Faculty

  • Cliff Harvey

    Founder and CEO

    Cliff Harvey

    Cliff Harvey ND, Dip.Fit, PhD (c), is a nutritionist, naturopath, author, life and purpose coach, and researcher. In over two decades of practice he has helped thousands of people to achieve their goals, from those who are chronically and acutely unwell, through to elite-level athletes, and ‘elite-attitude’ business people and entrepreneurs. He is an active researcher and is known for performing foundational research on keto-flu, ketogenic supplements, and 'carbohydrate tolerance' between individuals. Cliff is a best-selling author of several books and is a former world champion strength athlete, and competitive submission wrestler.
  • Ashley Speer

    Associate Lecturer

    Ashley Speer

    Ashley Speers BA, MSc, CNS is a licensed dietitian nutritionist in the US and holds a master's degree in nutrition. Ashley is our member support guru and clinical nutrition specialist.
  • Eric  Helms

    Senior Lecturer

    Eric Helms

    Eric Helms PhD is a coach, athlete, author, and educator. He earned pro status as a natural bodybuilder with the PNBA in 2011 and competes with the IPF at international level events as an unequipped powerlifter. Eric has published multiple peer-reviewed articles in exercise science and nutrition journals and writes for commercial fitness publications.
  • Carolyn  Arthur

    Associate Lecturer

    Carolyn Arthur

    BSc, Grad.Cert.Tchg, Cert.Bus, PTC
    Carolyn holds degrees in science and certifications in teaching, personal training, and business. She is a former tutor of anatomy and physiology at AUT University and is a world championship level triathlete.
  • Kirsten  Beynon

    Associate Lecturer

    Kirsten Beynon

    Kirsten Beynon BSc, MSc, Dip.Nut has many years of experience in the medical field, and a broad and deep knowledge of medications and complex medical conditions that she applies in her practice of nutrition. Kirsten has an interest in all aspects of nutrition: weight loss, nutrition for specific health conditions and nutrition for all life stages. She holds a BSc (Honours) in Biomedical Sciences, a Masters degree in Toxicology and a Diploma in Nutrition. These complement each other to provide great background knowledge of health and nutrition along with strong research and problem solving skills.