Natural Products News

Our Commentators & Opinion-formers

Elisabeth Winkler

Elisabeth Winkler

Journalist, food blogger and publicist

Elisabeth Winkler is a journalist, food blogger (as Real Food Lover) and publicist. She is a former editor of Living Earth magazine and regular speaker and conference panellist

    Simon Wright

    Simon Wright

    Organic and Fairtrade brand specialist

    Simon Wright is the founder of OF+ Consulting. A former technical director at Green & Black’s and Whole Earth he is one of the foremost brand advisers to the natural and organic sector.

      Catherine Fookes

      Catherine Fookes

      Communications manager and children’s food campaigner

      Catherine Fookes is campaign manager for the ‘Organic. Naturally Different’ campaign and kids events co-ordinator for the Abergavenny Food Festival

        Matt Chittock

        Freelance Journalist

          John Silvestro

          John Silvestro

          Business Coach and Speaker

          John Silvestro started his career in the 1980s as a health foods retail consultant. Since then he has become an acclaimed business coach and speaker, having worked with consumer-focused companies in Britain, the USA, Canada and South Africa.

            Julia Zaltzman

            Freelance writer, editor and project manager

              Chris Whitehouse

              Chris Whitehouse

              Political affairs commentator

              Christopher Whitehouse is MD of leading political and communications consultancy and is an adviser to Consumers for Health Choice and the European Specialist Sports Nutrition Alliance.

                Jim Manson


                Jim Manson is Editor-In-Chief of Diversified Communication UK's natural and organic publishing portfolio. He’s written widely on environment and development issues for specialist magazines and national media, including the Financial Times, The Guardian, The Times, Time Out and World Bank Urban Age.

                  Jane Wolfe

                  Deputy Editor, Natural Products Magazine

                  Jane Wolfe is deputy editor of Natural Products News. Having previously worked for the magazine as a sub and freelance journalist from its Steyning beginnings, before leaving to live in Greece, she couldn't resist re-joining NPN in 2013.

                    Diane Millis

                    Acting editor

                    Diane is Acting Editor of Natural Products News. She is an experienced magazine editor (and past editor of NPN), author of several books on eco-friendly living, and has many years of experience working on policy and partnerships in the conservation sector.

                      Sharna Waid

                      Sharna Waid

                      PR Executive, Diversified Communications

                        Rosie Greenaway

                        Acting editor, Natural Products Magazine

                        With a background in writing editorial and creative content for the events, design, travel, food and wellbeing industries, Rosie now turns her focus towards the natural and organic sector as acting editor of Natural Products News.