Victoria Pena-Acuna graduated from the Institut Paul Lambin in Brussels with a BSc in dietetics.
Victoria grew up in Burundi, and worked there in a private gym after university. She has also lived in Uganda, where she was the personal dietitian of a former rally driver, Peter Horsey, and the Ugandan rugby player Jayson Horsey.
In 2010, she moved to Kenya and started her own company, NutriU Services, which provided a range of diet services. Since moving to Abu Dhabi, she served as the executive health and bariatric dietician at Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi before joining Perfect Balance in 2017. Victoria is passionate about weight management and bariatrics and takes a holistic approach to her areas of practice, which include pregnancy (normal and gestational diabetes), glucose intolerance, diabetes, metabolic syndrome, cardiovascular diseases, gout, intestinal diseases, food allergies and food intolerance, as well as food disorder.