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Speaker biographies

Keynote Speakers

Robert Madelin

Robert Madelin

Director General, DG SANCO, European Commission

 

Robert Madelin became Director-General for Health and Consumers in January 2004. He has overall responsibility for the day-to-day running of the work of the Directorate-General in its three main areas: public health, food safety and consumer protection. Robert was educated in England at the Royal Grammar School, High Wycombe and at Magdalen College, Oxford. He has also studied at the Ecole Nationale d’Administration in Paris. He has previously served as a Director in the Directorate-General for Trade, and was Deputy Head of Cabinet to Sir Leon (now Lord) Brittan, European Commission Vice-President.

Gaëlle Powis

Gaëlle Powis

Attaché Food, Animal Health and Welfare & Plant Health , Permanent Representation of Belgium to EU

 

Gaëlle Powis holds a degree in History and in Communication and graduated from the College of Europe. She joined the Belgian Permanent representation to the EU in view of the Presidency of the Council of the EU. Focusing mainly on foodstuffs issues, she is also following policy developments in animal health and welfare and plant health. She was previously working in a public affairs consultancy where she followed EU legislation on foodstuffs, research and innovation, and enterprise policy.

Jean-Michel Borys

Jean-Michel Borys

Director, EPODE & EEN

 

Bio tbc

Catherine Geslain Lanéelle

Catherine Geslain Lanéelle

Executive Director, EFSA

 

Catherine Geslain-Lanéelle has been EFSA’s Executive Director since July 2006 and was previously one of the two Vice-Chairs of EFSA's Management Board from 2002. Throughout her career, Ms Geslain-Lanéelle has held several positions of responsibility within the food sector. In 2000, she was appointed Director General of the Food Department within the French Agricultural Ministry at the height of the BSE crisis in France. In this post, she was responsible for managing health risks related to food, animal health and welfare, and plant protection as well as risk communications. Ms Geslain-Lanéelle remained in this post until April 2003 when she became Regional Director of Agriculture and Forestry for the Ile de France region. She has held a number of international positions, notably as Chair of the Codex Alimentarius Committee on General Principles in 2001 and 2002, as well as Deputy Director of the French Department of International Trade from 1998 to 2000, managing French food aid. Here she worked closely with the European Commission and several other international organisations, working to promote the European agricultural model. She also worked at the European Commission from 1991 to 1993 as a National Expert at DG III (DG Industry and Internal Market) in the area of food safety. Catherine Geslain-Lanéelle has a Master of Science from the Institut National Agronomique Paris-Grignon and from the Ecole Nationale du Génie Rural, des Eaux et des Forêts.

Pamela Bailey

Pamela Bailey

President & CEO, Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA)

 

Pamela G. Bailey is president and CEO of the Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA). GMA represents the world’s leading food, beverage and consumer products companies. The association promotes sound public policy, champions initiatives that increase productivity and growth and helps to protect the safety and security of the food supply through scientific excellence. The GMA board of directors is comprised of chief executive officers from the association’s member companies. The $2.1 trillion food, beverage and consumer packaged goods industry employs 14 million workers, and contributes over $1 trillion in added value to the nation’s economy. Prior to joining GMA, Bailey was president and CEO of the Personal Care Products Council (formerly the Cosmetic, Toiletry, and Fragrance Association) from April 2005 to January 2009. She served as president and CEO of the Advanced Medical Technology Association (AdvaMed) from 1999 to 2005. When the Healthcare Leadership Council (HLC), an organization of more than 50 healthcare industry chief executives, was founded in 1988, Bailey was named its president and CEO, a post she held until 1999. In the 1970’s and ‘80’s, Bailey served in the White House for three U.S. Presidents. She rose from a research assistant to the President to assistant director of the Domestic Council, with responsibilities for the President’s health, welfare and aging policies. In 1983 she served as special assistant to the President and deputy director of the White House Office of Public Affairs. At the White House she initiated the Office of Communications Planning and led it in 1984 and 1985. From 1975 to 1981, Bailey was director of government relations for the American Hospital Supply Corporation. In 1981, she was nominated by President Reagan and confirmed by the Senate to serve as assistant secretary for public affairs for the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). In 1987, she was named president of the National Committee for Quality Health Care (NCQHC). Bailey is currently a director of Greatbatch Technologies, Inc. and MedCath Corporation. She also serves on the board of GS1 US and is vice chair of the Partnership for Food Safety Education. She is a member of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Committee of 100, a network of leading association executives. From 1997 to 2006, Bailey was a director of the American Stores Company and Albertsons, Inc. Bailey is a Trustee of Franklin and Marshall College and is a Trustee Emeritus of the Holton-Arms School. Born and raised in Reading, Pennsylvania, she is a graduate of Mount Holyoke College (A.B., 1970). She is married and has five children.

Speakers

Philippe Binard

Philippe Binard

General Delegate, Freshfel Europe

 

Philippe Binard (Belgian nationality, born in 1961) is currently the General Delegate of Freshfel Europe, the European Fresh Produce Association (www.freshfel.org). This association is the European fresh fruit and vegetables representative body incorporating more than 200 members (associations and companies) from the fresh produce sector. Philippe has a legal background from the University of Leuven (1984), and he joined CIMO (European Fruit and Vegetables Importers Association) in 1987, after several trainings in both the public and private sector. He became General Delegate of that organisation in 1992. In 2001, he was appointed General Delegate of Freshfel Europe, the new association launched as the single platform for the European fresh produce sector. Besides his responsibilities within Freshfel Europe, Philippe is also in charge of other trade associations, namely ECBTA (European Banana Trade Association), WAPA (World Apple and Pear Association – www.wapa-association.org) and SHAFFE (Southern Hemisphere Association of Fresh Fruit Exporters – www.shaffe.net). He was also the Secretary General of ECSLA (European Cold Storage and Logistics Association – www.ecsla.be) from 1989 to 2002.

Susanne Logstrup

Susanne Logstrup

Director, EHN

 

Susanne Løgstrup is Director of the European Heart Network (EHN), a Brussels-based alliance of heart foundations in Europe. Mrs. Løgstrup is responsible for coordinating EHN’s research. She has overseen the development and publication of EHN papers on food, nutrition and CVD prevention; EHN’s position on nutrition and health claims; a systematic review of consumer understanding of nutrition labelling; a research paper on EU’s fruit and vegetable policy; and reviews of front-of-pack nutrition schemes. She has been responsible for several pan-European projects, including on children, obesity and associated avoidable chronic diseases. Mrs. Løgstrup represents EHN at the EU Platform for action on diet, physical activity and health. Previously, Susanne Løgstrup was an Attorney-at-law in Copenhagen and Paris. Susanne Løgstrup holds masters’ degrees in Law (Candidata Juris, Copenhagen, Denmark) and Business Administration (MBA, Paris, France/Hartford, US).

Renate Sommer MEP

Renate Sommer MEP

Rapporteur- Consumer's Proposal , European Parliament

 

Dr. Renate Sommer holds a doctorate degree in agricultural sciences of Bonn University (dissertation on consumer behaviour in buying food). She worked as an academic assistant at the faculty of agriculture, and as policy officer for the German Farmers Union. Between 1994 and 1999 she was city councillor in Herne and vice-chairwoman of the Christian-Democratic Party (CDU) in the Herne municipal council. Since 1999, she is a member of the European Parliament, where she is working in the Joint Parliamentary Committee EU-Turkey, the Committee on Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs, and in the Committee on the Environment, Public Health and Food Safety.

Lyn Trytsman-Gray

Lyn Trytsman-Gray

Chair , CIAA Diet Task Force

 

Lyn Trytsman-Gray is Director Public Affairs, Kraft Foods. Lyn began her career with the UK civil service in London. After serving in the private office of the head of the Home Office (Justice/Internal Affairs ministry), she was seconded to the European Commission in Brussels in 1988. Once Lyn’s secondment to the Commission had been completed, she decided to stay in Brussels and took on a role as a delegate for the wholesale/retail trade association. This was followed by roles working in public affairs consultancies in Brussels dealing with a wide range of clients and EU issues, until she was appointed Director General of ACE, an international trade association in the paper /packaging/forestry sector in 1993. Lyn left ACE in 2000 to become Head of the new Brussels office of Boots (a pharmaceutical and retail company). She was appointed Director of Public Affairs for Kraft Foods in August 2004. Lyn holds a number of positions in industry association bodies. Lyn is also President of the Society of European Affairs Professionals (SEAP).

Sue Davies

Sue Davies

Chief Policy Adviser , Which?

 

Sue Davies is the Chief Policy Adviser at Which?, working on food issues. She is also a member of the Management Board of the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) and the Council of Food Policy Advisers for England. She represents BEUC, the European Consumer Organisation, on the EU’s Platform on Diet, Physical Activity and Health and is also the EU co-chair of the Transatlantic Consumer Dialogue (TACD) Food Policy Committee. She was awarded an MBE in 2003 for services to food safety.

Clair Baynton

Clair Baynton

Head of Nutrition, , Food Standards Agency

 

Clair Baynton is Head of Nutrition at the Food Standards Agency. Clair has worked at the FSA since it came into being in April 2000, and was appointed into her current post in November 2009. The Nutrition Division has responsibility in the FSA for taking forward initiatives to encourage industry to reformulate foods to reduce levels of salt and saturated fat, and to promote awareness to enable consumers to choose a healthier diet and help to reduce diet related diseases. Prior to this post Clair was Head of Novel Foods, Additives and Supplements Division at the FSA, and had policy responsibility for novel and genetically modified foods, food additives, nanotechnology and food supplements.

Joan Prats

Joan Prats

Corporate Responsibility Director Health & Wellness, Coca-Cola Europe

 

Joan Prats’ role with Coca-Cola encompasses the full business scope of the Company’s approach to Health and Wellness. Joan is responsible for leading the development and execution of a Health and Wellness strategy in partnership with internal and external stakeholders. Since taking this responsibility in 2004, Joan has been instrumental in ensuring a coherent and focused multi-stakeholder strategy involving all business partners to demonstrate the real contribution of the Coca-Cola system and also the industry at large. Joan has worked to position Coca-Cola as being a key, trusted partner in the health and wellness debate with European governments, NGOs and other opinion leaders.
Joan’s previous roles with Coca-Cola have included Business Planning Director, and Executive Assistant to the West Europe Group President; Director of Organizational Strategy, Iberia; Director of Marketing in Portugal and Operations Director of Spain. Additionally, Joan is actively contributes his expertise and leadership to key industry associations. He gives his time to act as vice-chairman of EUFIC (European Food Information Council) and as a member of the executive committee of the World Federation of Advertisers among other industry representative roles. Joan Prats holds an MBA from Thunderbird, the international business school of international management in Phoenix, Arizona, USA; an Economics degree from Barcelona University in Spain and an executive education from Wharton, USA.

Jaroslaw Waligora

Jaroslaw Waligora

Policy Officer, European Commission

 

Bio tbc

Joanna Wrona

Joanna Wrona

Audiovisual Media Services Directive (AVMD), European Commission

 

Joanna Wrona completed her Law Degree at the University of Maria Curie-Sklodowska (Lublin, Poland) and subsequently a European Law Degree at the College of Europe (Natolin). She followed doctoral research in the field of surreptitious advertising at Lancaster University (Law School). In 1999, she began working in the European Harmonization Department of the Office for the Committee of European Integration. She was appointed Deputy Head of the Consumer Policy Unit in the Office for Competition and Consumer Protection in 2002, before being promoted to Head of Unit. Since April 2007 she has worked for DG INFSO, Audiovisual Media and Policy Unit, as a seconded national expert. She is responsible for the transposition and implementation of the AVMS Directive, in particular concerning advertising to children of foods high in fat, salt and sugar.

Will Gilroy

Will Gilroy

Communications Director, The World Federation of Advertisers

 

Will Gilroy joined World Federation of Advertisers (WFA) in 2002 as Communications Manager and was made Director of Communications in 2007. He has responsibilities for a number of public affairs dossiers, internal and external communications and media relations. A public affairs expert on advertising and children and food and beverage advertising, he coordinates The Responsible Advertising and Children Programme (www.responsible-advertising.org), which brings together advertisers, agencies and the media worldwide to address issues relating to advertising and children. The group seeks to bridge corporate public affairs and marketing functions in order to help marketers better align their practices with public and political sensitivities. It also represents key industry interests before bodies, such as the World Health Organisation, Codex Alimentarius, the European institutions and national regulators. Will also has special regional responsibilities for Latin America and Asia-Pacific and coordinates the WFA activities in these regions. Prior to joining the WFA, he spent seven years as a press and TV journalist working in France, UK and Spain covering issues ranging from European politics, Corporate Social Responsibility and immigration to travel and sport. Clients included ARTE, Channel 4 and The Times, London. A British national, Will is a graduate of Modern Languages from St. Catherine’s College, Oxford University and speaks French and Spanish.

Laurence Doughan

Laurence Doughan

Coordinator of National Plan Nutrition Health , Federal Ministry of Public Health, Belgium

 

Bio tbc

Joao Breda

Joao Breda

Senior Officer Noncommunicable Diseases and Environment (Nutrition), WHO Regional Office for Europe

 

João Joaquim Rodrigues da Silva Breda, born January the 16th of 1967. Graduate in Nutritional Sciences by the Oporto University in 1991. Master in Public Health by the Medical Sciences Faculty of the Universidade Nova de Lisboa in 1996. Doctorate student at the Nutritional Sciences Faculty of the Oporto University and MBA in from the European University. Senior Officer Noncommunicable diseases (Regional Adviser) Nutrition at WH Euro. He was the Portuguese representative in the WHO-Europe for the area of Nutrition and Physical Activity and in the European Union is also the focal point from Portugal in the European Network on Nutrition and Physical Activity, at the High Level Group on Nutrition & PA and the European Platform on Diet, Nutrition and Physical Activity of the EU. First and former Coordinator of the National Platform against Obesity under the Portuguese Ministry of Health. Worked as a Public Health Nutritionist at the General Health Directorate in the Portuguese Ministry of Health. As a graduate student participated in several courses, namely: Health Perspectives in the World, WHO – Copenhagen; Advanced Course in Nutritional and Lifestyle Epidemiology, Wageningen Agricultural University; Summer Course of Alcohol and Drug Studies, Rutgers University - State University of New Jersey; Erasmus Summer Programme. Erasmus University – Roterdam (advanced courses in epidemiology and biostatistics); Training the Trainees Course by the Portuguese Employment and Professional Training Institute in cooperation with the Tourism National Institute; European Educational Programme in Epidemiology – Florence. Food Habits, in Faculdade de Ciências da Nutrição e Alimentação – Oporto University; Mediterranean School of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Calabria; Health Services Management – Harvard School of Public Health. Published in scientific journals and presented in national and international congresses, several dozens of papers and also published six original books. He was Professor of Nutrition at the Universidade Atântica and course director of the Nutritional Sciences Degree, at the Hospitality School and Tourism of Coimbra and a Professor at the Faculty of Agriculture Faculty of Coimbra teaching Nutrition and Dietetics.

Joost Martens

Joost Martens

Director General, Consumers International

 

Joost Martens is Director General of Consumers International (CI), the global federation of consumer organisations. His role is to lead the consumer movement’s global strategy of holding corporations to account and putting the consumer voice at the heart of decision making. This involves working closely with CI’s 220 member organisations, to maximise the movement’s common potential to campaign, influence policy and develop consumer rights and responsibilities globally. Joost joined CI in October 2008, after eight years working as Oxfam Regional Director for Central America, Mexico, and the Caribbean. He has also spent considerable time working for the International Labour Organisation, UNHCR and the Dutch Development organisation, SNV. His work included postings in Asia, Africa and Latin America. Joost, who is from The Netherlands, hold a Masters degree in Business Economics from State University, Groningen, Netherlands.


Anne Heughan

Anne Heughan

External Affairs Director, Unilever, on behalf of CIAA

 

Anne Heughan is a State Registered Dietitian. She is currently working for Unilever as External Affairs Director. Prior to this Anne was European Nutrition and Health Manager in Unilever where she worked on key innovations and nutrition and health communications. Before joining Unilever, she was Deputy Director of the Coronary Prevention Group and was involved in developing nutrition policies and campaigns such as school meals, children and heart disease and graphical nutrition labelling. Previously she was Account Director at Burson- Marsteller, a large Public Relations company. Anne started her career as a Community Dietitian in the NHS in London. She was responsible for introducing, managing and developing nutrition education in schools. During her career she has sat on many government and industry committees looking at science, diet and health. She is currently chair of the CIAA Nutrition and Health claims working group as well as the FDF Nutrition Group. She is currently a trustee of the British Nutrition Foundation and a Board member of European Food Information Council. She is also a member of the British Dietetic Association, the Nutrition Society and the Guild of Food Writers.

Stefanie Geiser

Stefanie Geiser

Italy Regulatory Affairs, EAS

 

Stefanie Geiser is Regulatory Affairs Manager at the EAS branch based in Italy. While following European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) developments closely, she is specialised in providing companies with strategic health claims advice and assistance in overcoming EU regulatory barriers for the marketing of innovative food ingredients and products. Stefanie studied biology, specialising in biochemistry and plant physiology (University of Aachen - Germany, and University of Bologna - Italy). Following her studies she worked in the field of organic food products at the European Commission, DG VI, Agriculture. Since joining EAS in 1995 she has been an adviser on regulatory issues to European and international industry associations.

Jennette Higgs

Jennette Higgs

UK Dietician, American Peanut Council

 

Jennette Higgs is a Registered Dietitian, consultant Public Health Nutritionist and Sports Dietitian with over 25yrs experience of working in hospitals, community and industry, in clinical, advisory and management roles. Industry roles include 5yrs with Nutricia and 8yrs with the Meat and Livestock Commission as Nutrition and Dietetics Manager. Jennette established her own nutrition consultancy, Food To Fit in 2000 to work with food industry clients on strategic, marketing and PR issues. She has been Consultant Nutritionist and Media Specialist for the American Peanut Council in London for the past 10 years and has recently joined the INC Scientific Committee, representing dried fruits. Jennette is Project Director for the Health Education Trust, www.healthedtrust.com, a school Governor and has two sons.

Mike Rayner

Mike Rayner

Director , British Heart Foundation Health Promotion Research Group

 

Mike Rayner is Director of the British Heart Foundation Health Promotion Research Group which is based within the Department of Public Health of the University of Oxford. The Group carries out research into food advertising and labelling, so-called ‘fat taxes’ and the relationship between a healthy diet and a sustainable diet. Mike is Vice Chair of Sustain: the alliance for better food and farming and a trustee of the National Heart Forum in the UK. He is Chair of the Nutrition Expert Group for the European Heart Network based in Brussels. Mike is also Assistant Curate, St Matthew’s Church, Oxford.

Jie Hu

Jie Hu

Policy Advisor, EAS, Asia

 

Jie HU is a Policy Adviser at EAS. She provides strategic and regulatory advice on food, nutrition and health issues at both international and the Asian regional level, covering e.g. Codex Alimentarius, ASEAN food regulatory harmonization and APEC food safety initiatives. Jie has expertise on the food framework and regulations in both the EU and Asia. She is actively involved in food and nutrition policy development in Asia, working with various international bodies. One of her latest articles on ASEAN food regulatory harmonization was published in the 2009 annual edition of the International Review of Food Science and Technology, an official publication of the International Union of Food Science and Technology (IUFoST). Before joining EAS she worked at McKinsey & Company in Belgium, where she acquired expertise on regulatory strategy and competitive intelligence across industry sectors, with primary focus on the food and health industry, in regions such as Europe and Asia. Jie Hu has double masters in economics and strategic management from EDHEC Business School and ESC Lille in France. She speaks fluent English, French and Chinese.

tbc, WHO *

 

Bio tbc

Jaap Seidell

Jaap Seidell

Professor, Nutrition and Health

 

Jacob (Jaap) C. Seidell, PhD is professor of Nutrition and Health, and director of the Institute for Health Sciences at the School of Health & Life Sciences at the Vrije Universiteit and the VU University Medical Center in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. He is also scientific director of the Research Center on Obesity Prevention Zwolle (OPOZ), board member of the Information Center for Overweight (KCO), chairman of the Partnership Overweight Netherlands (PON), chairman of the scientific advisory board of the European EPODE Network (integrated prevention of overweight in children) and chairman of the scientific committee of the Choices Foundation (on food labelling and nutrient profiling). He formerly had senior management positions at the National Institute of Public Health and the Environment and was a senior research fellow of the Royal Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW) and was an intern in the UK (Cambridge University), a postdoc in Sweden (Sahlgrens Hospital, Göteborg) and the United States (Johns Hopkins, NIA, Baltimore) and spend a sabbatical in Canada (Laval University, Quebec). He was editor-in-chief of the "European Journal of Clinical Nutrition" (1996-2006) and associate editor of “Public Health Nutrition”, “Obesity Facts” and the “Obesity Journal”. He is honorary professor at the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Glasgow in Scotland and in 1999 he was awarded with the bi-annual Nutrition Prize (Liga Voedingsprijs) in The Netherlands and in 2004 he delivered the Boyd Orr Lecture to the Nutrition Society in the United Kingdom and the “Media Magnet Award” (2005) for science communication. He has served as president-elect and as president (1992-2000) of the European Association for the Study of Obesity and is currently president of the Netherlands Academy of Nutritional Sciences (NAV) and secretary of the Federation of European Nutrition Societies (FENS: 2007-2011). He serves as a member of and advisor to various national and international scientific and governmental organizations including the Netherlands Health Council, the World Health Organization and the International Obesity Task Force and thr National Childhood Obesity Foundation (US). At the VU University Jaap Seidell is responsible for research and academic training (BSc, MSc, PhD) in health sciences at the VU University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands. His research topics include:- epidemiological studies on the causes and consequences of overweight and obesity and related disorders,
- effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of interventions aimed at prevention and treatment of overweight and obesity and related disorders. Disciplines of research include genetics, endocrinology, physiology, epidemiology, psychology, behavioral sciences, health economics, public health. For a list of scientific publications see: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/sites/entrez (search term: seidell-j*). Citation analysis (Web of Science, accessed February 2010): 284 publications which were cited 12,429 times ( h-index : 63). Consultancies: (always unpaid) consultancies to government, research funding organizations, food industry, pharmaceutical companies, health care organizations, NGO's, consumer organizations and media.

Claus Vogele

Claus Vogele

Research, University of Luxembourg

 

Bio tbc

Moderators

Gary Finnegan

Gary Finnegan

Section Editor, EurActiv

 

Gary Finnegan is Section Editor at EurActiv where he writes about health, science & research, innovation, and enterprise. Gary has a degree in physiology from Trinity College, Dublin, and an MSc in science communication from Dublin City University. He has served as Editor of Irish Medial News and written for a range of scientific and medical publications, as well as contributing to public policy debates on television and radio. Gary was a national winner of the 2009 EU Health Prize for Journalists and was awarded the 2007 Irish Medical Media award for online journalism. His book on China, entitled Beijing for Beginners: An Irishman in the People’s Republic, was published in 2008.

Russell Patten

Russell Patten

Chief Executive , Grayling Political Strategy

 

Russell Patten is Chief Executive at Grayling Brussels. A British national, Russell’s career in Brussels spans 20 years, encompassing a wide range of corporations, trade associations and the European Institutions. After beginning his career at the European Commission (Telecommunications), Russell joined the law firm, Oppenheimer, Wolff & Donnelly specialising in EU telecoms competition, and trade law. Russell subsequently moved to a British public affairs consultancy, IGA Europe, and in 1995 joined Hill & Knowlton, where he ran the PA department of the Brussels office until his promotion to Vice-President in 2002 responsible for PA in the EMEA region. He was secretary-general of the European Express Association from 1994 to 2003, is currently Secretary-General of Transfrigoroute International and was also president of the British Chamber of Commerce in Belgium from 2005 to 2007. He is a professor at the College of Europe, ISMAPP and the University of Kent and holds a degree in political sciences and languages from the University of Kent, a diploma in French politics from the ‘Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Paris’ and a Masters in EU Affairs from the College of Europe in Bruges.

Neville Craddock

Neville Craddock

Director, Neville Craddock Associates

 

Neville Craddock spent his whole career in the food industry, including over 30 years practical experience of EU and UK food law development and compliance, and the management of food- and food law-related consumer issues. Formerly Head of Regulatory Affairs for a major international food company, he now operates his own Consultancy and has undertaken projects and workshops for national and international governmental organisations, food businesses and trade associations in Asia, Africa, Europe and North America on EU and WTO requirements on food law, safety and quality management. He is a former member of the UK Food Advisory Committee and UK Advisory Committee on Novel Foods and Processes (advising the UK government on food law, labelling and safety matters and Novel and GM foods, respectively) and is currently Vice-President of the Institute of Food Science and Technology (IFST) and a Council member of the European Food Law Association (UK).

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