Our Team

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Yvonne O’Halloran

  • Co-Founder
  • Dietitian
  • Nutritionist

Daniel O’Halloran

  • Co-Founder

Emily Court

  • Head of Written and Creative Content

Mary Allen

  • News Editor

Lauren Weston

  • In-House Psychologist
Yvonne

Yvonne O’Halloran

  • Co-Founder
  • Dietitian
  • Nutritionist

Vegan Mum| Foodie| Animal Lover| Research Enthusiast | Writer| Beach Bunny | One Part Stubborn | Two Parts Compassionate

Yvonne is a trained plant-based Dietitian, with experience in private practice and online consultations. She studied at Griffith University on Australia’s Gold Coast, where she earned a Bachelor’s in Public Health, and a Masters in Nutrition & Dietetics. She also holds a certificate in plant-based nutrition from E Cornell University. Yvonne has written for Vegan Life Magazine and The Australian Vegan Magazine, and is a longtime volunteer with Challenge 22.

Daniel

Daniel O’Halloran

  • Co-Founder

Vegan | Ex-Dairy Farmer | People Watcher | Compassionate Advocate | Reformed Stamp Collector | Proud Plant-Based Pa

Daniel is a businessman, father, and entrepreneur who hails from Ireland, but lives on Australia’s Gold Coast. After working in dairy farming early in life, he transitioned to construction, which has kept him busy for over 10 years. Together with his wife Yvonne, and the support of their three vegan kids, he was inspired to launch Living Vegan. Through this project, he can put his passion for the plant-based lifestyle, and practical education, to good use, all in the name of making the world a healthier, and more compassionate place.

Emily

Emily Court

  • Head of Written and Creative Content

Mouthy Egalitarian | Gastronomical Tourist | Tamed Vegan Hothead | Pizza Lover | Sloppy Runner | Shower Singer | Overly Confident Public Speaker

Emily is a writer, video producer, and content creator with a particular interest in veganism, social justice, addictions, and mental health. She holds an Honors degree in Spanish and Latin American Studies, as well as a certificate in Intercultural Communication, both from Dalhousie University. She is an accomplished public speaker and world traveller. Prior to joining the Living Vegan team, she was published in Plant Based News.

Mary

Mary Allen

  • News Editor

Editor and Publisher | Grammar Nerd | “Seasoned” Traveller | Irish Mammy | Wannabe Photographer | Mad Cat Woman

Mary is an accomplished publications manager, editor, graphic designer, writer and publisher who has two decades of experience working for national and international newspaper titles based in London, the US, Ireland and Australia, and for the not-for-profit sector, as well as online. She was given a philanthropy award in Queensland for her voluntary work and an Irish Print Award for her graphic design work. Mary holds a Postgraduate Diploma in Journalism (Sub-editing), a Higher Certificate in Business Studies, a QQI Diploma in Art, Crafts and Graphic Design, and City & Guilds Certificates in 2D and 3D Computer Aided Design.

Lauren Weston

Lauren Weston

  • In-House Psychologist

Applied Research Psychologist | Bunny Mom | Animal Lover | Proud Vegan | Thrill Seeker | Secret Novelist

Lauren Weston is an Applied Research Psychologist with a particular professional interest in social-psychological health research, behaviour change, and improving wellbeing and health outcomes for disadvantaged groups. She is currently working on the evaluation of a complex mental health intervention for prisoners with common mental health problems, and an enthusiastic member of the Living Vegan team.

Join Our Team

If you’re a writer endowed with sharp wit and enjoy an irreverent view of humanity, we’d love to hear from you. We’re on a mission to improve people’s health and the environment we share, by calling out the ridiculous and promoting the sublime. All with a bit of tongue-in-cheek. Equally, if you love to cook and know your way around a professional camera, we are always looking for quality photography and recipes.

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Our Purpose

Co-founded by Accredited Professional Nutritionist and Dietitian Yvonne O’Halloran, LivingVegan.com aims to provide a safe, informative space for anyone wishing to transition to and thrive on a vegan lifestyle. Aside from the proven health benefits, a whole-food plant-based diet has massive positive impacts for the environment and all the creatures we share our planet with. Our goal is to bring you news and resources that will dispel the myths associated with veganism and make the change second nature.

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