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Dr Richard Mackenzie

Consultant Profile

Dr Richard Mackenzie


Associate Professor – Metabolism

Speciality: Diabetes, Metabolism

020 7112 5400

Professional Profile

Dr Richard Mackenzie is internationally recognised for his research into human metabolism, obesity, type 2 diabetes and elite athletic performance. He leads a research team that investigates the role muscle plays in maintaining our health and how life-style, nutrition and exercise influence this. Dr Mackenzie has over 15 years of experience of helping people with a range of health related issues, including obesity, to help them better understand their metabolism to encourage weight loss. In addition Dr Mackenzie also works with aspiring athletes to help them achieve their training goals, target performance weaknesses as well as improve over aerobic and metabolic performance.

Specialises In

Human Metabolism

Resting Metabolic Rate

Human Performance Testing

CPEX Testing

Healthily Metabolism

Diseases prevention

Type 2 Diabetes

Metabolic Syndrome

Exercise Testing (Lactate Threshold, VO2max & power profiling)

Professional Memberships

  • Editorial Board – Society for Endocrinology, European Society for Endocrinology & Reports in Diabetes
  • Editorial Board (guest) – Journal of Diabetes: Special Topics – The In vivo assessment of whole-body metabolism
  • Health Innovation Health Network (NHS England) – Grant Panel Reviewer
  • Diabetes UK – Publication Reviewer
  • Diabetes UK – Member
  • Physiological Society – Member
  • Society for Endocrinology – Member

Contact Details

NHS Base


Jackie Hammond
020 7112 5400

Personal Email