Meet the team

Liz Earle Wellbeing is a inspirational lifestyle magazine bursting with fresh ideas to eat well, look good and feel great. You can subscribe here to be amongst the first to receive each new issue.


Liz Earle MBE is our Editor-in-Chief and you can read more about her publishing career in the next section, About Liz. Having founded the magazine in 2014, Liz’s trusted voice of wellbeing wisdom can be found on pretty much every page. When not reading her emails, Liz can be found on her pasture-fed organic farm feeding her chickens and egg-collecting. You can also follow Liz on her personal social media too, where you’ll find her @LizEarleMe on both Twitter and Instagram.

Polly Beard is our Managing Editor, and also our Commercial & Brand Director. With a varied career working with many, many different companies and publications over the years, plus stints as a bestselling author, events guru, a columnist for The Times and even an auctioneer, she has been at Liz Earle Wellbeing since its launch in 2013 and at Liz’s side ever since. Always on the lookout for interesting feature ideas and new partnerships, and ensuring each and every one of Liz’s projects run like clockwork, she’s your first port of call about working with Liz or the Wellbeing brand. Email her at

Lou Howells is our Head of Marketing & Digital. With over 15 years of experience in digital and marketing, including working at Condé Nast and Time Inc, she brings a strategic digital focus to the Wellbeing Studios. She is always on the lookout for ways to grow our readership and brand awareness through social, digital and offline activities, as well as exciting partnership opportunities with products Liz loves. You can reach her at

Emma Winterschladen is our Food & Travel Editor. She’s long been interested in all things delicious – a passion that grew from spending a childhood eagerly shadowing her Mum in the kitchen. She’s one of our Wellbeing veterans, having been on the team since the first magazine launched, and is now in charge of all our food and travel content – from commissioning recipes to interviewing prominent people in the food world, feature and recipe writing, as well as searching for inspirational travel stories. She’s also a self-confessed bibliophile and doubles up as our Books Editor. Follow her on Instagram @lewellbeing_food or email her at

Nicky Acketts is our energetic and creative Design Director with a wealth of global experience in publishing, branded content and corporate design. She brings us her experience gained at flagship design houses including Condé Nast and Time Inc. A natural collaborator, Nicky sells us her ideas for smart and stunning layouts with style and passion and brings together all our efforts crafting the beautifully designed pages of Liz Earle Wellbeing magazine. Contact:

Ellie Smith is our Senior Health & Beauty Writer. Driven by her passion for uncovering simple ways we can all look and feel our best, Ellie oversees our health and beauty content. She can be found researching the latest in nutrition news, interviewing leading wellness experts and testing the new beauty launches that land on her desk. Alongside Liz, she also oversees the Wellness with Liz Earle podcast. You can reach her at

Betty Beard is our Image Editor. With a visual eye honed from her background in History of Art, she sources the images across our social media channels and print magazine. She’s also our acting Editorial Assistant, writing regular book, travel and interior features, as well as assisting the wider editorial team. For image, book or travel related enquiries, you can reach her at

Harriet Dyball is the PR and Press Manager. With a background in advising government agencies and a diverse range of companies from John Lewis to Ella’s Kitchen, Harriet is perfectly placed to raise the profile of the Wellbeing brand. Having a keen eye for the next media opportunity for Liz Earle Wellbeing, she’s your point of contact for all media enquiries. Email her at

Annie Darling is our team assistant. She is an invaluable member of the team at the Wellbeing Studios and handles most of our customer enquiries. Email her at Please note, for any queries regarding your magazine subscriptions, which are handled externally by Hearst , please call 01858438415 or email

Bobby Goulding, Director of Pavilion Films, is our favourite filming DOP. He brings all our magazines to life. Whether capturing Liz out in the fields of her West Country farm or documenting the action behind the scenes on our Studios shoots, Bobby creates many of our inspiring and much-viewed videos. Contact:

Harry Trevithick is a freelance sound engineer who specialises in post-production and sound effects. Each week he works with our Digital Communications Team to record, edit and produce the Wellness with Liz Earle audio magazine podcast and assists Georgia and Bobby on photo and video shoots. When Harry isn’t at the Wellbeing studios, he works at The Farm Group studios in Soho, or on other freelance film projects around the country. Contact:



We also have a wonderful, talented team of regular contributors who help us create inspirational and expert content for the magazine:

Sarah Raven, our gardening guru, worked as a doctor before becoming the award-winning gardener, cook, published author and television presenter.

Dale Pinnock BSc (Hons), Pg Dip (Nutr Med), aka The Medicinal Chef, is a bestselling author and TV presenter, with a degree and postgraduate diploma in nutrition.

Fiona Hunter BSc (Hons) Nutrition, Pg Dip (Dietics), is a highly respected, experienced and qualified nutritionist, food writer and broadcaster.

Hannah Martin, celebrity makeup artist with over 15 years of experience, is a celebrated blogger, YouTuber and bridal expert.

Tamzin Ferdinando is our supremely talented prop stylist who has been with us from the very beginning and continues to play an instrumental part in shaping the brand’s look and feel.

Nico Ghirlando, aka The Modern Husband, has a professional background as both a food photographer and chef, and is a celebrated food stylist, food and recipe writer.