Meet the Nutrition Team
Get to know our team of dietitians, regulatory experts and scientists
Gina’s career in the food industry spans nearly 20 years. As a qualified dietitian, she has consulted for a number of Australian food companies and non-governmental organisations during her career. Gina understands how to balance the nutritional aspects of food with commercial outcomes and has extensive experience in food regulations and product development.
Gina currently leads the nutrition team at Kellogg looking after both the Australian and New Zealand markets. As Senior Nutrition Manager, her role is to drive the nutrition agenda within the business to help Kellogg’s deliver sustainable growth in market. Bringing nutrition to life within a business is something that drives Gina professionally. Gina is a member of the Australian Institute of Food Science and Technology, Nutrition Society of Australia, and the Dietitian’s Association of Australia.
With a career that spans 15 years and multiple continents, Muriel has a passion for food, nutrition, and disease prevention. Muriel is a qualified doctor and practised as a GP for six years in her home country of Belgium before gaining her qualification as a dietitian before she moved to Australia. She has worked both in the community and also in food industry which provides her with a unique perspective as both a public health practitioner and a corporate advisor.
Now Muriel uses her knowledge to bring positive nutrition into Kellogg foods and helps the brands to communicate their benefits. She is passionate about the science and credibility around accurate nutrition and health claims. Muriel is an accredited practising dietitian and a member of the Dietitians Association of Australia. She believes good nutrition is the best medicine.
Leanne has been with Kellogg for more than 30 years and has extensive knowledge of the food industry and how it’s changed over the years. Leanne is responsible for ensuring Kellogg’s compliance with all current regulatory requirements and has her finger on the pulse of emerging regulatory issues. She is actively involved in all innovation & renovation projects on various brands and represents the company on a number of technical boards and committees. Leanne is a qualified Food Technologist and is a member of the Australian Institute of Food Science Technology.
Robyn Hodge has been with Kellogg for more than 25 years and has extensive historical knowledge of the food industry in Australia and of the journey Kellogg has been on over the years. Robyn is responsible for ensuring our food complies with relevant legislation; working with innovation to provide regulatory expertise for various brands and projects. She has been involved in many industry working committees to review and develop new legislation and also represents Kellogg on various technical committees. Robyn is a qualified food technologist and is a member of the Australian Institute of Food Science and Technology.
Ronel is the newest member of our team, having graduated with a Masters in Nutrition and Dietetics in 2017. Ronel has a broad career background commencing in southern African and continuing into Australia where she worked in civil and mining engineering industries as a hydrologist and technical marketeer. Ronel’s keen interest in health promotion on a public health scale using innovative and renovated foods that deliver health benefits backed by nutrition research outcomes drove her career change.
Ronel is an Accredited Practising Dietitian and a member of the Dietitians Association of Australia, and has a research background in whole grains. Her role at Kellogg is to support nutrition communication, food regulation and nutrition science activities.