we do. It is clear that Paul shares our passion, and his background in nutrition will help us educate pupils into adopting a diet comprising food that sharpens the mind and energises and rejuvenates the body.”