Russell is an Accredited Practising Dietitian, Accredited Nutritionist and Accredited Sports Dietitian with more than 9 years experience. Russell completed a Masters of Nutrition and Dietetics at Flinders University, South Australia in 2009 and has worked in a number of diverse fields of nutrition including acute hospital, aged care, corporate nutrition and private practice. He has also completed a course in Sports Nutrition through the AIS in Canberra and has worked with both AFL club (North Melbourne Football Club) and VFL club (Coburg Lions).

Russell is a member of many professional associations including the Dietitians Association of Australia (DAA), Sports Dietitians Australia (SDA), Diabetes Victoria and Coeliac Australia allowing proficiency in many different fields of nutrition. He has also recent completed a post graduate qualification in Diabetes Education and Health Care through Mayfield Education to further enhance his skills in the area of diabetes management.

Russell’s motto is “anybody can achieve significant change and maintain a healthy lifestyle through attainable goals which have been adapted to their individual lifestyle”.