Posts by Caroline Bovey

Caroline Bovey

Caroline Bovey BEM RD, Chair of BDA

Caroline is an HCPC registered Dietitian, who has been practicing for 16 years, with practice experience in acute hospital settings, community rehabilitation, and more latterly Public Health.
Caroline was appointed to the role of Chair of the British Dietetic Association in 2018. Throughout this time Caroline has been instrumental in leading a Governance review and implementation phase for the Association. As a strong advocate for the benefits of Professional Association membership Caroline advocates for the diversity and breadth of practice for dietitians and challenges the Board regularly to work creatively within a strong governance framework to advance the Association and the profession.

Caroline qualified as a Dietitian in Cardiff, Wales in 2004 and has Master’s Degree in Post Compulsory Education. She is currently a Professional Doctorate Candidate at Cardiff University. Her research interests are in professional identity and professionalisation with a focus on developing individual and collective leadership for the profession. In 2016 Caroline was awarded a BEM for Services to Equality in NHS Wales.