Christine Taljaard-Krugell


Christine Taljaard-Krugell (PhD Nutrition) is an independent researcher working in the field of public health nutrition. This means wearing a number of hats, including; consultant, contracted post-graduate supervisor at the Centre of Excellence Nutrition, North-West University (NWU), part-time lecturer, President of the Association for Dietetics in South Africa (ADSA) and chair of the local organizing committee for the International Congress of Dietetics (2020).

Christine has served as the General Manager of the African Nutrition Leadership Programme (ANLP) since 2014. The aim of the ANLP is to develop individual and institutional leadership capacity at various levels in nutrition across the African continent and currently stands on more than 450 alumni in 39 African countries.