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Mark Hollingsworth

Mark Hollingsworth is the CEO of The Nutrition Society, a scientific learned society, based in London, United Kingdom, a position he has held since July 2014. A graduate of the Royal Air Force College Cranwell, Hollingsworth began his career by serving for 16 years in a variety of roles as a military officer in the United Kingdom’s Royal Air Force, serving in Belize, Germany, Canada and the UK. Upon leaving the Royal Air Force Hollingsworth then developed extensive leadership experience in the non-profit sector, serving as a Director, Vice-President, Executive Director and Board Chair in Canada. This was followed by a two-year period as a visiting lecturer on Leadership at the University of Winnipeg in Canada, during which time he published two books on the basic skills of leadership. He returned to the United Kingdom in 2014 to take up his role as CEO of The Nutrition Society. Hollingsworth, in his capacity of CEO, also serves on the UK Parliamentary Scientific Advisory Committee, The Royal Society of Biology Strategic Partners Group and the UK Medical CEOs Group. He holds an MBA and is a Fellow of the Institute of Leadership and Management. He was awarded CEO of The Year for life sciences in 2018 by CEO Today Magazine, the Global 100 CEO of the Year for Life Sciences in 2019, and has been named in 2021 as one of the Top 20 Most Dynamic CEOs in the United Kingdom by CEO Publications.

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