Dr Richard Allison


Richard Allison, PhD RD MSc PhD SENr Consultant in Performance Nutrition and Clinical Dietetics.

Richard completed a master’s degree from Loughborough University in sports nutrition and a Doctorate in Philosophy (PhD) from Liverpool John Moore’s. He works with a variety of clientele, from elite athletes to serious amateurs, those seeking weight loss to those with nutrient deficiencies or sports injuries.

Richard has been Head of Performance Nutrition at Arsenal FC since 2017. Between 2011 to 2017 Richard has worked with athletes from a range of sporting disciplines, including football, rugby, NBA, athletics, swimming, cycling and combat sports.

His areas of expertise include, nutrition for the injured athlete, those wishing to make weight (gain & loss), body composition analysis, macro-nutrition for performance, recovery, refuelling and rehab from injury.

A former Royal Marine Commando, Richard has completed numerous marathons, ultramarathons, triathlons and cycle races, raising money for several charities along the way.