Richard Shaw has worked in senior management roles in marketing and communications in some of the UK’s leading arts organisations including the National Theatre, English National Ballet, the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden and the British Film Institute. He is a former factual television producer, Head of Development at Lion Television and an Executive Producer of award-winning documentary features.
He was trained at one of London’s leading cookery schools, produced food programmes for TV in the UK and the USA and has even appeared on Masterchef.
When he decided to do something about his own type 2 diagnosis he was a 54-year old, sedentary, fat man within 5 years of his diagnosis and he weighed over 117kg (260lbs).
Today he is diabetes-free.