Laurent is the founder and director of the Guru Performance Institute with over 25 years of practitioner experience in the fields of nutrition, fitness and performance. He currently acts as a consultant to a variety of professional teams, recreational & elite level athletes, and the military. Previous high performance clients have included being performance nutrition consultant to professional rugby teams including Bath Rugby, London Irish, London Scottish, and London Broncos. Laurent also worked with former Heavy Weight Boxing champion Danny Williams through his last 2 successful title fights, as well as working for the British Fencing World Class Program – supporting the Team GB Fencing Squad towards the Rio 2016 Olympics. Clients have also included public figures, film and music industry celebrities (such as Sting and Trudie Styler), and many top level business executives and CEOs of Fortune 500 companies..
In the last 15 years or so Laurent has evolved to his current level of expertise from his original career as a PT and S&C coach of many years (which started in the early 1990’s) to now being a well-known practitioner and educator primarily in the field of Sports & Exercise Nutrition, with a number of publications in peer reviewed journals, and is the host of the highly acclaimed ‘We Do Science’ Podcast. Laurent plays an active role in supporting his profession and fellow professionals in any way he can and is currently serving as a member of the registration panel of the UK Sport and Exercise Nutrition Register (SENr). He is also a Fellow of the International Society of Sports Nutrition (ISSN), sits on the advisory board of the ISSN and is an Associate Editor for the Journal of the International Society for Sports Nutrition. Laurent also serves as an expert reviewer for a number of peer reviewed journals to include the European Journal of Sports Sciences, and the International Journal for Sports Nutrition & Exercise Metabolism. As an educator Laurent was for a number of years a senior lecturer and program leader for the MSc Sport & Exercise Nutrition program at Middlesex University in London, which he instigated and wrote the curriculum for. Laurent is also the founder and current program director for the international ISSN Diploma post graduate program in Applied Sport and Exercise Nutrition.
Laurent's currently lives in the beautiful south Norfolk countryside near Norwich, where he and his family enjoy sailing, cross country walks and jogs.
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